Courtney Barnett Covers Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Don’t Do It’
Van Etten calls Barnett "an important musical influence" since 2014
Van Etten calls Barnett “an important musical influence” since 2014, noting that “from the first time we met, I felt I made an immediate friend.” She added in a social media post, “I admire Courtney’s writing style in that she has such a unique and intimate narrative approach while being personal and funny, without giving too much away,” Van Etten said.
“I feel connected to her music and perspective, while always wanting to learn more – and as a friend, she has offered me guidance and advice while also being an ear when I have been in a rut or when I am in need of a new approach to look at my writing in a new way.”
The first cut put out from the project was “Save Yourself,” which Lucinda Williams covered.
Check out Barnett’s version of “Don’t Do It” below.