Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener

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AVANT GARDENER was written by Courtney Barnett

Lyrics

I sleep in late
Another day
Oh what a wonder
Oh what a waste.
It’s a monday
It’s so mundane
What exciting things
Will happen today?
The yard is full of hard rubbish it’s a mess and
I guess the neighbours must think we run a meth lab
We should ammend that
I pull the sheets back
It’s 40 degrees
And i feel like i’m dying.
Life’s getting hard in here
So i do some gardening
Anything to take my mind away from where it’s sposed to be.
The nice lady next door talks of green beds
And all the nice things that she wants to plant in them
I wanna grow tomatoes on the front steps.
Sunflowers, bean sprouts, sweet corn and radishes.
I feel pro-active
I pull out weeds
All of a sudden
I’m having trouble breathing in.

My hands are shaky
My knees are weak
I can’t seem to stand
On my own two feet
I’m breathing but i’m wheezing
Feel like i’m emphysem-in’
My throat feels like a funnel
Filled with weet bix and kerosene and
Oh no, next thing i know
They call up triple o
I’d rather die than owe the hospital
Till I get old
I get adrenalin
Straight to the heart
I feel like Uma Thurman
Post-overdosing kick start
Reminds me of the time
When i was really sick and i
Had too much psuedoefedryn and i
Couldn’t sleep at night
Halfway down high street, andy looks ambivalent
He’s probably wondering what i’m doing getting in an ambulance
The paramedic thinks i’m clever cos i play guitar
I think she’s clever cos she stops people dying
Anaphylactic and super hypocondriactic
Should’ve stayed in bed today
I much prefer the mundane.
I take a hit from
An asthma puffer
I do it wrong
I was never good at smoking bongs.
I’m not that good at breathing in.

50 Comments

  1. Robert F Sullivan on April 4, 2021 at 11:26 pm

    RFS Israel *

  2. Ian Jabali on April 4, 2021 at 11:26 pm

    Aren’t you the horse from Horsin Around

  3. Bobby Arp on April 4, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Thank you, Spotify

  4. CM W on April 4, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    I’m not that good at breathing in….

  5. Peter Sutherland on April 4, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    Asthma’s a thing.. U don’t want

  6. belgacem lajdel on April 4, 2021 at 11:32 pm

    Thank you bojack horseman

  7. Oscar Sanchez on April 4, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    I can’t breef

  8. Mikhail Abraham on April 4, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    As a kid, my asthma was really bad. The first and last time I went to the circus I ended up in the ER after running out of two inhalers/puffers.

  9. Mark Sheehan on April 4, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    I’m gonna go shoot up a speedball, that usually helps me and fuck in quarantined so emwtf

  10. grizzay fourthousand on April 4, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Such a great track!! 👍🏾

  11. Ben Speigel on April 4, 2021 at 11:38 pm

    There’s something about that bass that hits me different, so simple yet soooo fucking awesome

  12. peta goodsir on April 4, 2021 at 11:39 pm

    When you know your a loser;
    " I was never good at smoking bongs "

  13. tryharder75 on April 4, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Such a good song. Hate the video haha

  14. Zaid Saraireh on April 4, 2021 at 11:44 pm

    "okay"

  15. Stephanie Grace on April 4, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    She looks exactly like this cashier at my Walmart and these lyrics are exactly what she would say to you as she’s slowly ringing up your stuff (she never stops talking). Uncanny.

  16. Jorge on April 4, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    Oh, man. This song makes me bawl my eyes out. I don’t know why tho.

  17. Gerry Fournier on April 4, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    God, she’s cute!

  18. ANDROMEDA on April 4, 2021 at 11:52 pm

    when i heard this i was like ”this girl sounds just like the girl who sang ‘everybody here hates you’.”

  19. K King on April 4, 2021 at 11:53 pm

    She’s great 💯

  20. Iwannadissolve on April 4, 2021 at 11:54 pm

    Love this song 😂

  21. Unorev on April 4, 2021 at 11:55 pm

    bojack brought me here,thank you

  22. Rodney Palmer on April 4, 2021 at 11:57 pm

    Like a modern day Sheryl Crow? Maybe? I never liked her much
    but love this lady.

  23. Aguus♡ Be Happy on April 4, 2021 at 11:58 pm

    I sleep in late
    Another day
    Oh what a wonder
    Oh what a waste
    It’s a Monday
    It’s so mundane
    What exciting things
    Will happen today?
    The yard is full of hard rubbish it’s a mess and
    I guess the neighbors must think we run a meth lab
    We should amend that
    I pull the sheets back
    It’s 40 degrees
    And i feel like I’m dying
    Life’s getting hard in here
    So i do some gardening
    Anything to take my mind away from where it’s supposed to be
    The nice lady next door talks of green beds
    And all the nice things that she wants to plant in them
    I wanna grow tomatoes on the front steps
    Sunflowers, bean sprouts, sweet corn and radishes
    I feel pro-active
    I pull out weeds
    All of a sudden
    I’m having trouble breathing in
    I’m having trouble breathing in
    I’m having trouble breathing in
    I’m having trouble breathing in

    My hands are shaky
    My knees are weak
    I can’t seem to stand
    On my own two feet
    I’m breathing but I’m wheezing
    Feel like I’m emphysemin’
    My throat feels like a funnel
    Filled with weet bix and kerosene and
    Oh no, next thing i know
    They call up triple O
    I’d rather die than owe the hospital
    Till I get old
    I get adrenalin
    Straight to the heart
    I feel like Uma Thurman
    Post-overdosing kick start
    Reminds me of the time
    When i was really sick and I
    Had too much psuedoefedryn and I
    Couldn’t sleep at night
    Halfway down high street, Andy looks ambivalent
    He’s probably wondering what I’m doing getting in an ambulance
    The paramedic thinks I’m clever ’cause I play guitar
    I think she’s clever cos she stops people dying
    Anaphylactic and super hypocondriactic
    Should’ve stayed in bed today
    I much prefer the mundane
    I take a hit from
    An asthma puffer
    I do it wrong
    I was never good at smoking bongs
    I’m not that good at breathing in
    I’m not that good at breathing in
    I’m not that good at breathing in

  24. joe curtin on April 4, 2021 at 11:59 pm

    sounds so much like Kurt Vile, both singing and production styles.

  25. KirinoK on April 4, 2021 at 11:59 pm

    I empathize with people who have to deal with this on a regular , its sobering to think this is a reality for many.

  26. Bargerland on April 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Butch Cassidy My Brother, on sale on Amazon. Used paperback $920. Used hardback $49 or new at $248. Damn!

  27. Mary G on April 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Thank you I ADORE BOTH OF YOU…. THX KURT N COURTNEY, LUV Y’ALL

  28. BigRed One on April 5, 2021 at 12:01 am

    Sounds like a cross between the 13th Floor Elevators and Velvet Underground.

  29. victoriamichellea on April 5, 2021 at 12:02 am

    Somehow ended up across this song on Spotify and it instantly stuck. I finally came here to watch the music video, good shit.

  30. Iwannadissolve on April 5, 2021 at 12:04 am

    I heard this way before in Tvd Haha ha

  31. Brandon Maçon on April 5, 2021 at 12:06 am

    Gracias a esas noches donde lloraba con esta canción uwu

  32. mark elliott on April 5, 2021 at 12:07 am

    The ads in between music suck major ass.

  33. John Whitley on April 5, 2021 at 12:09 am

    Hey, you remember that time you made a song about a coronavirus epidemic seven years before it happened? That was weird.

  34. Leslie Greenidge on April 5, 2021 at 12:10 am

    She kinda look like drew barrymore from afar. Her non chalance is dope.

  35. billy clinton on April 5, 2021 at 12:10 am

    well if this isnt perfection what is

  36. Mary G on April 5, 2021 at 12:10 am

    Thz

  37. Daniel on April 5, 2021 at 12:10 am

    Good song and the video reminds me of a Wes Anderson movie lol I dig it

  38. Abranny Maldonado on April 5, 2021 at 12:11 am

    Anyone else here because of "Pedestrian at Best" instead of Bojack?

  39. Pete Mourilyan on April 5, 2021 at 12:12 am

    She needs a left-handed tennis racket.

  40. Heide Tenchavez on April 5, 2021 at 12:14 am

    She has a personality and a face of a typical britton

  41. KidWay on April 5, 2021 at 12:15 am

    Bojack

  42. Amadeus Experimental Lain on April 5, 2021 at 12:16 am

    Aaa bojack Horserman ❤

  43. polina on April 5, 2021 at 12:17 am

    did anyone else find this song bc of trigonometry??

  44. JD S on April 5, 2021 at 12:18 am

    This is a song.

  45. Stars are balls of fire on April 5, 2021 at 12:18 am

    But I think she’s clever cause she stops people from dying

  46. SCUD7005 on April 5, 2021 at 12:19 am

    Missed opportunity to let them do classic ‘robot dance moves’

  47. Michael Michael on April 5, 2021 at 12:19 am

    Its Monday

  48. Peter Sutherland on April 5, 2021 at 12:19 am

    I live in a garden city, am asthmatic..

  49. HaraZen13 on April 5, 2021 at 12:20 am

    I can still remember the first time I heard this on Emerson Radio in Boston. So much talent. God I hope I get a Chance to see a show!

  50. dimplamen on April 5, 2021 at 12:25 am

    BoJack brought me here!

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