Father John Misty shares video for “God’s Favorite Customer”

Emma Elizabeth Tillman directs and Josh Tillman stars in the new Father John Misty video for “God’s Favorite Customer”, the title track from his hugely acclaimed new album. The new visual for the song, which features a glorious duet with Weyes Blood, finds Tillman wandering the dark, early morning streets of New York City.

God’s Favorite Customer, available now via Bella Union, is one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the year:

“His most personally revealing album yet… A heady journey through excess, absurdity and 21st–century mores from arguably the world’s most eloquent singer–songwriter.”  Q magazine – 4 Stars ****

“It really is glorious… There is little artifice here, no witty asides; It’s blinding at times, and that’s what makes this journey so exciting.” Uncut – 8/10 (Album of the Month)

“Sublime… There are moments when sentiment, vocal timbre and a perfect chord progression combine to devastating effect.” Sunday Times (Album of the Week)

“The music is lush, and Tillman’s voice is as wonderful as ever, clear and true, warm and approachable.” The Guardian – 4 Stars ****

“Genuinely heartfelt and gloriously tender… God’s Favorite Customer leaves the over–wrought days of Pure Comedy in its slipstream in return for something just that bit purer.” Record Collector – 4 Stars ****

“It’s beautiful stuff… Big piano ballads once again dominate, Tillman’s rich and robust voice channelling early Elton John on the stunning Just Dumb Enough To Try.” Sunday Express – 4 Stars **** (Album of the Week)

“An enigmatic heartache album… His eloquence is matched, as always, by sublime melodies.” Daily Mail – 4 Stars **** (Album of the Week)

“Utterly beautiful… Father John Misty delivers a record that’s on another level.” DORK – 5 Stars ****

“Outstanding… A record that’s as good as anything he’s made.” Long Live Vinyl – 9/10

“A record of fresh heartache and surprising sincerity… The sombre piano ballads capture the mood of this satisfying collection.” Evening Standard – 4 Stars ****

“Father John Misty’s flamboyant, richly entertaining take on confessional songcraft.” Financial Times – 4 Stars ****

“this taciturn new aspect to Father John Misty might be his most genuinely sincere, and his most profound.” NME – 4 Stars ****

“Personal, heartfelt and haunting… The creative roll continues.” The Sun – 4 Stars ****

“An album of unwavering candour… Josh Tillman appears to have tucked away his untouchable alter ego in favour of something altogether more human.” The i Paper  – 4 Stars ****

“Dazed, blitzed out and rousing, the Father’s make–up is powerfully echoed in the massive, swooning odes of his fourth album.” The Mirror – 4 Stars ****

“Emotional and packed with gorgeous tunes, it could also be his best album.” Shindig – 4 Stars ****

“He still moves in mysterious ways…” Louder Than War – 8/10

God’s Favorite Customer fizzed with ferocious intelligence and emotional resonance.” The Guitar Magazine – 9/10