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Father John Misty – “I Loved You, Honeybee”

Record Store Day is tomorrow, and to help boost awareness for the red heart-shaped 7" from Father John Misty that will be available tomorrow, Sub Pop just released the audio. The alternate version of his latest album's title track "I Love You, Honeybear" is cleverly re-named as "I Loved You, Honeybee." It will be backed… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 17, 2015 - 5:46 pm

The 8 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Saturday

If this year's Coachella had an off day, it was Saturday. Of the festival's three headliners, Saturday night top draw Jack White is probably the least exciting, though he's still an electric presence with a deep catalog. The festival's organizers seemed to sense this, booking White to play second-to-last on the big stage and throwing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 12, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Photos: Father John Misty, King Tuff @ 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C. 3/28/15

Father John Misty has been out on the road promoting his latest record, I Love You, Honeybear, for the past month and will continue to travel the country well into early summer. Photographer Tom Daly caught his set at Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club, along with opener King Tuff, whose Black Moon Spell dropped last fall. More »

By: Stereogum / March 30, 2015 - 11:41 am

Record Store Day Announces 2015 Release List

Record Store Day just announced its list of exclusive releases, and as usual, it includes a lot of noteworthy vinyl pressings as well as a few that you will see and think, "Why the hell would anyone ever think it necessary to own that on vinyl?" For example: the soundtrack to the first four seaso… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 10, 2015 - 4:54 pm

Watch Father John Misty Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Bird On The Wire” On The Strombo Show

Father John Misty sure knows how to keep the press gears grinding: in the lead-up to and in the immediate aftermath of I Love You, Honeybear's release, Josh Tillman has stopped by the Spotify offices, WFUV, La Blogothèque, Sirius XMU, and CBC's Studio Q. Phew. Next up on his press tour was Canadian TV personality… More »

By: James Rettig / February 23, 2015 - 6:57 pm

Watch Father John Misty Gracefully Glide Through “I Love You, Honeybear” On Q

Father John Misty just released his excellent sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear, and he stopped by the CBC's Studio Q to talk about it and play a couple of songs. Performing the album's title track, Josh Tillman keeps his sunglasses on and manages to self-bleep himself for the one borderline inappropriate lyric. The band… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 20, 2015 - 5:09 pm

Father John Misty Met Marilyn Manson; Hilarity Ensued

In a new Rolling Stone profile, Father John Misty recounted a time that he ran into Marilyn Manson while at Los Angeles' celebrity hangout Chateau Marmont. They traded some barbs:… More »

By: James Rettig / February 19, 2015 - 7:43 pm

Father John Misty – “Heart-Shaped Box” (Nirvana Cover)

As a special Valentine's Day treat, Father John Misty -- whose I Love You, Honeybear is our Album Of The Week -- performed a cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" during a session for Sirius XMU. Josh Tillman shared the cover on social media earlier today. It's a stripped down, folksy take on the Nirvana classic. More »

By: James Rettig / February 14, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Father John Misty’s Fancy Pop-Up Album Jacket Warps Vinyl Within; Sub Pop Promises To Be “Less Ambitious In The Future”

Earlier today, Sub Pop acknowledged that the deluxe edition of Father John Misty's new album, I Love You, Honeybear, had a manufacturing defect that led to the many of the LPs being warped. The label explains: "In short, the extra, bulging thickness of the pop-up art in the Father John Misty jacket creates a lum… More »

By: James Rettig / February 11, 2015 - 9:32 pm

Album Of The Week: Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear

Father John Misty left a successful band and invented a whole new persona just so he could get away from the idea of cliche. And then he fell in love, the biggest cliche of all. FJM is, of course, Josh Tillman, a young man who escaped a fundamentalist Christian upbringing in suburban Maryland to spend… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 10, 2015 - 12:37 pm

Watch Father John Misty Play “I Went To The Store One Day” In A Paris Restaurant For La Blogothèque

For years, the French website La Blogothèque has been making videos in its "Take Away Shows" series, in which artists play in public places, without amplification or camera cuts. The newest in the series is devoted to Father John Misty, whose astonishing album I Love You, Honeybear comes out tomorrow. The album ends with "I… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 9, 2015 - 9:29 am

Watch Father John Misty Play Three New Songs On WFUV

Late last year Father John Misty served up a huge helping of his sardonic, postmodern take on American society by performing "Bored In The USA" on Letterman, which definitely set the tone for his sophomore album, I Love You Honeybear. Since the album comes out next week, Josh Tillman -- the brains behind FJM --… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 3, 2015 - 1:38 pm

Watch Father John Misty Serenade Spotify Employees With A Karaoke Machine

Father John Misty stopped by the Spotify offices in New York yesterday during the "blizzard" to perform two songs from I Love You, Honeybear for the employees there. Keeping with his slightly off-key performances (remember Letterman?), he sang "I Love You, Honeybear" and "Bored In The USA" with a karaoke machine and frequently interrupted himself… More »

By: James Rettig / January 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm

Stream A MIDI Version Of I Love You, Honeybear On Father John Misty’s New Digital Music Service

Josh Tillman, the former Fleet Foxes drummer who reinvented himself as the '70s boho lounge-lizard singer-songwriter, appears to be no fan of the whole stream-an-album-the-week-before-it's-out internet-marketing plan. Next month, Tillman will release I Love You, Honeybear, the second Father John Misty album, and we've already heard the early songs "Bored In The USA" and "ChateauMore »

By: Tom Breihan / January 27, 2015 - 9:53 am

Will 2015 Be The Year Of The ’70s Singer-Songwriter?

The beginning of Natalie Prass' album is both plainspoken and grandiose. Prass pours out her heart with a pillowy gentleness, her words fluttering like feathers as she details her internal turmoil. You can almost hear her heart snapping in half as she laments, "My baby don't understand me anymore." Yet there's resolve in her voice… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 23, 2015 - 9:46 am

Watch Father John Misty Debut Three Honeybear Songs At Roaring Camp Railroads

Father John Misty kicked off his tour last night with a show inside of a barn at Rolling Camp Railroads in Felton, California. He debuted a bunch of new songs from his forthcoming album I Love You, Honeybear, including "Strange Encounter," "When You're Smiling And Astride Me," and "Holy Shit." You can see video of… More »

By: James Rettig / January 17, 2015 - 3:39 pm

Father John Misty – “Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)” Video

The former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman is about to release I Love You, Honeybear, the second album from his '70s hippie lounge-lizard persona Father John Misty. Up until this morning, all we've heard from it is the great first single "Bored In The USA." But today, Tillman has shared a video for the equally… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 8, 2014 - 8:41 am

Watch Father John Misty’s I Love You, Honeybear Album Trailer (NSFW)

Father John Misty has shared a short trailer for his upcoming sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear, which he announced earlier this month with a performance of lead single "Bored In The USA" on Letterman. The trailer consists of a bunch of quick cuts of stills of Josh Tillman and friends (some naked) in variou… More »

By: James Rettig / November 18, 2014 - 9:52 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week Azealia Banks released her very long-awaited debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste, out of fucking nowhere. It was so sudden that she's going to have to wait till next week to make it onto this list, but that thing has got some serious jams including a remix of an Ariel Pink song that… More »

By: Stereogum / November 7, 2014 - 5:04 pm

Watch Father John Misty Play “Bored In The USA” From New Album I Love You, Honeybear On Letterman

Father John Misty is the musical guest on Letterman tonight, and his performance has turned up a little early. The folk-rocker sings a new song called "Bored In The USA," which he's been performing live since last year. The track will show up on I Love You, Honeybear, Josh Tillman's followup to 2012's Fear Fun,… More »

By: James Rettig / November 3, 2014 - 9:40 pm
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