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Father John Misty announces full details of new album Pure Comedy
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Father John Misty announces full details of new album Pure Comedy

Father John Misty has announced full details of his new album, which is to be titled Pure Comedy

The album is the former Fleet Foxes man's third under the moniker of Father John Misty and the follow-up to 2015's hugely acclaimed I Love You, Honeybear. It will be available to pre-order on hmv.com in the coming days. 

Pure Comedy will be released on April 7th and has been produced by the singer and Jonathan Wilson. You can hear the album's opener and title track by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking. 

The album is a lengthy one, clocking in at over 75 minutes across 13 tracks. You can see the album's artwork below:

Misty has worked alongside composer Gavin Bryars, who contributed strings, horns, and choral arrangements to the album, while Nico Muhly and Thomas Bartlett also worked on the album.

 

The tracklisting for Pure Comedy is as follows:

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

 

I Love You, Honeybear
I Love You, Honeybear Father John Misty

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