Hailing from the same Philadelphia milieu which spawned Kurt Vile, The War On Drugs share a similar hazy, fugged up vision of Americana.
Perhaps it's from growing up in the city of brotherly love - the band's music has a otherworldly charm which arrives with a blunt, realist vision.
New album 'Lost In The Dream' promises to be another bout of fragrant, beautiful songwriting. Arriving on March 18th, lead cut 'Red Eyes' has already been gaining admirers.
A wonderfully succinct introduction to the group, 'Red Eyes' matches pastoral guitar lines against a driving rhythm, urgent vocals against plaintive, melancholic synths.
Like a rather more underground take on Springsteen's legacy, 'Red Eyes' comes equipped with an Anthony Zagarella directed video.
The colourful clip features a range of circus characters, from the magician to the stage girl, the hula hoop artist to the sad clown.
Check it out now.
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'Lost In The Dream' is set to be released on March 18th.