Watch Courtney Barnett’s debut ‘SNL’ performance

The Aussie rocker played 'Pedestrian At Best' and ‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party’

Courtney Barnett made her debut on Saturday Night Live last night (May 21).

The 28-year-old Australian played ‘Pedestrian At Best’ and ‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party’ on the show, which was hosted this week by Portlandia comedian Fred Armisen.

Barnett also took part in a skit with SNL cast member Bobby Moynihan, in which she attempted to teach him Australian slang.

See the two performances and the skit below.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P23cKM9HyRs

Barnett’s debut album ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit’ recently won her the Australian Music Prize, the Australian equivalent of the UK’s Mercury Prize, ahead of fellow nominees Tame Impala, Methyl Ethel and Royal Headache.

She also won songwriter of the year at the Australian Performing Rights Association (Apra) Awards this year, an award that had been held by Sia for the previous three years.

The album also received acclaim in the US, where Barnett was nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards this year. Asked at the time about her fellow nominees – including James Bay and Meghan Trainor – she said, “I don’t know who they are.”
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