Since the release of her full-length debut in March 2015, Courtney Barnett has been celebrated as one of the most distinctive and compelling voices in indie rock, a singer-songwriter who mixes witty and occasionally heartbreaking observations with devastating self-assessment.
Announcing a major talent, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit sent fans and critics alike shuffling through their record collections to find a similarly impressive first album. Rolling Stone praised her as “one of the sharpest, most original songwriters around—at any level, in any genre… a self-strafing humorist á la Lena Dunham who’s also a Dylan-style word ninja.”. Courtney then raised her game further with electric live shows to adoring audiences across 5 continents, she was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best New Artist category and for International Female Solo Artist at the 2016 Brit Awards. She also won won a USA Independent Music Association's Libera Award.
At home in Australia, Barnett has won 4 ARIA Awards, Triple J's Award for Australian Album of The Year, the prestigious Australian Music Prize and APRA's Australian Songwriter Of The Year.
Barnett ended 2015 on dozens of end-of-year lists and topped it all off with performances on The Ellen Degeneres Show, three appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and the season finale of Saturday Night Live.