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!
So in addition to hanging out with Conan, Father John Misty has also released an official video for “Honeybear.” It’s awesome. It features a couple of emergency medical technicians get shitfaced in their ambulance before being called to the Tillman household where our hero and his wife are slowly dying of carbon monoxide poisoning. Will they be saved? See for yourself!
Video: Father John Misty – “I Love You, Honeybear” (official video)
Directed by Grant James. Starring Brett Gelman and Susan Traylor with Josh and Emma Tillman.