Pure Comedy

Father John Misty


Barcode: 5414939954610

27.00 £27.00
  • Genre: Rock And Pop
  • Label: Bella Union
  • Released Date: 3rd April 2017
  • Buying Format:
    2LP Gatefold Sleeve Includes Download Code

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Father John Misty’s ‘Pure Comedy’ is the highly anticipated follow up to his internationally acclaimed album, ‘I Love You, Honeybear’.

Father John Misty aka Josh Tillman’s bent critiques, bared humanity and gently warped classic songwriting are all here in equal measure and, at 75 minutes, there’s a lot of it. The album navigates themes of progress, technology, fame, the environment, politics, aging, social media, human nature, human connection and his own role in it all with his usual candour, in terms as timely as they are timeless.

‘Pure Comedy’ was co-produced once again by Josh Tillman and long-time producer Jonathan Wilson, mixed by Tillman, Wilson and Trevor Spencer and mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios. The album features string, horn and choral arrangements from classical iconoclast Gavin Bryars (‘Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet’, ‘Sinking Of The Titanic’), with additional contributions from Nico Muhly and Thomas Bartlett.

Deluxe double LP on coloured vinyl (one copper disc and one aluminium), with die cut sleeve with four alternating covers, plastic O-Card outer sleeve, fold out lyric poster, hologram tarot card and digital download code.

Standard LP on black vinyl in a gatefold Sleeve (four versions of the sleeve), fold out lyric poster and digital download code.

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Track Listings

Pure Comedy
Total Entertainment Forever
Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution
Ballad Of The Dying Man
Leaving LA
A Bigger Paper Bag
When The God Of Love Returns There’ll Be Hell To Pay
Two Wildly Different Perspectives
The Memo
So I’m Growing Old On Magic Mountain
In Twenty Years Or So

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