Watch Father John Misty on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Father John Misty took to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings,” the third track on this year’s excellent Fear Fun.
“For a long time, I was up on stage—you’re up on stage, singing songs, but it’s not about entertaining people, it’s not about wowing people," frontman J. Tillman told Paste about his stage show in a recent interview. "It’s about this weird other thing like eliciting their sympathy or fascination with you. You’re not outright entertaining them.”
For those who haven’t caught Tillman live post-Fleet Foxes, the video is proof enough of this onstage shift, with the songwriter drawing in (and yes, entertaining) Kimmel’s audience with the help of a rock-solid backing band. No official word yet on whether the band’s added additional syncopation to its live show. Check out the performance below: (Video via The Audio Perv).
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