fbpx

Vanyaland encourages every American to vote on November 3. Click here to register.

Lynks flips Courtney Barnett’s ‘Pedestrian At Best’ into an electro banger

Screengrab
 

Ever wonder what Courtney Barnett’s music might sound like if she were an early-’90s NYC club kid, spending sunrises at Limelight with James St. James and a pre-murder Michael Alig and making occasional appearances on daytime talk show TV to frighten America’s suburbs? The blessed Lynks has the vision to show us in colorful sound, with a new cover of Barnett’s “Pedestrian At Best” that flips the guitar-rock bouncer into an electro anthem. Or, as Lynks dubs it on the ‘gram, “a queer techno banger.”

Lynks calls the riotous “Pedestrian At Best” a “tale of denial, anger and acceptance,” and goes on to describe his take in greater detail: “U ASKED FOR IT! by popular + persistent demand my take on [Barnett’s] existential belter ‘pedestrian at best’ is dropping this wednesday. i fuckin love courtney and performing this tune during my live streams was a major lockdown highlight. very very excited for u to all hear the finished product + watch the video shot by massive legend @anazoobart on a v cold day in worthing!! big english summer vibes all around.”

Lynks’ forthcoming new record, Smash Hits Vol. 2, the follow-up to this year’s Smash Hits Vol. 1, is due out next year. Spin this new take on “Pedestrian At Best” into your life’s mix below.