Father John Misty Returns with Two New Vintage Love Songs

"Disappointing Diamonds Are the Rarest of Them All" and "Just Dumb Enough to Try" are taken from Josh Tillman's now-confirmed fourth LP, 'God's Favorite Customer.'
April 18, 2018, 1:56pm

Father John Misty, friend of the site, is back. The Los Angeles-based artist has cropped his beard, donned his best open-necked white shirt, and released two singles from his now-confirmed fourth studio album, God's Favorite Customer, out June 1 on Sub Pop/Bella Union. "Disappointing Diamonds Are the Rarest of Them All" and "Just Dumb Enough to Try" are both throwback pop songs, and both return Josh Tillman to sensitive, involved lyrics about romance, for now. "Just Dumb Enough to Try" is the better of the two with its mournful piano balladry and impending-disaster lyricism. Listen to both songs below.

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