Again in January, Father John Misty teased a snippet of Lana Del Rey masking his Chloë and the Subsequent twentieth Century minimize “Buddy’s Rendezvous.” Now, the monitor has now been delivered to all streaming providers after beforehand solely being out there as a 7-inch single included within the restricted version field set of the album. Hearken to it beneath.
With ethereal, piano-driven manufacturing highlighted by strings and a saxophone, “Buddy’s Rendezvous” is the proper match for Del Rey’s throwback aesthetic. Although FJM has mentioned the track is written from the attitude of a person who offers some “fairly shitty recommendation” to his daughter after getting out of the jail, sure lyrics like “What’s the purpose of being all people’s woman?/ Perhaps you suppose that means there’s no likelihood getting damage/ Dwelling for nobody prices me far more than it’s value” seem to be they may have been penned by Del Rey herself.
Towards the top of the duvet, FJM trades strains with Del Rey and their voices mix collectively so seamlessly that we’re led to surprise why it wasn’t recorded as a full duet within the first place. “Except for numerous ineffable singing-things that an actual singer can convey to a track, she’s received some unbelievable ad-libs in there,” FJM mentioned in an interview with DIY Journal concerning the cowl. “I gave myself one on the finish of my model. Any one in every of hers you can have constructed an entire track round. Love her.”
The artists have considerably of a historical past collectively, with FJM showing in Del Rey’s 2016 music video for “Freak” and Del Rey singing about him on 2017’s “Coachella – Woodstock in My Thoughts.”
Together with the duvet, FJM shared the music video for the unique model of “Buddy’s Rendezvous,” which is directed by his spouse, the filmmaker and photographer Emma Elizabeth Tillman. Test it out beneath the bounce.
Del Rey’s final album was October’s Blue Banisters, her second full-length of 2021 after Chemtrails Over the Nation Membership. Meanwhilie, FJM is about to renew his huge world tour in assist of Chloë and the Subsequent twentieth Century later this month. Tickets can be found now through Ticketmaster.