Father John Misty’s finest lyrics

His upcoming fourth album, 'God's Favorite Customer' is out now.

Whether he’s imagining virtual sex with Taylor Swift (‘Total Entertainment Forever’) or lamenting the sheer amount of oil it takes to make a record (‘Now I’m Learning to Love The War’), the lyrics of Father John Misty (real name Josh Tilman) are always worth paying attention to. In further good news, his upcoming record is out now so get a fix of dizzying wit and eccentric charm with this piping hot selection of the great Father’s 10 greatest lyrical feats so far.

Words: Emily Hayman