Courtney Barnett on pandemic expressions, letter writing, & covering The Velvet Underground
Courtney Barnett: “When you decide that there’s rules, that’s when it becomes hard.”
Courtney Barnett catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about Things Take Time, Take Time. The Australian singer-songwriter discusses how the pandemic limited her musical resources, noticing the way people communicated during the lockdown, and doing a bulk of her writing from bed (her favorite place). Barnett also gets into some of the guitar moments on the record, having a theme of writing letters to other people, and covering The Velvet Underground’s I’ll Be Your Mirror.
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