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I Don’t Live Here Anymore

The War On Drugs

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It's been almost four full years since The War on Drugs graced us with their meticulously constructed Grammy Award-winning A Deeper Understanding in 2017. The subsequent tour, captured on 2020's Live Drugs was a victory lap that crystallized this group's electrifying performance prowess. Yet, it might be an understatement to say a lot has changed since then. An altering global string of events, frontman Adam Granduciel's newly-minted fatherhood, and an irrevocable shock to our relationship to live music. What's the journey of digesting change, and when do we amend? It's these very questions that provoke the resulting dynamism in this band's latest album I Don't Live Here Anymore—a cerebral, soul-slicing anthemic rock proclamation. With taut, sculpted hooks, and burly melodies, Granduciel has built an album exploring the ruffled and soothing energy of self-reflection.

With previous releases featuring decadent serpentines of shoegaze guitar echos, and groovy up-tempo long-form jams, Granduciel melded the best of both these worlds into this new record. From the opening track, "Living Proof," folksy strumming and staccato piano jabs glide above Granduciel, who recounts the strife in realizing the paradoxical swirling of an altered relationship: "I know the path/ I know it's changing/ I know the pain." "I Don't Wanna Wait" grapples with predicting life's changing tides. A metronome-like drum machine marches underneath fluid phase-y guitar fuzz with Granduciel's voice, drenched and reminiscent of a shotty phone connection calling out, "I don't wanna wait/ When I'm running to you" before continuing: "Show a little faith/ When I'm running to you." The album finds a triumphant peak in the title track "I Don't Live Here Anymore" where propellent, stadium-sized arpeggios ring out over a rock-solid drum groove. Granduciel, backed by the enchanting harmonies of folk duo Lucius, proclaims his unrelenting desire to make things right notwithstanding everything that's displaced ("I'm gonna walk through every doorway/ I can't stop/ I need some time, I need control/ I wanna find out everything I need to know").

Built equally for the headphones and for the arenas, I Don't Live Here Anymore stirs a universal truism and does so in kick-ass rock stylings: wrestling with the shifting tides of life is a constant, and the effort we make in spite of change makes all the difference. With sturdy lyrical themes and righteous melodic euphoria, The War on Drugs have crafted an album for taking the first step forward, which, while complex, is undoubtedly worthwhile. © William Card/Qobuz

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1
Living Proof
00:04:53

Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Patrick Berkery, Drums, Percussion - Michael Bloch, Lead Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Writer, Mellotron, Wurlitzer - Anthony LaMarca, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion - Robbie Bennett, Piano - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

2
Harmonia's Dream
00:06:26

Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Jon Natchez, Baritone Saxophone - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Patrick Berkery, Drums, Percussion - James Elkington, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar - Michael Bloch, Nylon Strung Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Percussion, Vocals, Writer, Bass, Synthesizer Guitar - Robbie Bennett, Piano, Writer - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

3
Change
00:06:04

Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Writer, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Lee Pardini, Grand Piano - Michael Bloch, Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Vocals, Writer - Anthony LaMarca, Drums, Percussion, Writer - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

4
I Don't Wanna Wait
00:05:13

Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Electric Guitar, Writer, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Jon Natchez, Hammond Organ, Baritone Saxophone - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Michael Bloch, Electric Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Percussion, Piano, Vocals, Writer, Lead Guitar, Wurlitzer - Anthony LaMarca, Drums, Electric Guitar, Percussion, Writer, Vibes - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

5
Victim
00:06:00

Charlie Hall, Drums, Percussion - Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Jon Natchez, Baritone Saxophone - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Christopher Bear, Drums, Percussion - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Matt Lowell, Background Vocals - Michael Bloch, Electric Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Vocals, Writer, Lead Guitar, Drum Programming, Wurlitzer - Robbie Bennett, Piano - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

6
I Don't Live Here Anymore (feat. Lucius)
00:05:27

Charlie Hall, Percussion - Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Eric Slick, Drums, Percussion - Lucius, Vocals, FeaturedArtist - Sam KS, Drums, Percussion - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Piano, Vocals, Writer, Lead Guitar, Bass - Robbie Bennett, Electric Guitar, Writer - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

7
Old Skin
00:04:52

Charlie Hall, Drums, Percussion - Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Daniel Clarke, Hammond Organ - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Lee Pardini, Grand Piano - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Writer, Bass, Harmonica - Robbie Bennett, Piano - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

8
Wasted
00:04:10

Charlie Hall, Prepared Piano - Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Jon Natchez, Baritone Saxophone - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Daniel Clarke, Organ - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Patrick Berkery, Drums, Percussion - Lee Pardini, Piano - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Percussion, Vocals, Writer - Robbie Bennett, Piano - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

9
Rings Around My Father's Eyes
00:04:17

Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Jon Natchez, Wurlitzer - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Michael Bloch, Lead Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Vocals, Writer, Mellotron - Anthony LaMarca, Drums, Percussion, Pedal Steel Guitar - Robbie Bennett, Piano - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

10
Occasional Rain
00:04:54

Greg Calbi, Masterer - Steve Fallone, Assistant Masterer - Dave Hartley, Bass - The War On Drugs, MainArtist - Shawn Everett, Producer, Mixer, Recorded by - Nick Krill, AdditionalEngineer - Patrick Berkery, Drums, Percussion - Michael Bloch, Lead Guitar - Adam Granduciel, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Writer, Mellotron, Wurlitzer - Anthony LaMarca, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion - Robbie Bennett, Piano - Ivan Wayman, AdditionalEngineer - Quarantine Cowboys, AdditionalEngineer

© 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation ℗ 2021 Atlantic Recording Corporation

Album Description

It's been almost four full years since The War on Drugs graced us with their meticulously constructed Grammy Award-winning A Deeper Understanding in 2017. The subsequent tour, captured on 2020's Live Drugs was a victory lap that crystallized this group's electrifying performance prowess. Yet, it might be an understatement to say a lot has changed since then. An altering global string of events, frontman Adam Granduciel's newly-minted fatherhood, and an irrevocable shock to our relationship to live music. What's the journey of digesting change, and when do we amend? It's these very questions that provoke the resulting dynamism in this band's latest album I Don't Live Here Anymore—a cerebral, soul-slicing anthemic rock proclamation. With taut, sculpted hooks, and burly melodies, Granduciel has built an album exploring the ruffled and soothing energy of self-reflection.

With previous releases featuring decadent serpentines of shoegaze guitar echos, and groovy up-tempo long-form jams, Granduciel melded the best of both these worlds into this new record. From the opening track, "Living Proof," folksy strumming and staccato piano jabs glide above Granduciel, who recounts the strife in realizing the paradoxical swirling of an altered relationship: "I know the path/ I know it's changing/ I know the pain." "I Don't Wanna Wait" grapples with predicting life's changing tides. A metronome-like drum machine marches underneath fluid phase-y guitar fuzz with Granduciel's voice, drenched and reminiscent of a shotty phone connection calling out, "I don't wanna wait/ When I'm running to you" before continuing: "Show a little faith/ When I'm running to you." The album finds a triumphant peak in the title track "I Don't Live Here Anymore" where propellent, stadium-sized arpeggios ring out over a rock-solid drum groove. Granduciel, backed by the enchanting harmonies of folk duo Lucius, proclaims his unrelenting desire to make things right notwithstanding everything that's displaced ("I'm gonna walk through every doorway/ I can't stop/ I need some time, I need control/ I wanna find out everything I need to know").

Built equally for the headphones and for the arenas, I Don't Live Here Anymore stirs a universal truism and does so in kick-ass rock stylings: wrestling with the shifting tides of life is a constant, and the effort we make in spite of change makes all the difference. With sturdy lyrical themes and righteous melodic euphoria, The War on Drugs have crafted an album for taking the first step forward, which, while complex, is undoubtedly worthwhile. © William Card/Qobuz

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