Nothing Good Ever Happens at the Goddamn Thirsty Crow

Album: I Love You, Honeybear (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Titled after The Thirsty Crow, a Los Angeles whiskey bar, this I Love You, Honeybear track appears to find Father John Misty objectifying his wife, photographer Emma Tillman:

    My baby, she does something way more impressive than the Georgia Crawl
    She blackens pages like a Russian romantic
    Gets down more often than a blow-up doll


    "I will totally admit that there are disgusting things on this album," Misty told Billboard magazine. "I mean, calling Emma a blow-up doll, from a social perspective, is fairly heinous. But you have to believe me - that song is just about major confusion and hypocrisy. Those are just the kinds of compliments that a jealous, impotent man has to offer."

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