NEWS : WED, SEP 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Watch Father John Misty’s Interview and Performance of “Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before the Revolution” on Late Night with Seth Meyers

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[Photo Credit: Lloyd Bishop/NBC]

The inimitable Father John Misty sat for an interview and performed “Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before the Revolution” from Pure Comedy, on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Watch the interview and performance here:

Interview -> Father John Misty Accidentally Became an Action Star and Father John Misty Is a Cautionary Tale for Parents Strict About Music


Performance ->  “Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before the Revolution



Father John Misty’s previously announced international tour schedule in support of Pure Comedy resumes tonight, September 13th, with a show in Boston at Blue Hills Pavillion and runs through November 20th in Lisbon, Portugal at Coliseu dos Recreios. The tour will feature support from newly-signed labelmate Weyes Blood (September 18th-November 20th) and Phosphorescent (September 13th-15th; October 7th). Details + links can be seen here.

On Thursday, September 14th at 9pm ET, fans can live stream Father John Misty’s performance at Port Chester, New York’s Capitol Theatre in it’s entirety via Pitchfork Live beginning at 9pm ET.


Father John Misty’s recently delivered the official video for Pure Comedy standout “Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before the Revolution,” a gorgeous, stop-motion video directed by Chris Hopewell (Radiohead’s “Burn the Witch,” Run The Jewels’ “Don’t Get Captured”).  The song‘s apocalyptic themes and subtle humor are captured brilliantly throughout. The “…Revolution” video was constructed and filmed in three weeks at Jacknife Studios in Bristol, UK [watch here]. Additionally, puppets  “…Revolution” were recently auctioned off and the proceeds will be donated to the Environmental Defense Fund.  


Posted by Rachel White