The War on Drugs on the Sonic Roots of 'A Deeper Understanding'
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The War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel talks us through some of the key influences on his new album 'A Deeper Understanding,' from Warren Zevon to Wilco. Shawn Brackbill

The War on Drugs' new album, A Deeper Understanding, is being hailed as one of the best rock LPs of the year. It's a surprise hit for the band, which spent years as indie-rock heroes before signing with Atlantic in 2015. Here, frontman Adam Granduciel shares the sounds behind his psych-rock opus.