no. 11 - jjj hottest 100 oz albums of all time

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    Hearts a Mess


    Like Drawing Blood 2006-2009

    Gotye's second album Like Drawing Blood was featured by Triple J in May 2006[6] and was voted Number 1 in the listeners poll of the Best Album of 2006.[7] The album was also nominated for a J Award that year.[8] Two tracks from that album, "Learnalilgivinanlovin" and "Hearts a Mess", were ranked 94 and 8 respectively in Triple J's Hottest 100 for 2006.[9] "Like Drawing Blood" has been certified Gold for sales of over 35,000 copies. His first single, "Learnalilgivinanlovin", was released in August, 2006. More recently, Triple J have recognised his work with The Basics, playlisting tracks like "With This Ship", "Like A Brother" and "Wait For You".

    In September 2006, Gotye was nominated for an ARIA Award for best independent release for the album Like Drawing Blood.[10] Also in 2006 Gotye won 'Most Outstanding New Independent Artist' at the inaugural Australian Independent Record (AIR) Chart Awards[11] and Like Drawing Blood was amongst nine shortlisted finalists in the 2006 Australian Music Prize.[12]

    In 2007, Wally won the ARIA for best male artist. As a result of the publicity of the nomination, Like Drawing Blood re-entered the ARIA albums chart at #36, surpassing the previous peak of #39. Also, Mixed Blood debuted on the ARIA albums chart at #44. Both of these entries came the first week after the ARIA Awards. In 2009 Gotye - "Hearts A Mess" came in at #77 in Triple J Hottest 100 of all time, voted by the Australian public.[13]

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