The War On Drugs announce new album, I Don't Live Here Anymore
Having teased new material on their social channels yesterday, The War On Drugs have now fully revealed details of their first album in four years titled I Don't Live Here Anymore.
The band's fifth studio album is their second full-length release on Atlantic Records after 2017's A Deeper Understanding, which won Best Rock Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. I Don't Live Here Anymore is set for release on 29th October.
Check out the video to the album's delicate lead single 'Living Proof' below, directed by filmmaker Emmett Malloy and shot on 16mm:
'Living Proof' came together in a natural, streamlined way which makes a marked difference for bandleader Adam Granduciel, who's renowned for his sonic intricacies in the studio. Promising the most personal songs he's written to date, he appears he's taking the band in a more intimate direction.
Given their previous albums Lost In A Dream and A Deeper Understanding reinstated the heart at the core of contemporary rock music, we couldn't have thought they could get any more hazy and emotive.
Take a look at the album artwork for I Don't Live Here Anymore below:
Coinciding with the announcement of their new album is news of their biggest tour of their careers, including including their first headlining show at Madison Square Garden, Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, and major dates here in the UK with shows at at London’s O2 Arena and the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
Check out the full UK and Ireland tour dates below:
Monday 11th April 2022 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
Tuesday 12th April 2022 – O2 Arena, London
Thursday 14th April 2022 – 3 Arena, Dublin
Saturday 16th April 2022 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Monday 18th April 2022 – Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
I Don't Live Here Anymore is set for release via Atlantic Records on 29th October.