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Gotye. Picture: AP

Back before Wally de Backer became Gotye he was Wally Basic from The Basics.

After he collected three Grammy Awards on Monday, it was announced two Basics albums Ingredients and Leftovers will be released later this month.

Ingredients is a best-of album taking songs from each of the three Basics albums and the occasional single that fell in between.

Leftovers compiles the B-sides, demos and alternate versions but also includes a previously unreleased song So Hard For You.

The Basics were Kris Basic (Schroeder) and bass, Wally Basic (de Backer aka Gotye) on drums and Tim Basic (Heath) on guitar.

The Basics had limited commercial success but their music has made its way into television shows and has been played on Scrubs and Californication.

Both Ingredients and Leftovers will be released on February 22.