Josh Tillman, formerly of Fleet Foxes (and a solo run as J. Tillman), received critical acclaim as newly-monikered Father John Misty in 2012 with Fear Fun. Since then, a lot has happened to the man and his alter ego, including meeting and marrying his wife Emma. Thus comes I Love You, Honeybear, his cheeky, self-deprecating, romantic sophomore album.
I Love You, Honeybear has also received much critical acclaim this past week (it was officially released on Tuesday) and I couldn’t agree with the reception more. This album, as Stereogum’s Tom Breihan put it, knocked me flat on my ass. I haven’t made it a day since I received it in my inbox without listening to it at least once. [Read more…]