Courtney Barnett lately launched the video for ‘Earlier than You Gotta Go’, a single from her forthcoming album Issues Take Time, Take Time. The singer-songwriter has now taken to Twitter to acknowledge the similarities between her visible and the video for fellow Australian band Quivers’ ‘You’re Not All the time on My Thoughts’. Take a look at the tweet thread and watch each movies under.
“I assumed I had provide you with an exquisite, authentic thought for a video, but it surely looks as if I used to be flawed!” Barnett wrote. “I’d wish to introduce you to Melbourne band Quivers and director, Nina Renee, who had the identical thought means earlier than me. Any similarities are fully coincidental and if I had seen this clip after I was making mine I might have fully modified my idea or the way in which we explored it.”
A observe on the YouTube description for ‘Earlier than You Gotta Go’ additionally reads: “It has been identified to us that this video bears outstanding similarities to the video for ‘You’re Not All the time On My Thoughts’ by Melbourne band Quivers, directed by Nina Renee. The resemblance is uncanny, but it surely’s fully coincedental. We respect and admire Quivers and Nina Renee and we respect them reaching out and having the dialog with us.”
In an announcement to Pitchfork, a consultant for Quivers mentioned: “We respect Courtney acknowledging this example. We’re pleased to see Nina’s work being recognised.”
Any similarities are fully coincidental and if I had seen this clip after I was making mine I might have fully modified my idea or the way in which we explored it.https://t.co/m2INhIA9pVhttps://t.co/VUFCHio1zJhttps://t.co/1cvItZc8Q3
— courtney barnett (@courtneymelba) September 20, 2021