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Grammys 2018: The War on Drugs Win Best Rock Album


The War on Drugs have won a Grammy at their first attempt, scooping the prize for Best Rock Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards for their album A Deeper Understanding.

A Deeper Understanding managed to get the better of Queens of the Stone Age’s Villains, Nothing More’s The Stories We Tell Ourselves, Metallica’s Hardwired… to Self-Destruct and Mastodon’s Emperor of Sand. 

This record signalled the return for the The War on Drugs, the first album since the release of their critically acclaimed milestone of a third album Lost in the Dream, four years ago.

It is impossible to deny that A Deeper Understanding is a spectacular sounding record, luscious and dream like, filled to the brim with details and hidden intricacies. But like a dream, it is difficult to remember much about the album once it has finished.

[MORE] – Read Far Out’s full review of A Deeper Understanding, here.