Father John Misty - Anthem +3
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Based on 41 ratings
2020 Ratings: #76
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July 3, 2020 / Release Date
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Sub Pop / Label
Indie Folk / Genres
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Father John Misty is one of my favorite artists of the 2010s, and all four of his albums he released that decade were great, so of course I was excited to see what he delivered next. That came in the form of the Anthem +3 EP, which is a covers EP, but one which I was still interested in listening to. Josh covers Leonard Cohen, Yusuf/Cat Stevens and Link Wray, which made since, seeing how these artists' songs are similar to that of Josh's style. Predictably, he sticks to his regular piano rock ... read more
A nice and compact project from Josh that just feels really peaceful.

Best Track: One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
Worst Track: Fallin' Rain
FMJ is easily, along with Klo Pelgag and Laura Marling, artists that I recently met and that I place on a level above many others, in this EP FJM hits us with what he knows best, another great pack of Chamber Pop/Indie Rock.
Unbelievably passionate little EP from FJM here. All four tracks are covers and FJM performs them beautifully. "One of Us Cannot Be Wrong" literally gave me goosebumps the first time I heard it and I currently have it on repeat right now. This is, without a doubt, my favorite release of the night.
4 cover tunes from FJM. Always been a big fan of LC's" One of Us Cannot Be Wrong", so hearing a full band fleshed out version is nice. FJM certainly seems to really go for it on that one, plus the arrangement is beautifully done. Overall this isn't anything mind blowing, but its something to hold you over until we hopefully get a new original lp from the misty man.

I gotta be honest, I miss his interviews and social media presence. I can respect his decision to step back from the ... read more
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Track List

  1. Anthem
  2. Fallin' Rain
  3. Trouble
  4. One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
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Added on: July 2, 2020