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WATCH: The War On Drugs & UK Tour
John Doran , February 20th, 2012 07:10

Secretly Canadian cult heroes The War On Drugs unveil a video for 'Brothers', culled from last year's Slave Ambient album.

Ben and Alex - the director team Brewer - explained: "We kept picturing it as the soundtrack to a dark western like Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid or Unforgiven.

"That is where the deranged TV cowboy character came from. We wanted the video to feel like the most exciting five minutes taken out of a longer movie. The biggest challenge in the filming was how to make the old cowboy (played by David Weindel) seem threatening, and how to make the nurse (played by Tallie Medel) seem like she was dealing with the situation the way a normal person might really handle such a nightmare.”

The War on Drugs - Brothers from Secretly Jag on Vimeo.

The War On Drugs embark on a UK tour this week.

FEBRUARY

Thursday 23 Liverpool, UK - The Kazimier
Friday 24 Dublin, IE - Whelan's
Sunday 26 Glasgow, UK - Stereo
Monday 27 Manchester, UK - Sound Control
Tuesday 28 London, UK - Electric Ballroom
Wednesday 29 Brighton, UK - Concorde 2

MARCH

Thursday 1 Bristol, UK - Thekla

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