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Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know

This song first came to my attention when I heard the amazing Walk Off The Earth version. The chorus is just so catchy and its got a great little riff. Let’s learn to play it on the ukulele …

This arrangement is inspired by Al’s version over at UkeHunt. You can find a longer version of it over there. If you are looking to learn a quick riff tho, keep reading.

What Are We Learning To Play?

Below is a video of what you will be able to play by the end of this post. 

Gotye Ukulele Tabs

Not sure how to read these? Check out this guide and you will be learning these ukulele tabs in no time.


This song would largely be considered a fingerpicking arrangement. There’s nothing too taxing going on. You need to assign your thumb, first and middle fingers to the C, E, A respectively. For extra help with fingerpicking, this post will guide you through everything you need to know.

Main Riff

It’s much of the same for the main riff running through the song. We are assigning the same fingers to the same strings. 

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This is part of a small project I’m working on. 30 days of learning new songs on the ukulele. You can check out all the other songs by clicking the link below.

The Basics

In this section, we will cover everything you need to know about starting to play the ukulele.