In the song “Aqua Profunda!” singer Courtney Barnett describes trying so hard to impress a crush swimming in the lane next to her at the neighborhood pool that she nearly drowns. “It’s a pretty straightforward love song,” Ms. Barnett says.
The tune features the conversational lyrics that have already become a trademark for the Australian musician, whose first full-length album, “Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit,” is set for release March 24. “I took a tumble turn for the worse, it’s a curse/ My lack of athleticism,”...
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