It really is a testament to Courtney Barnett and her artistic talents that she was able to create an instantly recognisable and iconic piece of album artwork on her first go with debut Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit.

How do we know this? Well, besides the fact that the simple and almost childlike line-drawing that adorns the Aussie singer-songwriter’s debut LP is often remarked upon by critics and journalists, it’s also been incessantly parodied.

So recognisable is the Sometimes I Sit and Think… artwork that several Aussie bands, which now includes Sydney heavy outfit Totally Unicorn, have released their own tongue-in-cheek satires on Barnett’s iconic chair and checkerboard flooring.

The Bennies got things started a few months back after parodying Barnett’s artwork for her single ‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party’ and then Ausmuteants unveiled their own Barnett parody, which was a tad more, uh, irreverent than The Bennies’.

Meanwhile, Totally Unicorn recently unveiled their own hilarious take to celebrate their addition to the Farmer & The Owl family, with whom the band will drop a limited release vinyl for Record Store Day, itself a parody of Ms Barnett’s debut album.

“It will be titled ‘Sometimes I Sit And Drink And Sometimes I Just Drink’ and will feature our brand new single ‘Customer Service Station’ & B side ‘Convict Brick’ featuring our good mate Karina Utomo from High Tension,” the band wrote.

Check out the cheeky artwork below.

Yes! We are stoked to finally share that we our now part of the Farmer & The Owl family!Our first release will be a…

Posted by Totally Unicorn onWednesday, March 23, 2016

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