Live Gallery: Father John Misty – Refectory, Leeds

An extraordinary evening...

Father John Misty is on the form of his life right now. The songwriter’s 2022 album ‘Chloe and the next 20th Century’ won across the board plaudits, with Clash citing a project that “moves away from self introspection and dealings with religious trauma to focus on what he does best: passionate and disillusioned yearning.”

Taking his live show out on the road, Father John Misty recently breezed into London’s eventim Apollo, before surging North. Hitting Leeds, the American songwriter drew a capacity crowd to the Refectory, part of the main University of Leeds campus.

There was no learning to be done here, however, with Father John Misty displaying an artist in full grasp of his powers. Photographer Danny Payne got up close…

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