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The War On Drugs - Slave Ambient


1Your Love Is Calling My Name
Drum Programming, Effects [Harmonizers], Electronics [Patch Bay] – Jeff ZeiglerDrums [Hayman], Drums [Pig] – Mike ZanghiEffects [Eventide], Synthesizer [Modular Moog Treatments] – Michael Johnson Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer [Siel OR400], Synthesizer [ARP Omni I], Organ [Farfisa], Effects [Animator], Harmonica, Effects [Harmonizers], Sampler, Tape – A. Granduciel
2Original Slave
Effects [Dubs], Harmonica, Tape [Cassettes] – A. Granduciel
3I Was There
Drums – Jeff RyanSynthesizer [Juno 60] – Dave HartleyUpright Piano – Chad StockslagerVocals, Harmonica, Electric Guitar, Bass – A. Granduciel
4Come To The City
Bass, Drums, Twelve-String Guitar – Dave HartleyDrums – Michael Johnson Drums, Percussion – Mike ZanghiVocals, Harmonica, Organ, Synthesizer [Voyager], Effects [Animator], Sampler, Tape – A. Granduciel
5The Animator
Effects [Harmonizer Settings] – Michael Johnson Effects [SPX90], Electronics [Patch Bay] – Jeff ZeiglerOrgan, Synthesizer [Siel OR400], Synthesizer [Mono/Poly], Tape [Cassettes], Effects [Eventide], Effects [Moogerfooger] – A. GranducielSaxophone – Jesse Trbovich
6Come For It
Synthesizer, Tape – A. Granduciel
7Baby Missiles
Bass, Guitar [Stratocaster], Autoharp [Electric Autoharp] – Dave HartleyDrums, Percussion, Effects [Mutron Bi-Phase] – Mike ZanghiMixed By – Brian McTearVocals, Harmonica, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Effects [Filters] – A. Granduciel
8City Reprise #12
Synthesizer [Siel OR400], Effects [Harmonizer], Drum Machine, Tape [CAssettes] – A. Granduciel
9Black Water Falls
Bass, Twelve-String Guitar [Acoustic 12-String] – Dave HartleyDrums, Percussion – Mike ZanghiPiano – Kim RoneySynthesizer [ARP Omni II] – Robbie BennettSynthesizer [Voyager] – John AshleyVocals, Electric Guitar, Drums, Organ – A. Granduciel
Drums, Percussion – Mike ZanghiGuitar [Nashville Guitar], Bass, Synthesizer [Voyager] – Dave HartleyPiano, Acoustic Guitar – Robbie BennettVocals, Electric Guitar, Effects [Harmonizer] – A. Granduciel
11It's Your Destiny
Bass, Electric Guitar – Dave HartleyElectric Guitar – Kurt VilePiano – Robbie BennettVocals, Sampler, Synthesizer [Siel OR400], Synthesizer [ARP Omni], Guitar [Jazzmaster], Percussion – A. Granduciel
12Best Night
Bass – Dave HartleyDrums – Steven UrgoElectric Guitar – Kurt VilePiano – Robbie BennettVocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [Electric Phased Guitars], Guitar [Animator Guitars], Piano [Tom Thumb Piano], Sampler, Harmonica – A. Granduciel


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SC190The War On Drugs Slave Ambient ‎(2x12", Album)Secretly CanadianSC190US2011
SC190The War On Drugs Slave Ambient ‎(2x12", Ltd, Red)Secretly CanadianSC190US2011
noneThe War On Drugs Slave Ambient ‎(12xFile, AAC, Album, 256)Secretly Canadiannone2011
SC190The War On Drugs Slave Ambient ‎(CD, Album)Secretly CanadianSC190US2011
SC190The War On Drugs Slave Ambient ‎(CD, Album, Promo)Secretly CanadianSC190US2011


  • DesignDaniel Murphy
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering]Dave Hartley, John Congleton, Michael Johnson
  • Mastered ByPaul Gold
  • Photography ByA. Granduciel
  • ProducerAdam Granduciel, Jeff Zeigler
  • Recorded ByA. Granduciel, Jeff Zeigler, John Ashley
  • Words By, Music ByAdam Granduciel, Hartley (tracks: A2, B3), Zanghi (tracks: A2), Bennett (tracks: A2, C2)


Includes a download card for a free high-quality digital version.
Each record is in a printed inner sleeve.

©&℗ 2011 Secretly Canadian

Recorded 2008-2011 at Uniform Studio (Philly), Echo Mountain (Asheville, NC), AG's joint in Philly.

All words and music by Adam Granduciel/Seaformation Music (ASCAP) except Brothers (Granduciel/Hartley/Zanghi/Bennett), Come To The City (Granduciel/Hartley), It's Your Destiny (Granduciel/Bennett)

Cover - Zaragoza, Spain, Drugs Tour, July 2009
Inside - Livingston, MT. Violators Tour, October 2009


  • Barcode: 656605019017
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): 160743M1/B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): 160743M2/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout): 160743M3/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout): 160743M4/A
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


  • Copyright (c) – Secretly Canadian
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Secretly Canadian
  • Recorded At – Uniform Recording
  • Recorded At – Echo Mountain Recording
  • Mastered At – Salt Mastering
  • Published By – Seaformation Music



Slave Ambient is the second studio album by American indie rock band The War on Drugs, released on August 16, 2011, on Secretly Canadian. Recorded over three years, Slave Ambient is the final release to feature contributions from founding guitarist Kurt Vile and drummer Mike Zanghi, and the first to feature drummer Steven Urgo. The album was preceded by the EP, Future Weather, in 2010. Regarding his recording contributions to Slave Ambient former guitarist Kurt Vile stated, I was stoked to play on those songs , but I was more involved in the early days. Obviously the first record I was very involved in. View wiki. Slave Ambient by The War On Drugs, released 16 August 2011 1. Best Night 2. Brothers 3. I Was There 4. Your Love Is Calling My Name 5. The Animator 6. Come To The City 7. Come For It 8. It's Your Destiny 9. City Reprise 12 10. Baby Missiles 11. Original Slave 12. Black Water Falls Philadelphias The War on Drugs, the vehicle of Adam Granduciel - frontman, rambler, shaman, pied piper guitarist and apparent arranger-extraordinaire, returns with 'Slave Ambient'. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Songs in album The War On Drugs - Slave Ambient 2011. The War On Drugs - Best Night. The War On Drugs - Brothers. The War On Drugs - I Was There. The War On Drugs - Your Love Is Calling My Name. The War On Drugs - The Animator. The War On Drugs - Come To The City. The War On Drugs - Come For It. The War On Drugs - It's Your Destiny. The War On Drugs - City Reprise. The War On Drugs - Baby Missiles. The War On Drugs - Original Sla. Album 2011 12 Songs. Slave Ambient. The War on Drugs. Alternative , there are more good moments than bad with Slave Ambient, which makes the War On Drugs a project worth watching closely. What do you think of this album. This item:Slave Ambient by The War on Drugs Audio CD . Only 7 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by . Lost in the Dream by The War on Drugs Audio CD . In Stock. A Deeper Understanding by The War on Drugs Audio CD . Only 15 left in stock - order soon. SLAVE AMBIENT, War on Drugs proper second album, is a brilliant 47 minute sprawl of rock n roll, conceptualized with a sense of adventure and captured with seasons of bravado. Go Unlimited. Try now. Original Slave - The War On Drugs. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Genre: Indie Rock. The War On Drugs goes big on Slave Ambient, strumming and swelling all the way back to the cheap seats. Full Review. Best of 2011. Worst of 2011. On their third album, the War on Drugs essentially continue to stake out their own particular patch of ground in 21st century rock & roll with an indie bent, nodding in equal parts toward older traditions and newer ones with a difference of two decades in between them, captured right down to the cover art, which is pretty much a companion piece to. the art on their second album Future Weather

The War On Drugs - Slave Ambient
Performer: The War On Drugs
Genre: Rock
Title: Slave Ambient
Country: US
Released: 15 Aug 2011
Style: Indie Rock
MP3 album: 2519 mb
FLAC album: 1447 mb
Source: 2 × Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Album
№ Cat: SC190
Label: Secretly Canadian