Courtney Barnett wins 4 ARIA awards

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We are so excited that Courtney Barnett took home 4 ARIA awards – Best Female, Best Independent Album, Best Breakthrough Artist and Best Cover Art for her incredible debut LP ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit’

She has been on a bit of a winning spree recently after winning the J Award for Best Australian Album, 3 AIR Award wins including Best Independent Album, Best Independent Artist and Best Independent Single. Plus she also took home Best Female, Best Song, Best Album and Best Band at The Age Music Victoria Awards. Phew.

Catch CB performing her award winning album at Falls Festival, Sugar Mountain, Southbound and at her headline AU shows. Full tour details are available here.

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Courtney Barnett on the cover of Shortlist

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Check out Courtney Barnett on the cover of The Age and Sydney Morning Herald shortlist today!

CB had a chat about her experience on being nominated for eight ARIA awards. Have a read of the feature here.

It’s been a pretty crazy week with Courtney Barnett. Last night she took home the J Award for Australian Album of the Year and we could not be more proud!

Last month, she performed Patti Smith’s ‘Horses’ with Jen Cloher. Watch the incredible performance below.

Courtney Barnett nominated for 8 ARIAS


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We could not be more excited & proud of Courtney Barnett right now! 8 ARIA nominations and already a win for BEST COVER ART!

She’s been nominated for:

A huge congrats to Milk Records & team Lookout Kid.

If you missed it, Courtney worked with Jack White on a recent cover of Shivers by Rowland S. Howard. Have a listen to it below.

Courtney Barnett shares new single produced by Jack White

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Milk! Records and Remote Control in conjunction with Third Man Records are proud to announce the next exceptional instalment of the Jack White-produced Blue Series of singles. Of the upcoming release Third Man records have said:

“Third Man is privileged to work with Melbourne, Australia’s very own Courtney Barnett, a sharp singer-songwriter-guitarist who has quickly made her mark on garage pop fans worldwide with her witty, self-deprecating, and authentic observations turned into raw, stream-of-consciousness lyrics and blunt melodies. The wry-and-dry songstress stopped by Third Man Studios in Nashville over a long weekend this summer to record a couple tracks and damn did she ever deliver.”

The A-side “Boxing Day Blues Revisited” is the slinky and bittersweet epilogue to “Boxing Day Blues,” the somber closer from her album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit. It’s a strangely catching, plaintive reflection on the loneliness that blossoms when a person you care about treats you like literal garbage. The track is jaunty yet aloof, with CB’s trademark conversational lyricism in perfect contrast to the B-side, a beautifully dark reboot of the Roland S. Howard-penned “Shivers” back from his days in The Boys Next Door.

Barnett’s unfastened delivery of an ironic tale of teenage love and mortality brings a new level of feeling to the song, making it a welcome addition to the mix you’ve been working on. The limited edition 7″ vinyl is set to be released world-wide on Friday 16th of October.

Courtney Barnett announces Australian tour with Cloud Control

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To celebrate a monumental year, today Courtney has announced a headline tour playing Perth at the Astor Theatre on Thursday 7 January, Sydney at The Enmore Theatre on Saturday 16 January and Melbourne on Friday 22 January at The Palais Theatre. Tickets for all shows go on sale to the public from 9am Tuesday 11th August. Full ticket information and purchase links below. Joining Courtney on her Australian Theatre tour will be the amazing Cloud Control.

Along with her headline shows, Courtney Barnett will be playing the Falls Music and Arts Festival over New Years in Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron as well as Southbound 2016.

Plus watch her teaser video for new single ‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party’