Depreston - Courtney Barnett

from the forthcoming album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit (2015)

I really dig Courtney Barnett's deadpan, rambling style.  Songs like Avant Gardener and History Eraser are staples in most of my newer music playlists.

With great anticipation, I devoured the two pre-releases from her forthcoming album, Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.  The song Depreston plays repeatedly on all my devices.

This song captures me with its visual imagery.  Like many great songs, the little images paint a collective landscape that beautifully collects time and place.

You said that we should look out further
I guess it wouldn't hurt us
We'd needn't have to be at all these coffee shops
Now we got that percolator
Never made a latte greater
I'm saving 23 dollars a weeks

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
This place seems depressing
Its the California bungalow in a cup-de-sac

Little things, like the way she says "coffee shop" make all the difference.

Check it out.  Hope you enjoy the ride...

Click Here to watch the official video.

Click Here to watch Courtney Barnett perform solo for NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert series.  It contains of Avant Gardener, History Eraser, and Depreston.

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