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Listen: Courtney Barnett shares video for new track ‘Rae Street,’ announces forthcoming album ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’

Courtney Barnett has made her return with the announcement of her forthcoming album, Things Take Time, Take Time, out on November 12th via Mom+Pop. As part of the announcement, she’s shared a video for her new single, “Rae Street.”

The twangy, gloomy new track revolves around Barnett’s perfectly slack vocals and a droning guitar line. The accompanying video sees Barnett performing along to the track, teaching a kid to ride a bike, walking a dog, and more.

It looks like Courtney Barnett is going to really lean into her relaxed, country-tinged sound that feels reminiscent of Kurt Vile. The witty lyrics also shine on this tune, as she sings lines like, “Time is money, and money is no man’s friend.”

Watch the video for “Rae Street” below.

Things Take Time, Take Time marks the follow-up to the Aussie alt-rocker’s 2018 album, Tell Me How You Really Feel. It also follows the release of her free digital archive, which features career-spanning live performances.

The other tracks deal “unabashedly with love, renewal, healing and self-discovery,” according to a press release. Written over two years, the album sees Barnett at her most creative and most intimate. Courtney Barnett truly lets the listener into her private world on this album.

Check out the tracklist for Things Take Time, Take Time below.

Things Take Time, Take Time Tracklist:

01 – “Rae Street”
02 – “Sunfair Sundown”
03 – “Here’s the Thing”
04 – “Before You Gotta Go”
05 – “Turning Green”
06 – “Take It Day By Day”
07 – “If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight”
08 – “Write a List of Things to Look Forward To”
09 – “Splendour”
10 – “Oh the Night”

Barnett is also set to embark on a North American tour. Check out the dates below.

North American Tour Dates:

Mon November 29 – Las Vegas, NA @ Brooklyn Bowl with Bedouine
Tues December 1 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory with Bedouine
Thurs December 2 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Depot with Bedouine
Sat December 4 – Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren with Bartees Strange
Sun December 5 – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park with Bartees Strange
Thu, December 9 – Los Angeles, CA – The Theater at Ace Hotel with Warpaint
Fri December 10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Ace with Bartees Strange
Sun December 12 – Oakland, CA @ The Fox with Bartees Strange
Tues December 14 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount with Bartees Strange
Wed December 15 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore
Sat January 22 – Minneapolis, MN @ Palace Theatre with Julia Jacklin
Sun January 23 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre with Julia Jacklin
Tues January 25 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre with Julia Jacklin
Wed January 26 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live with Julia Jacklin
Fri January 28 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman with Julia Jacklin
Sat January 29 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern with Julia Jacklin
Mon January 31 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel with Shamir
Wed February 2 – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club with Shamir
Thurs February 3 – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club with Shamir
Fri February 4 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met with Julia Jacklin
Sat February 5 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall with Julia Jacklin
Tues February 8 – Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre with Shamir
Thurs February 10 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground with Shamir
Fri February 11 – Montreal, QC @ Mtelus with Shamir
Sat February 12 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall with Shamir

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