- Pure Comedy

Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
CRITIC SCORE
NR
USER SCORE
80
Based on
47 ratings

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SeaBass
85
Pure Comedy is one of the best songs this year, and the album with the same name is similarly great, many stand outs, including A Bigger Paper Bag and In Twenty Years or So.
20
This album is fucking awful, what is wrong with you people
dearsongs
90
I was pretty lukewarm on this guy leading up to this... Yes, some songs on honeybear really grew on me, but I still never really got into like half of the album, although it has some really high moments. I Immediately liked 'bored in the usa' though, and that sound certainly shows up on Pure Comedy. Yes there are a few (amazing) songs to change the sound up a bit from the ballads, but we do hear that bored in the usa sound.

total entertainment forever, ...revolution, a bigger paper bag... all ... read more
thethirdverse
NR
the only thing laughworthy on this album is josh tillman's inability to write songs that aren't cynical or cringy
MarkCooper
39
The king of ripping off Ray Bradbury short story fiction is back with a project just as heavy-handed, sarcastic, and pseudo-intellect pleasing as the last.
Pure Comedy kicks off the album, which is ironically about people who think their word is law and that they're the center of the universe.... Fortunately, from this point on, the instrumentation gets a lot more tolerable, and can actually get pretty interesting, specifically in songs like Total Entertainment Forever, and the really pretty ... read more
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DETAILS

April 7, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
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Track List
  1. Pure Comedy
  2. Total Entertainment Forever
  3. Things It Would Have Been Helpful to Know Before the Revolution
  4. Ballad of the Dying Man
  5. Birdie
  6. Leaving LA
  7. A Bigger Paper Bag
  8. When the God of Love Returns There'll Be Hell to Pay
  9. Smoochie
  10. Two Wildly Different Perspectives
  11. The Memo
  12. So I'm Growing Old on Magic Mountain
  13. In Twenty Years or So


Added on: January 23, 2017