DJ Pick of the Week: Jill Riley - Father John Misty, 'Pure Comedy'


DJ Jill Riley explains her Pick of the Week for Jan. 30, 2017. (Luke Taylor | MPR)

For my DJ Pick of the Week, I want to share the brand-new track from Father John Misty with you. It's not a big surprise that I chose Father John Misty, because I'm a huge fan of his work and his songs.

The new song is called "Pure Comedy"; it's the title track from Father John Misty's new record, which is due out on April 7.

The track "Pure Comedy" is a very Father John Misty-like song. It's about the absurdity and comedy of being a human being — from when we're born, to how we survive, our religion, our language, the people that we elect to rule over us, and how we have created this world for ourselvesnor how eventually we're going to make the world implode on itself — and all we have is each other if we want to prevent that from happening.

It's very Father John Misty. I love it, and I hope you'll love it, too.

Father John Misty, "Pure Comedy" (official music video)


Father John Misty - official site

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