The Drums' lead single from their debut album is called "Let's Go Surfing," but surfing is probably best understood as a metaphor for escape. Raised in a strictly evangelical household, frontman Jonathan Pierce was prohibited from listening to pop music as a child and was forced to discard any unapproved records his parents discovered in his room. Yet in a deliciously ironic twist, Pierce met future bandmate and guitarist Jacob Graham while attending a Christian youth camp. Only one track on the Drums' debut mentions Jesus by name, but temptation and redemption are recurring themes throughout,... More >>>