This week’s ONErpm Hitmaker Alert is “Drugs” by Anarbor! Anarbor is a 19-year-old alternative rock band from Phoenix, AZ. Known best for their hit “18”, Anarbor is a band known and loved by many. “Drugs” is their first release since 2020, and it does not disappoint. In a recent interview about their new release, Anarbor dives deep into the meaning behind the song.
“Drugs” is a metaphor for the ups and downs of a relationship. Anarbor mentions the emotional roller coaster that can be compared in each situation. For example, they specifically mention “explosive emotions, comedowns, addiction, and desire for independence”. In addition to an incredibly interesting story, this song is undeniably catchy, groovy, and danceable.
The music video for “Drugs” is very nostalgic, with editing styles reminiscent of VHS quality and 90s trends. But you don’t have to take our word for it! You can watch the music video for “Drugs” by Anarbor here:
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