"How To Boil An Egg" as written by and Courtney Barnett....
All my clothes in milk crates, I don't sleep for days
Wait until the letter's red, until my bills get paid
Ah, tell me, tell me, tell me
When's it gonna change?
Ah, tell me, tell me, tell me
When's it gonna change?

Every morning I feel more useless than before
Trying hard to see the point in anything at all
Oh, I've been trying
I've been trying really hard
Yeah, I've been trying
I've been trying really hard

Pull yourself together, pick myself apart
Nothing lasts for never, so be still my bleeding heart
Oh, I've been dreaming
Dreaming of a brand new start
Yeah, I've been dreaming
Dreaming of a brand new start

Oh, you have a great abundance of axes there to grind
Remember some people have real problems next time you whine
Oh, hang the washing
Hang the washing on the line
Yeah, hang the washing
Hang the washing on the line

Yeah, I've been trying
I've been trying really hard
Oh, tell me, tell me, tell me
When's it gonna change?


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"How to Boil an Egg" as written by Courtney Barnett

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    General CommentFrom Courtney, “How To Boil An Egg” is an old song. “I used to perform this song at all the open mics when I was 21,” Barnett explains. “It never got recorded, so for personal-posterity I updated it and made this version recently when I was bunkered up in the bush doin’ some demos for my next album. In tradition of the Milk! Records compilation releases, like ‘Pickles From The Jar’ or ‘Three Packs A Day,’ I wanted to include a song of mine for Split Singles Club that was a tad left of album-centre. It’s a songwriting experiment that doesn’t really belong anywhere else.” Barnett played every instrument on the song herself.
    scratcheron July 07, 2017   Link

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