Things Take Time, Take Time
Australian indie rocker Courtney Barnett's latest album Things Take Time, Take Time is an attempt to be kinder to herself. To not worry about the big picture of how to stay successful or even sane after achieving then sustaining global stardom against the backdrop of a world that seemed to be burning at each turn. Instead, she shfts her mind and focus on the small comforts — regular Zoom calls with friends during the Pandemic, taking in the laid-back beauty of a Joshua Tree sunset, the blush of a new love and the acceptance of the cycles of change in life. By Courtney's own admission she finds it hard to say the right thing in any given moment, and perhaps that's why songwriting is such a precious outlet for her. Anonymous Club, a new documentary by her longtime collaborator and friend, Danny Cohen (scheduled for released in 2022) will reveal the scope of her turmoil during the darkest days of her last tour. But for now she is employing her best defense 'being annoyingly optimistic."
Many thanks for making this possible — Thank you Courtney for giving us a piece of your heart, even when it hasn't been easy. To Mom & Pop Records for use of all songs. And to Katie Nelson and Grace Jones at Grandstand Media for all the support.
Songs Featured: "Rae St," "Avant Gardener," "Pedestrian At Best," "City Looks Pretty," "Nameless Faceless," "Splendour," "Oh The Night," and "If I Don't Hear From You Tonight."
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