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Father John Misty – Chloë and the Next 20th Century Review

Touching the work of Father John Misty is, it will never capitalise on the baroque pop and avant-garde genre blend he has listed himself under. God’s Favourite Customer was an exceptional realisation of artsy music videos with strong, albeit wavering messages accompanied by strong vocals and stronger instrumentals to power it. Misty’s latest album, Chloë and the Next 20th Century marks not a new turn in form but a continuation of ideas that worked the first time around. An expansion of fitting, delicate ideas and genuine, heartfelt attempts at corroborating the old-timey aesthetics with new tracks. That pairing far exceeds the understated genre blend Misty has detailed for himself, and that much is proven in brief glimmers throughout this latest release.

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