Courtney Barnett Shares Video For ‘Depreston’

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Following the release of the absolutely awesome ‘Pedestraian At Best‘, Australian chronicler of the mundane Courtney Barnett has shared a video for her latest track ‘Depreston’. The song explores the tedium of house hunting, but becomes much much more than that.

Her focus on the tangible, and common place reminds me of Sun Kil Moon, film-maker Richard Linklater, and acclaimed underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar who stated that his work was, “autobiography written as it’s happening. The theme is about staying alive, getting a job, finding a mate, having a place to live, finding a creative outlet. Life is a war of attrition. You have to stay active on all fronts. It’s one thing after another. I’ve tried to control a chaotic universe. And it’s a losing battle. But I can’t let go. I’ve tried, but I can’t.”

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Courtney Barnett Depreston

Tracklisting

1.Elevator Operator
2.Pedestrian At Best
3.An Illustration of Loneliness (Sleepless in New York)
4.Small Poppies
5.Depreston
6.Aqua Profunda!
7.Dead Fox
8.Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party
9.Debbie Downer
10.Kim’s Caravan
11.Boxing Day Blues

Upcoming Live Dates

March
23/03 – Album Launch Gallery Show London
24/03 – Rough Trade Instore
25/03 – Paris, The Divan Du Monde – SOLD OUT
27/03 – Brighton, Concorde 2 – SOLD OUT
28/03 – Bristol, The Fleece – SOLD OUT
29/03 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
30/03 – Sheffield, Leadmill
31/03 – Newcastle, Newcastle University

April
02/04 – Glasgow, Art School
03/04 – Manchester, Gorilla  – SOLD OUT
04/04 – Dublin, Whelans  – SOLD OUT
05/04 – Nottingham, Bodega – upgraded to Rescue Rooms
07/04 – Cambridge, Junction 2 – upgraded to Junction 1
08/04 – Norwich, Waterfront
09/04 – London, Electric Ballroom – SOLD OUT
10/04 – London, Electric Ballroom – date added due to demand
12/04 – Berlin, Heimathefen

August
12/08 – Oya Festival, Norway
13/08 – Way Out West (Stay Out West), Sweden
20/08 – Frequency Festival, Austria
22/08 – Lowlands, Netherlands
23/08 Green Man Festival, UK

More festival dates to be announced.

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