Depreston – Courtney Barnett
Beef up your 'mixtapes' with this growing collection of overlooked songs, old and new. One track, three times a week. Don’t forget to join in on the conversation, too.
‘We drive to a house in Preston/We see police arresting/A man with his hand in a bag/How's that for first impressions?’
Just in case you haven’t discovered Aussie singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett, here’s your starter kit, a house hunting tale complete with a how-this-song-was-built podcast on Song Exploder. Deadpan has seldom been so much fun, as Barnett’s piercing and funny lyrics are of the highest order. Her songs act as bursts of brilliance on playlists, her albums akin to short story anthologies.