The War On Drugs: Under The Pressure
The War On Drugs are one of those bands whose music almost feels melancholic from the moment it graces your eardrums. Adam Granduciel crafts alluring and thought provoking music out of emotional experiences - making it more of a personal and relatable listening experience.
"Under The Pressure" came out of a dark and isolated time in Granduciel's life, following a recent breakup and trying to adjust to city life after being on the road; he speaks of this time as feeling lost, distant and alone.
The video is a washed-out ode to this transitional time in his life, glazed over with warm sepia tones - mirroring the context of the song perfectly. Fitting for the Autumnal transition we are about to encounter...