COURTNEY BARNETT streams debut LP “Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit” in full out March 23rd‏

March 17, 2015


Streams debut LP “Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit” in full –
Out March 23rd on House Anxiety / Marathon Artists



With the anticipation for her debut album now at fever pitch,  Courtney Barnett streams ‘Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit’ in full.

Following up from the critically lauded “The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas” in 2013 (which, as the title suggests, collected her first two self-released EPs to beguiling effect), “Sometimes…” cements Barnett’s standing as one of the most distinctive voices in indie rock, mixing witty, often hilarious observations with devastating self-assessment over a beguiling collection of songs that reveals her as an ambitious songwriter with an ear for clever turns of phrase and an eye for story-song details that are literate without being pretentious. Depressing rentals and dead foxes, go-nowhere relationships and dead end suburbs, even her own fears, doubts and insecurities – nothing escapes Barnett’s caustic sense of humour.

Courtney Barnett and her band The Courtney Barnetts will be returning to European shores in March and April,  beginning on the 23rd with a special private album launch gallery show and encompassing dates across the UK and Europe,  alongside a number of key festival appearances.  Be sure not to miss out.


• Elevator Operator
• Pedestrian At Best
• An Illustration of Loneliness (Sleepless in New York)
• Small Poppies
• Depreston
• Aqua Profunda!
• Dead Fox
• Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party
• Debbie Downer
• Kim’s Caravan
• Boxing Day Blues


23/03 – Private 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

02/04 – Glasgow, Art School –  SOLD OUT
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 – SOLD OUT
12/04 – Berlin, Heimathefen

23/08 Green Man Festival, UK

More festival dates to be announced.

Pre-order and immediately download “Pedestrian At Best” here:
To pre – order the album across all formats please go to Courtney Barnett’s website

Watch the video here:

“Make no mistake,  this is a debut like few others.”  5 stars,  DIY

“A debut album with massive appeal.”  8/10,  Loud And Quiet

“Full of wry slacker pop and caustic humour.”  8/10,  NME

“Courtney Barnett has managed to expand her lyrical preoccupations… outwards and upwards.”  8/10,  Uncut

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