Courtney Barnett Enlists An All-Star Cast For Her ‘Elevator Operator’ Video

Written by Sam Murphy on 8th July, 2016

Courtney Barnett Enlists An All-Star Cast For Her ‘Elevator Operator’ Video

Celeb-packed videos are usually reserved for the Taylor Swifts of the world but Courtney Barnett has pulled together a mighty impressive cast for her new video Elevator Operator.

Sleater-Kinney, Magda Szubanski, Paul Kelly, Tim Rogers and more all feature in the clip which stars Barnett dresses as a, you guessed it, elevator operator.

She looks very dapper in her uniform and is joined in the elevator by a colourful array of characters. She even manages to join Rogers at the beach and Kelly at the bowling alley before she’s disrupted by a very impatient Szubanski.

It’s the closest thing to a big budget epic that a humble Aussie musician has come and it’s entertaining in so many ways.

Elevator Operator is taken from her 2015 debut record Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometime I Just Sit which has seen her play some of the world’s biggest stages like Coachella and Glastonbury.

You can check out the entire, stacked cast list for the video below.

Watch: Courtney Barnett – Elevator Operator

Starring (in order of appearance)
Glory! Bangs
Courtney Barnett
Bones Sloane & Dave Mudie
Magda Szubanski
Tim Rogers
The Finks
The Drones
Garret and Will Huxley, Gabi Barton
Sunny Leunig
Vincent Juggernaut
Tain Stangret
Izzi Goldman and John
Nicholas & Thea Jones
Loose Tooth
Camp Cope
Jo Syme (Big Scary)
East Brunswick All Girls Choir
Paul Kelly
Michael Leunig
Meaghan Weiley, Jess Tyler, Thommy Taranto (Milk! Records)
Jen Cloher
Fraser A. Gorman
Ouch My Face
Marni Kornhauser & Radar Rad


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