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Father John Misty Gives Morose Acoustic Spin to the Arcade Fire’s ‘The Suburbs’

The romantic troubadour covered the song for CBC Music

Father John Misty’s Josh Tillman has covered Nirvana and Leonard Cohen with aplomb, and now he’s applied the same talents to the Arcade Fire’s thoughtfully misanthropic “The Suburbs.” Holed up in an urban garden shed, Tillman strums a morose yet faithful cover for CBC Music, even down to the whistling toward the end of the song. Watch it here.