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Father John Misty- “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings”

New MusicNicholas Kindrachuk3 Comments

[audio:http://assets3.subpop.com/assets/audio/11398.mp3] Josh Tillman, formerly of Fleet Foxes, has released a single from his new project, Father John Misty. There are definite elements of his work with Fleet Foxes here, but it veers in a different direction. The song is instrumentally simple, employing some repetitive drum beats and lightly strummed guitars. The real appeal is the vocals and lyrics. Josh has a soft yet oddly haunting nature to his voice, which is in part due to the lyrics. Fever dream is the most apt way to describe them as they are intriguing, but do not make complete sense like only seeing the second half of a movie.

Father John Misty's latest album, Fear Fun, will be out via Sub Pop on May 1st. Scope the cover art below: