Father John Misty is the pseudonym of Joshua Tillman. Tillman was part of the influential rock outfits, Saxon Shore and Fleet Foxes. Since departing from Saxon Shore and Fleet Foxes in 2004, Father John Misty has led a short yet successful solo musical career. Father John Misty is widely acknowledged for his multi-instrumentalist skills of writing, drumming, singing, guitar playing and engineering.
Father John Misty was born in 1981 in Baltimore, Maryland to a strictly Christian household. First, Tillman learned drums, and then he migrated to learning the guitar at the age of twelve. Since 2004, Father John Misty has released eight full-length studio albums. He is currently signed to the prestigious indie label Sub Pop. In addition, Father John Misty has released four highly acclaimed extended players and a number of single releases. Father John Misty has toured the world many times over and is currently working on his ninth full-length studio album, which is due out in the next year. Expect to see Father John Misty tour the world off the back of his new album's release.