1. Taken from the LP: "Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit"
    Released in March 23rd Worldwide (March 20th in Australia/NZ)

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    Clip by Bec Kingma

    DEPRESTON
    words & lyrics: Courtney Barnett

    You said we should look out further,
    I guess it wouldn’t hurt us.
    We don’t have to be around all these coffee shops.
    Now we’ve got that percolator,
    never made a latte greater.
    I’m saving twenty-three dollars a week.

    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.
    It’s a “Californian bungalow in a cul-de-sac”.

    It’s got a lovely garden,
    a garage for two cars to park in
    (“or a lot of room for storage if you’ve just got one”).
    And it’s going pretty cheap you say?
    “Well it’s a deceased estate…
    aren’t the pressed metal ceilings great?”

    Then I see the handrails in the shower,
    a collection of those canisters for coffee, tea and flour,
    and a photo of a young man in a van in Vietnam.

    And I can’t think of floorboards anymore,
    whether the front room faces south or north,
    and I wonder what she bought it for.

    (If you’ve got a spare half a million, you should knock it down and start rebuilding)

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