Pure Comedy

Father John Misty

Release Date:

04/07/2017

Record Label:

Sub Pop Records

  1. $15.99
7digital What we said: Following several false starts, Josh Tillman finally struck gold channeling his rakish personality through the medium of 'Father John', culminating in the highly entertaining and rightly lauded I Love You, Honeybear. Rather than ramping up the camp bombast of his creation, Pure Comedy finds Tillman getting serious, using his heightened platform of success to vocalize disillusionment with everything from organized religion to the current political climate. All of which might sound a little bleak, but the orchestration is lush, evoking the golden age of the late 70s singer-songwriters (think John Lennon wearing Elton John's sunglasses), while Tillman's irrepressible sense of humour underplays the weighty subject matter, leaving the listener helpless to raising a (wry) smile.
Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Pure Comedy

6:24Not available separately
2

Total Entertainment Forever

2:54Not available separately
3

Things It Would Have Been Helpful to Know Before the Revolution

4:18Not available separately
4

Ballad of the Dying Man

4:51Not available separately
5

Birdie

5:20Not available separately
6

Leaving LA

13:12Not available separately
7

A Bigger Paper Bag

4:42Not available separately
8

When the God of Love Returns There'll Be Hell to Pay

4:04Not available separately
9

Smoochie

3:46Not available separately
10

Two Wildly Different Perspectives

3:13Not available separately
11

The Memo

5:17Not available separately
12

So I'm Growing Old on Magic Mountain

9:58Not available separately
13

In Twenty Years or So

6:27Not available separately
Duration:
1:14:26

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