Gotye has revealed that Frank Ocean and Taylor Swift are among his fave artists, and that the singer regards 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' is one of the catchiest pop songs he's ever heard.
That's high praise, especially coming from the artist whose 'Somebody That I Used To Know' topped 26 singles charts across the world.
The star said: "I really love Frank Ocean's work. I think his mixtape and his album are fantastic, he's got an incredible voice and he's a really interesting songwriter,"
On Swift, currently dating One Direction star Harry Styles he said: "On the more pop end of the spectrum, the first time I heard Taylor Swift's 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' I thought it was one of the most killer pop songs I've ever heard," he recalled.
The Belgian-Australian star added that he was happy to be nominated against some of his favourite stars at The Grammys, saying: "There are a bunch of great songs and bands and to be nominated amongst, and someone like Bjork in the alternative album category is quite a [head-]spinner, she's an incredible artist. Very adventurous, very forward-thinking, it's very flattering."
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