Sun Kil Moon Has Beef With Philly’s War On Drugs, Releases a Song About It

Sun Kil Moon singer and guitarist TK.

Sun Kil Moon singer and guitarist Mark Kozelek.

San Francisco folk-rock act Sun Kil Moon frontman Mark Kozelek has been super vocal lately about some beef he has with Philly rock band The War On Drugs TWOD. The vocalist and guitarist threw a fit when TWOD drowned him out during a recent performance at the Ottawa Folk Festival.

According to Pitchfork, that turned into “weeks of Kozelek enacting numerous public retaliations against the band,” and a vow that he would write a song titled “War On Drugs: Suck My Cock.”

Well, that song is here. “War On Drugs: Suck My Cock” debuted Monday. It’s an almost-seven-minute retelling of the aforementioned drowning out, plus it gives Kozelek plenty of time to rant about TWOD, calling them nice, but “the whitest band I’ve ever heard,” and taking digs at some of their inspirations, like John Mellencamp. “To make three albums took ’em nine fuckin’ years,” he sings.

He also takes some digs at some “rednecks” and “hillbillies” who heckled him at a show in Chapel Hill. Listen below.

So far The War On Drugs hasn’t posted a response about the song, though they posted the following tweets around the time of the Ottawa Folk Festival: