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* ShoutOut: "Mr. Tillman" name-checks Jason Isbell.

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* ShoutOut: "Mr. Tillman" name-checks Jason Isbell.Music/JasonIsbell.


* AntiLoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment" is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:

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* AntiLoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment" is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with.with... While hinting that he's not much better in that regard himself. The final lines say it best:



* BecomingTheMask: "Leaving LA"
-->''So why is it I'm so distraught\\
That what I'm selling is getting bought?\\
At some point you just can't control\\
What people use your fake name for''



* HeavyMeta: "Leaving LA" describes itself as a "10-verse chorus-less diatribe" and predicts that it will make his fans abandon him.
* LaughTrack: "Bored in the USA" uses this for BlackHumour.



--> ''The piano player's playing'' This Must Be the Place

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--> ''The piano player's playing'' [[Music/TalkingHeads This Must Be the PlacePlace]]


* AntiLoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:

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* AntiLoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment Apartment" is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:



* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Pure Comedy'' compared to the first two records. It's more brooding and deals with Tillman's dissatisfactions with the state of entertainment, culture, the environment and the world in general in [[TheNewTens the New 10's.]] It does have a SurprisinglyHappyEnding, still.
* EpicRocking: ''Pure Comedy'' features four songs clocking over six minutes, uncommon in his other work. They are the TitleTrack (6:25), ''So, I'm Growing Old On Magic Mountain'' (9:58), ''In Twenty Years Or So'' (6:27), and his longest song ''Leaving LA'', at ''13 minutes and 12 seconds.''
* ListSong: ''Holy Shit'' is a rather sweet example: it's pretty much a list of everything wrong with the world, with the reminder that none of that really matters when you're with the one you love.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Pure Comedy'' compared to the first two records. It's more brooding and deals with Tillman's dissatisfactions with the state of entertainment, culture, the environment and the world in general in [[TheNewTens the New 10's.10s.]] It does have a SurprisinglyHappyEnding, still.
* EpicRocking: ''Pure Comedy'' features four songs clocking over six minutes, uncommon in his other work. They are the TitleTrack (6:25), ''So, "So, I'm Growing Old On Magic Mountain'' Mountain" (9:58), ''In "In Twenty Years Or So'' So" (6:27), and his longest song ''Leaving LA'', "Leaving LA", at ''13 minutes and 12 seconds.''
* ListSong: ''Holy Shit'' "Holy Shit" is a rather sweet example: it's pretty much a list of everything wrong with the world, with the reminder that none of that really matters when you're with the one you love.



** I Love You, Honeybear: ''Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)'', ''The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment'', and ''Nothing Good Ever Happens At The Goddamn Thirsty Crow''.
** Pure Comedy: ''Things It Would've Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution'' and ''When The God Of Love Returns There'll Be Hell To Pay''
** God's Favorite Customer: ''Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All'' and ''We're Only People (And There's Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)''

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** I ''I Love You, Honeybear: ''Chateau Honeybear'': "Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)'', ''The Virgins)", "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment'', Apartment", and ''Nothing "Nothing Good Ever Happens At The Goddamn Thirsty Crow''.
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** Pure Comedy: ''Things "Things It Would've Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution'' Revolution" and ''When "When The God Of Love Returns There'll Be Hell To Pay''
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** God's Favorite Customer: ''Disappointing "Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All'' All" and ''We're "We're Only People (And There's Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)''That)"



* SurprisinglyHappyEnding: Pure Comedy ends on ''In Twenty Years or So,'' after over an hour of Misty lamenting the state of mankind in 2017. It's a song about accepting your insignificance in the grand scheme of things and focusing on the good things in our measly human lives. In his case, it's Emma, his wife. Even instrumentally, the album ends on a single, gentle prayer bell.

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* SurprisinglyHappyEnding: Pure Comedy ''Pure Comedy'' ends on ''In "In Twenty Years or So,'' So," after over an hour of Misty lamenting the state of mankind in 2017. It's a song about accepting your insignificance in the grand scheme of things and focusing on the good things in our measly human lives. In his case, it's Emma, his wife. Even instrumentally, the album ends on a single, gentle prayer bell.

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* ShoutOut: "Mr. Tillman" name-checks Jason Isbell.


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* ListSong: ''Holy Shit'' is a rather sweet example: it's pretty much a list of everything wrong with the world, with the reminded that none of that really matters when you're with the one you love.

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* EpicRocking: ''Pure Comedy'' features four songs clocking over six minutes, uncommon in his other work. They are the TitleTrack (6:25), ''So, I'm Growing Old On Magic Mountain'' (9:58), ''In Twenty Years Or So'' (6:27), and his longest song ''Leaving LA'', at ''13 minutes and 12 seconds.''
* ListSong: ''Holy Shit'' is a rather sweet example: it's pretty much a list of everything wrong with the world, with the reminded reminder that none of that really matters when you're with the one you love.


''Fear Fun'' (2012)

''I Love You, Honeybear'' (2015)

''Pure Comedy'' (2017)

''God's Favorite Customer'' (2018)

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* ''Fear Fun'' (2012)

* ''I Love You, Honeybear'' (2015)

* ''Pure Comedy'' (2017)

* ''God's Favorite Customer'' (2018)


* Anti-LoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:

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* Anti-LoveSong: AntiLoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:


* Anti-Love Song: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:

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* Anti-Love Song: Anti-LoveSong: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:


Beginning his musical career in 2004, Josh Tillman released seven albums over the years under his own name, (albeit just the initial), to little success. In 2008, he also began drumming for the FolkRock band [[Music/FleetFoxes]], writing his own songs on the side.

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Beginning his musical career in 2004, Josh Tillman released seven albums over the years under his own name, (albeit just the initial), to little success. In 2008, he also began drumming for the FolkRock band [[Music/FleetFoxes]], Music/FleetFoxes, writing his own songs on the side.



** ''I Love You, Honeybear:'' ''Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)'', ''The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment'', and ''Nothing Good Ever Happens At The Goddamn Thirsty Crow''.
** ''Pure Comedy:'' ''Things It Would've Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution'' and ''When The God Of Love Returns There'll Be Hell To Pay''
** ''God's Favorite Customer:'' ''Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All'' and ''We're Only People (And There's Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)''

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** ''I I Love You, Honeybear:'' Honeybear: ''Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)'', ''The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment'', and ''Nothing Good Ever Happens At The Goddamn Thirsty Crow''.
** ''Pure Comedy:'' Pure Comedy: ''Things It Would've Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution'' and ''When The God Of Love Returns There'll Be Hell To Pay''
** ''God's God's Favorite Customer:'' Customer: ''Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All'' and ''We're Only People (And There's Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)''


Beginning his musical career in 2004, Josh Tillman released seven albums over the years under his own name, (albeit just the initial), to little success. In 2008, he also began drumming for the FolkRock band FleetFoxes, writing his own songs on the side.

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Beginning his musical career in 2004, Josh Tillman released seven albums over the years under his own name, (albeit just the initial), to little success. In 2008, he also began drumming for the FolkRock band FleetFoxes, [[Music/FleetFoxes]], writing his own songs on the side.




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Joshua Michael Tillman, aka. J. Tillman aka Father John Misty (born May 3,1981) is an American IndieRock singer-songwriter, musician and record producer.

Beginning his musical career in 2004, Josh Tillman released seven albums over the years under his own name, (albeit just the initial), to little success. In 2008, he also began drumming for the FolkRock band FleetFoxes, writing his own songs on the side.

Then, in 2010, Tillman decided he'd had enough. So he escaped his old life to L.A. and reinvented himself. A drug-induced realization occurred to him while sitting naked in a tree: he should just be himself. "The sarcastic, overcompensating asshole." This persona, the one that came to be called Father John Misty, is the one he released his 2012 album, Fear Fun, under.

His songs are known for just that: witty, seethingly sarcastic, darkly humorous lyrics, most often accompanied by grand, orchestral, swinging arrangements.

Discography:

''Fear Fun'' (2012)

''I Love You, Honeybear'' (2015)

''Pure Comedy'' (2017)

''God's Favorite Customer'' (2018)

* Anti-Love Song: Most of Father John Misty's love songs are actually played straight, as they often concern his wife, although they still tend to drip with sarcasm as usual. The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment is an example of this though, apparently about a pretentious, insufferable woman he had some sort of relationship with. The final lines say it best:
--> ''I obliged later on''
--> ''When you begged me to choke ya''
* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Pure Comedy'' compared to the first two records. It's more brooding and deals with Tillman's dissatisfactions with the state of entertainment, culture, the environment and the world in general in [[TheNewTens the New 10's.]] It does have a SurprisinglyHappyEnding, still.
* ListSong: ''Holy Shit'' is a rather sweet example: it's pretty much a list of everything wrong with the world, with the reminded that none of that really matters when you're with the one you love.
--> ''And maybe love is just an institution, based on resource scarcity''
--> ''But what I fail to see is what that's got to do with you and me''
*OverlyLongTitle: Quite common. Here are the examples:
** ''I Love You, Honeybear:'' ''Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)'', ''The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment'', and ''Nothing Good Ever Happens At The Goddamn Thirsty Crow''.
** ''Pure Comedy:'' ''Things It Would've Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution'' and ''When The God Of Love Returns There'll Be Hell To Pay''
** ''God's Favorite Customer:'' ''Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All'' and ''We're Only People (And There's Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)''
* SurprisinglyHappyEnding: Pure Comedy ends on ''In Twenty Years or So,'' after over an hour of Misty lamenting the state of mankind in 2017. It's a song about accepting your insignificance in the grand scheme of things and focusing on the good things in our measly human lives. In his case, it's Emma, his wife. Even instrumentally, the album ends on a single, gentle prayer bell.
--> ''But I look at you''
--> ''As our second drinks arrive''
--> ''The piano player's playing'' This Must Be the Place
--> ''And it's a miracle to be alive''

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