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CD: The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient | reviews, news & interviews

CD: The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient

CD: The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient

Riveting marriage of Germany and America from Philadelphia

'Slave Ambient': it took The War on Drugs to make a pact between Krautrock and Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen and Krautrock might not seem obvious kin, but the second album from Philadelphia’s The War on Drugs brings them together. It’s not clear what’s coming as Slave Ambient opens, but this is a dizzying, audacious and supremely confident journey that marries the seemingly disparate.

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