Father John Misty Live In New York

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Father John Misty came to the Capitol Theatre last night (Sept 14) and he was just glorious.

Playing a staggering two-hour set that included numbers like “Nancy From Now On” and the stunner “When You’re Smiling And Astride Me,” the Maryland-born musician is one of the most magnetic and mercurial acts around.

In the middle of his Pure Comedy tour, Father John Misty played a commanding set of psychedelic folk, indie roots rock and fractured hymns that were as mesmerizing as the images swirling on the screen behind him.

There were ballads, rockers and string-laden heartbreakers.

And every second was utterly captivating.

Set 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. Nancy From Now On
  6. Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)
  7. Strange Encounter
  8. Nothing Good Ever Happens at the Goddamn Thirsty Crow
  9. When The God Of Love Returns There’ll Be Hell To Pay
  10. When You’re Smiling and Astride Me
  11. True Affection
  12. Birdie
  13. A Bigger Paper Bag
  14. Bored in the USA
  15. The Memo
  16. I’m Writing a Novel
  17. Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
  18. Real Love Baby
  19. I Love You, Honeybear
  20. Leaving LA
  21. So I’m Growing Old on Magic Mountain
  22. In Twenty Years or So
  23. Holy Shit