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New War on Drugs video: Pain

Video: The War on Drugs – “Pain” From A Deeper Understanding, out now on Atlantic. I’m not sure about this. Sounds a little too much like a Don Henley song for me. Am I crazy? I’ve got nothing against bands signing to a major label and trying to gain a larger audience, but something about … Continue reading New War on Drugs video: Pain

New War On Drugs video: Holding On

Video: The War On Drugs – “Holding On” From A Deeper Understanding, due August 25 on Atlantic. So what happens when an indie band signs with a major label? They get to make a big budget video starring Deputy Commissioner Ervin Burrell from “The Wire.” It’s a song about how you can’t go home again … Continue reading New War On Drugs video: Holding On

Spend 9 minutes tripping out with the War On Drugs

Video: The War on Drugs – “Under The Pressure” My pal Jeff busts my chops because I like short songs. Pop songs. I don’t like extraneous filler. Get in and get out. But I also like Funkadelic. Sometimes a song needs to stretch out to get its point across. I wouldn’t cut a minute out … Continue reading Spend 9 minutes tripping out with the War On Drugs