7 January 2022
Artist: FATHER JOHN MISTY
Who: Singer-songwriter (real name: Joshua Michael Tillman)
from Rockville, Maryland, U.S.
New album: CHLOË AND THE NEXT 20TH CENTURY – his fifth LP
Release: 8 April 2022 via Sub Pop
“‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ was written and recorded August through
December 2020 and features arrangements by Drew Erickson. The album sees
Tillman and producer/multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Wilson resume their
Lead Single: Funny Girl
A romantic ballad – think 50s crooners Frank Sinatra,
Bing Crosby, Dean Martin – for candlelight dinners…
FATHER JOHN MISTY: Facebook
4 September 2020
The Marc Bolan tribute LP called ‘AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan‘
is out today. Several famous artists such as Joan Jett, Kesha, Devendra Banhart, Nick Cave, and Father John Misty honor the glam hero with a cover of one of his timeless songs. The tribute was put together by the legendary producer Hal Willner who sadly passed away
on 7 April from coronavirus.
Marc Bolan will be inducted into the
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame soon.
Father John Misty is also present.
He chose the soulful ballad MAIN MAN.
His cover is ardent and passionate.
FATHER JOHN MISTY: Facebook
New sonic impulses…
18 August 2020
After the highly praised God’s Favorite Customer album in 2018, his fourth LP in six years, Josh Tillman aka Father John Misty is back. Out of the blue he comes with two new songs. Two intimate love ballads strangely titled TO S. and TO R. Two tender reveries. Listen below…
– TO S. –
– TO R. –
JOHN FATHER MISTY: Facebook
Just released: 5 brand new longplayers that will impress your ears and your speakers…
1/ ‘God’s Favorite Customer’ by FATHER JOHN MISTY (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Already singer/songwriter Josh Tilman‘s fourth album. Another collection of touching reflections and affecting musings about love, life and the troubled world we live in.
2/ ‘Lump’ by LUMP
LUMP is a collaboration between captivating Brit Award winning singer/songwriter
Laura Marling and Mercury Award nominated Mike Lindsay (Tunng, Throws). Expect
some mystifying splendour that will grab your attention firmer with every spin. Top!
3/ ‘Maps’ by SOFT SCIENCE (Sacramento, CA, US)
Third LP by Californian 5-piece. Amplified psych pop strokes with shoegaze echoes.
Melodic rainbows colored with multi-layered guitar sequences and dreamy vocals.
SOFT SCIENCE: Facebook
4/ ‘Hell-On’ by NEKO CASE
Eight solo album by Virginia singer/songwriter, getting better with every LP. Varied
moods, varied sounds, varied paces, but always first-rate result. Gripping work!
NEKO CASE: Facebook
5/ ‘Frogressive Punk’ by DETIETI (Moscow, Russia)
This experimental and adventurous outfit mixes post-punk, prog rock, funk, art pop
and more into an exciting Frank Zappa-like cocktail that will please all of your senses.
See/hear you next week, music junkies…
Joshua Michael Tillman aka Father John Misty about his new, upcoming album…
(photo on top: cover LP)