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Albums Of The Week: Father John Misty | Chloe And The Next 20th Century

Despite its title, Jushua Tillman spend more time looking backward than forward on his fifth full-length, embracing vintage folk, baroque orch-pop, lush jazz and more.

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THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE:Father John Misty returns with Chloë And The Next 20th Century, his fifth album and first new material since the release of God’s Favorite Customer in 2018.

Chloë And The Next 20th Century was written and recorded August through December 2020 and features arrangements by Drew Erickson. The album sees singer-songwriter Joshua Tillman and producer/multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Wilson resume their longtime collaboration, as well as Dave Cerminara, returning as engineer and mixer. Basic tracks were recorded at Wilson’s Five Star Studios with strings, brass, and woodwinds recorded at United Recordings in a session featuring Dan Higgins and Wayne Bergeron, among others.

Chloë And The Next 20th Century features the singles Funny Girl, Q4, Goodbye Mr. Blue, and Kiss Me (I Loved You).”