Adam Granduciel

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Adam Granduciel
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Background information
Birth name Adam Granofsky
Born (1979-02-15) February 15, 1979 (age 39)[1]
Dover, Massachusetts, United States
Genres Indie rock, Americana, shoegazing, neo-psychedelia, alternative rock, pop rock
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar, harmonica keyboard, synthesizer
Years active 2003–present
Labels Secretly Canadian, Matador
Associated acts The War on Drugs, Kurt Vile

Adam Granofsky (born February 15, 1979),[1] better known under his stage name Adam Granduciel, is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is the frontman and primary songwriter of the indie rock band The War on Drugs,[2] with whom he has recorded four studio albums, and a former member of Kurt Vile's backing band The Violators.

Early and personal life[edit]

Adam Granduciel was born in Dover, Massachusetts, the son of Mark and Paula Granofsky (née Minichiello), and he has an older brother Burton "Burt" Granofsky. Granduciel went to the Roxbury Latin School of West Roxbury. A French-language pun by a teacher there inspired his stage name. [3] He is in a relationship with actress Krysten Ritter, since August 2014.[4] He is a graduate of Dickinson College, where he studied painting and photography.[5]


The War on Drugs[edit]

Studio albums


Kurt Vile[edit]

Studio albums


The Capitol Years[edit]

  • Dance Away the Terror (2006)

As producer[edit]


  1. ^ a b Bevan, David (September 23, 2014). "The War on Drugs: Inside Man". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
  2. ^ O'Donnell, Kevin. "Breaking: The War on Drugs | Music News | Rolling Stone". Retrieved 11 February 2012.
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  4. ^ Charlton, Lauretta (16 June 2017). "Watch a Tribute to the "Loving" Decision by the War on Drugs". The New Yorker. The New Yorker. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
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