Video: Father John Misty – “I Love You, Honeybear” (live on Conan, 07/15/15)
You know I love Father John Misty. Sure, I’ve poked a little fun at the TMI tendencies of his latest album, but I still really love it. His live show at this point is legendary, so it’s always great to see him perform on television. And as expected, he doesn’t phone it in for Conan.
This live version of the title track starts out sexy and gets progressively more intense until it’s downright scary by the end. I prefer it to the orchestrated album version.
I’m not so sure about Tillman’s appearance though. My man Phil calls it the “sexy hobo look.” He looks clammy and his bushy beard makes him seem bloated like a late-era Jim Morrison. Dude needs to visit a barber. Clean yourself up, man!
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Video: Julian Casablancas on Conan
Anybody catch Julian Casablancas on the Conan the other night? It wasn’t as “far out” as I expected it to be from reading a couple interviews with him. Sounds like the Strokes with some bloopy bits and programmed drums. Not bad, but not super interesting either. I turned it off and went to sleep before the song was over, but now we can watch all the way through via Hulu.
So I haven’t heard the album all the way through, but I like the song he’s giving away on his website. What do you think? Is this just changing the saddle on a one-trick pony, or is he creating something fresh here?
MP3: Julian Casablancas – “River of Brakelights” from Phrazes for the Young, out November 3 on RCA.
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