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The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs - LIVE DRUGS (Super High Quality Records)


RELEASED: 20th November 2020
Opaque Purple 2 x Vinyl LP

Format: Opaque Purple 2 x Vinyl LP
Cat No: SHQ01LP-C2

Culled from over 40 hard drives of recorded live shows spread out across years of touring behind multiple critically acclaimed records, ‘LIVE DRUGS’ is unlike anything previously available in The War On Drugs’ catalogue.

The first album to capture the band’s live interpretations, ‘LIVE DRUGS’ is a document
showcasing the evolution of the band’s live show over the years. Additionally, ‘LIVE DRUGS’ is a portrait of the enduring relationship between Adam Granduciel
and Dominic East. A longtime friend, guitar tech and stage manager, East is ‘LIVE DRUGS’s co-producer andthe presence Granduciel credits as holding everything  together.

Sequenced to reflect how a typical 70-minute set would flow, ‘LIVE DRUGS’ thrives on live set staples immortalized on record for the first time. This includes ‘Buenos Aires Beach’ from the band’s 2008 full length debut, ‘Wagonwheel Blues’ and the longtime musical interlude flowing between ‘Under the Pressure’ and ‘In Reverse’ - which bookend 2014’s ‘Lost In The Dream’. There’s also the band’s essential cover of Warren Zevon’s ‘Accidentally Like a Martyr’, a song “so true.


1. An Ocean in Between the
2. Waves
3. Pain
4. Strangest Thing
5. Red Eyes
6. Thinking of a Place
7. Buenos Aires Beach
8. Accidentally Like a Martyr
9. Eyes to the Wind
10. Under the Pressure
11. In Reverse