The Wiltern | Los Angeles, California
Ex Fleet Foxes drummer and folk singer, Father John Misty is coming to The Wiltern on Friday 16th October 2015! Father John Misty is taking conquering the music universe on his 2015 tour that celebrates the release of widely acclaimed new album, "I Love You Honeybear". His unique sound brings to mind the emotional depth of Nick Drake and country layers of Ryan Adams, his lyrics are honest and carry an effortless, carefully hidden beauty. Don't miss this incredible evening!
Father John Misty a.k.a Joshua Tillman, begun his music career in Indie folk band, Fleet Foxes, before making it a solo star from 2011. When discussing his ideas behind the creation of the name, Tillman recites Philip Roth: "'It’s all of me and none of me, if you can’t see that, you won’t get it.' With his music, he adapts a alter ego that discusses love through his dark lyrics that are full of hidden meanings, making it such an interesting genre to explore. He talks honestly in the content of his songs, “When you want it the most there’s no easy way out… Love comes to those who believe it.”
Father John Misty's brand new album, I Love You, Honeybear is a whirlwind of emotions that is grabbing the attention of so many around the world, although he writes about personal subjects, he also adds in a comical element which lightens the energy of the record.