Car Seat Headrest in the news – Aug. 2017

“Daniel Craig took the whole ‘Logan Lucky’ cast to see Car seat Headrest”

–Chris DeVille in Billboard, Aug. 18, 2017

“Lots has already been said about how prolific of a songwriter Will Toledo is, and he’s on his way to becoming one of the most iconic American indie stars of the decade with elements of SParklehorse, Julian Casablancas and Weezer intertwining nicely.”

–Cai Trefor on Gigwise, Aug. 17, 2017

“It Turns Out James Bond Is A Huge Fan Of The Band Car Seat Headrest”

Corbin Reiff on Uproxx, Aug. 17, 2017

“While being a moody, yet inspiring tune with a brilliant performance by Andrew Katz on drums, it’s message speaks volumes. ”

–Ben Potts re: “War is Coming” on WFPK (Louisville), Aug. 16, 2017

“Accepted far and wide as one of the defining albums of last year, the artist lesser known as Will Toledo has headed back into the studio to deliver the stark and potentially prophetic ‘War Is Coming (If You Want It).'”

–Robert Blair on Tenement TV, Aug. 16, 2017

“At the moment America is going through a radical change. The country is continually overshadowed by efforts to whitewash their celebrated culture with a deeply unsettling mindset of ‘normalcy.’ Car Seat Headrest is doing all they can to help.”

–Jack Whatley in Far Out Magazine, Aug. 16, 2017

“According to Toledo, it is ‘a song about not murdering people.’ A tad more information can be gleaned from the title — an homage to John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s famous anti-war campaign, which included the message ‘War Is Over (If You Want It).'”

–Gary on somethinggood music, Aug. 15, 2017

“This is a very earnest song about how much violence sucks, and Toledo, with a great balance between restraint and despair, pulls it off.”

–Kevin Lozano on Pitchfork, Aug. 15, 2017

“Today’s track has the radio-ready feel that wrapped ‘Teens of Denial’ without abandoning the messianic aspirations of Car Seat Headrest’s earlier work.”

–Aaron Vargas on Best Before, Aug. 15, 2017

“According to Will Toledo, ‘War is Coming (If You Want It)’ is about ‘not murdering people.'”

–Huw Baines on stereoboard, Aug. 15, 2017

“Car Seat Headrest Invoke The Spirit Of John Lennon On Their New Single ‘War Is Coming (If You Want It)’”

–Corbin Reiff on Uproxx, Aug. 14, 2017

“Now Matador has put out the glossier, significantly-altered version of the brittle and politically-tinged song as a single.”

–Winston Cook-Wilson on spin.com, Aug. 14, 2017

“In typically wry fashion, Car Seat Headrest’s Will Toledo described ‘War Is Coming’ as a song about not murdering people, which unfortunately feels all too necessary for the current state of our society.”

–Meredith Nardino on Baeble Music, Aug. 14, 2017

“Car Seat Headrest has released the official version of their new single ‘War Is Coming (If You Want It).'”

–Tyler Schmitt on Variance Magazine, Aug. 14, 2017

“Car Seat Headrest’s new song is here in earnest, and it’s a doozy.”

–Scott Russell on Paste, Aug. 14, 2017

“According to bandleader Will Toledo, the unabashedly political tune is ‘about not murdering people.'”

–Sarah Murphy on Exclaim!, Aug. 14, 2017

“On the next album, Car Seat Headrest could be playing much bigger rooms. Seeing them now only underlines the fact that we’re watching someone’s rapid ascension.”

–Ryan Leas on Stereogum, Aug. 7, 2017

“‘War Is Coming’ as a whole is a clarion call, an incendiary plea for us to ‘Reach out [our] hands and save someone’s life.'”

–Sean Hannah on blinkclyro, Aug. 6, 2017

“‘War is Coming (If You Want It),’ at least the version we get to hear today, harkens back to Will Toledo’s past as a one-man bedroom-indie factory on Bandcamp.”

–Tom Breihan on Stereogum, Aug. 4, 2017

“We haven’t heard much in the way of new tunes from Car Seat Headrest since last summer’s superlative Teens of Denial, making the acclaimed indie-rock outfit’s release of a brand new song today particularly thrilling.”

–Scott Russell on Paste Magazine, Aug. 4, 2017

“It’s hard to say how different this take will be from the final single, but it certainly seems a lot more spacious and outward-focused than much of CSH’s discography.”

–Ben Kaye on Consequence of Sound, Aug. 4, 2017

“Today, Bandcamp is donating all of its proceeds from music sales to the Transgender Law Center and Car Seat Headrest is one of the artists using that as an opportunity to share new music via the platform.”

–Jasmine Albertson on kexp.org, Aug. 4, 2017

“Participants include Car Seat Headrest, King Britt and Speedy Ortiz, as well as dozens of record labels including Sub Pop, Merge, ANTI-, Kill Rock Stars and Greenleaf.”

–Anastasia Tsioulcas on npr.org, Aug. 4, 2017

“Car Seat Headrest have announced a new song, to be released tomorrow in conjunction with Bandcamp’s sitewide fundraiser for the Transgender Law Center.”

–Noah Yoo on Pitchfork, Aug. 3, 2017

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