Lost in the thick haze of glorious rock and roll: stream last night’s War On Drugs Union Transfer show

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photo by Rachel Del Sordo
photo by Rachel Del Sordo

Last night at Union Transfer, Philly’s War On Drugs celebrated yesterday’s release of their new album, Lost In The Dream. A sold out hometown crowd welcomed the band with open arms and high spirits to see the band to play for an hour and 45 minutes. Lost In The Dream is War On Drug’s best album yet and live, new material like “Under The Pressure,” “Red Eyes,” and “An Ocean In Between The Waves,” were transcendent. Fueled by Adam Granduciel’s exceptional guitar playing, drummer Charlie Hall’s driving Mick Fleetwood-esque drumming, bassist Dave Hartley’s rock steady bottom, and Robbie Bennett’s colorful keyboard playing, the band were augmented with additional players on guitar and saxophone. Below, via Phila Taper stream the band’s entire show.

Set list (via Setlist.fm)
Under the Pressure
Red Eyes
I Was There
An Ocean In Between The Waves
Eyes to the Wind
Baby Missiles
Disappearing
Brothers (with Kurt Vile)
Burning
Suffering
Lost In The Dream
Encore:
In Reverse
Comin’ Through
Black Water Falls

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  • Bum ditty

    Missing arms like boulders in the encore