War On the East Coast

Album: Brill Bruisers (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • The song's one-take music video was directed by Thom Glunt and finds a riot coming to fruition. The New Pornographers' Carl Newman told Rolling Stone the clip's theme was the sole reason he chose to be in it. "We were going for some mid-Nineties second-tier Britpop attitude," he said. "In the past, I've never really wanted to be in the video. But with this, we wanted to have fun and fully be in the video."

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