FATHER JOHN MISTY – ” Live At Third Man Records “

Posted: September 18, 2018 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Father John Misty  has announced a new live album, Father John Misty: Live At Third Man Records, out September. 28th through Third Man Records.

Recorded in September of last year, the record features a smattering of tracks that span the career of the psych-pop provocateur, all performed in a stripped-down solo acoustic setting in the tiny Blue Room venue at Jack White’s Third Man Records in Nashville. The performance included a debut performance of the then-unreleased “Mr. Tillman,” as well as an impromptu recording of “Now I’m Learning to Love the War” that was pressed to a 12” and given to a lucky fan in the audience.

Third Man has hosted multiple notable performances in the Blue Room, and the concerts are all recorded direct to acetate for vinyl pressings.

check out FJM’s performance of “Chateau Lobby #4” at Third Man headquarters in Nashville, in which he delivers a stripped-down rendition of I Love You, Honeybear standout track “Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins).”

Stripped of its layered percussion and mariachi horns, the song feels far more somber than celebratory, transforming its spirit of over-the-moon infatuation into something more like sadness. The video, lensed by Dan Newman, intersperses shots of Third Man’s packed Blue Room with close-ups on a scruffy and serious Misty.

Side A:

1. I Love You, Honeybear
2. I’m Writing a Novel
3. Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
4. Chateau Lobby #4 (In C for Two Virgins)

Side B:

5. So I’m Growing Old on Magic Mountain
6. Holy Shit
7. Everyman Needs a Companion

Misty also recently shared an outtake from this very same Third Man performance, in which he cuts “I Love You, Honeybear” short after realizing he’s begun his set with the wrong song. The Pure Comedy mastermind continues to tour in support of his magnum opus, sharing numerous live videos from those shows.

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