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Watch Father John Misty Perform "Mr. Tillman" with The NYC Gay Men's Chorus on The Tonight Show

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Watch Father John Misty Perform "Mr. Tillman" with The NYC Gay Men's Chorus on <i>The Tonight Show</i>

Father John Misty  performed “Mr. Tillman,” from his forthcoming album, God’s Favorite Customer, on Monday night’s episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Misty’s new album will be out on June 1 via Sub Pop and Bella Union, and he’s already unveiled three new singles, “Mr. Tillman,” “Just Dumb Enough to Try” and “Disappointing Diamonds are the Rarest of Them All.” His new album follows his 2017 LP, Pure Comedy, which Paste numbered among 2017’s best albums. The new album was written and produced by Misty, and recorded with Jonathan Rado, Dave Cerminara and Trevor Spencer.

Misty’s Fallon performance of “Mr. Tillman” featured vocal harmonies and occasional whistling from The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus. The dapper, shades- and suit-wearing Misty gave an impassioned performance of the track, in which the lyrics follow Tillman as he humorously reassures a hotel employee of his mental state (“Oh baby, don’t be alarmed this is just my vibe”).

Tillman recently unveiled an extensive world tour in support of his new album. Tillman will make stops in the U.K., Europe and North American cities like Seattle, New York, Raleigh, Pittsburgh, Toronto, San Francisco, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Vancouver, Athens, New Orleans and Austin. Support for his upcoming shows varies from show to show and includes King Tuff, Lucy Dacus, TV on the Radio, Jenny Lewis, Blitzen Trapper, Gillian Welch, Bully, David Beeman and Bedouine.

Watch Misty’s performance of “Mr. Tillman” and listen to his 2012 Daytrotter Session below, and check out his upcoming tour dates further down. You can preorder God’s Favorite Customer right here.

Father John Misty Tour Dates:

May
11 – Bloomington, Ind. @ Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Gathering! at Upland Brewing Company (solo show)
25 – Belfast, Ireland @ BBC Music The Biggest Weekend
26 – Halifax, U.K. @ The Piece Hall
27 – London, U.K. @ All Points East Festival
28 – Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street
29 – Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street
30 – Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street

June
01 – Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound Festival
02 – Nimes, France @ This is Not A Love Song Festival
03 – Paris, France @ We Love Green Festival
05 – Warsaw, Poland @ Palladium
07 – Porto, Portugal @ Primavera Sound Festival
08 – Aarhus, Denmark @ NorthSide Festival
10 – Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands @ Best Kept Secret Festival
12 – Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
14 – Bergen, Norway @ Bergenfest
15-17 – Hunter, N.Y. @ Mountain Jam
16 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Rock The Garden Festival! at Walker Art Center
24 – Hollywood, Calif. @ Hollywood Bowl *

July
13 – Louisville, Ky. @ Forecastle Festival
20 – Jacksonville, Ore. @ Britt Pavilion !
21 – Troutdale, Ore. @ Edgefield Amphitheatre !
22 – Seattle, Wash. @ Capitol Hill Block Party
27 – New York, N.Y. @ Panorama Music & Arts Festival
28 – Newport, R.I. @ Newport Folk Festival @ Jane Pickens Theater [Official Aftershow]
29 – Portland, Maine @ Thompson’s Point ^

August
01 – Raleigh, N.C. @ North Carolina Museum of Art Park Theater ^
02 – Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem ***
03 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE ***
04 – Toronto, Ontario @ Historic Fort York & Garrison Commons
10-12 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Outside Lands Festival
12 – Boise, Idaho @ Knitting Factory Concert House %
13 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Union %
15 – Morrison, Colo. @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre **
17 – Kansas City, Mo. @ Uptown Theater @
17-19 – Omaha, Neb. @ Maha Music Festival

September
09 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ SKOOKUM Festival
20 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Pabst Theater $
21 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ MacAllister Amphitheater at Garfield Park $
22 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Agora Theatre $
25 – Charlottesville, Va. @ Jefferson Theater $
26 – Charlotte, N.C. @ The Fillmore $
28 – Miami Beach, Fla. @ The Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater $
29 – Orlando, Fla. @ Hard Rock Live $

October
01 – Athens, Ga. @ Georgia Theatre $
03 – Birmingham, Ala. @ Iron City $
06 – New Orleans, La. @ Civic Theatre
05-07 – Austin, Texas @ Austin City Limits Festival
09 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ The Mill & Mine
10 – Oxford, Miss. @ The Lyric Oxford
11 – Oklahoma City, Okla. @ The Jones Assembly
12-14 – Austin, Texas @ Austin City Limits Festival
26 – Gateshead, U.K. @ Sage Gateshead ^^
27 – Liverpool, U.K. @ Olympia ^^
28 – Portsmouth, U.K. @ Portsmouth Guildhall ^^
29 – Leicester, U.K. @ De Montfort Hall ^^
30 – Bath, U.K. @ The Forum Bath ^^

November
01 – Antwerp, Belgium @ De Roma ^^
02 – Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Effenaar ^^
03 – Groningen, Netherlands @ TakeRoot Festival
05 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso ^^
06 – Darmstadt, Germany @ Centralstation ^^
07 – Berlin, Germany @ Huxleys Neue Welt ^^
09-10 – Weissenhäuser Strand, Germany @ Rolling Stone Weekender
11 – Gothenburg, Sweden @ Konserthuset ^^
14 – Budapest, Hungary @ Müpa Budapest, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall ^^
15 – Vienna, Austria @ Arena Wien ^^
16 – Rust, Germany @ Rolling Stone Park
17 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Rote Fabrik ^^
18 – Lausanne, Switzerland @ Les Docks ^^

(! – w/ Blitzen Trapper)
(* – w/ Gillian Welch)
(** – w/ TV on the Radio)
(*** – w/ Bully)
(^ – w/ Jenny Lewis)
(% – w/ Lucy Dacus)
(@ – w/ David Beeman)
($ – w/ King Tuff)
(^^ – w/ Bedouine)

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