About Courtney Barnett
Courtney Melba Barnett is an Australian singer/songwriter and musician. Known for her witty, rambling lyrics and deadpan singing style, Barnett attracted attention with the release of her debut EP, I’ve Got A Friend Called Emily Ferris. International interest from the UK and North American music press came with the release of The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas in October 2013.
Barnett’s debut album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, was released in 2015 to widespread acclaim. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2015 she won four awards from eight nominations. She was nominated for Best New Artist at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards and for International Female Solo Artist at the 2016 Brit Awards. In 2017 she released Lotta Sea Lice, a collaborative album with Kurt Vile. On 15 February 2018, Barnett released the single Nameless, Faceless followed by Need a Little Time on 15 March 2018. The third single, Sunday Roast, was released on 10 May 2018 along with an accompanying music video. Her second album, Tell Me How You Really Feel was released on 18 May 2018.