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Lucy Dacus

Richmond, VA

Lucy Dacus is done thinking small. Two years after her 2016 debut No Burden won her unanimous acclaim as one of rock's most promising new voices Dacus returns on March 2 with Historian a remarkably assured 10-track statement of intent. It finds her unafraid to take on the big questions — the life-or-death reckonings and the ones that just feel that way. It's a record full of bracing realizations tearful declarations and moments of hard-won peace expressed in lyrics that feel destined for countless yearbook quotes and first tattoos. "This is the album I needed to make " says Dacus who views Historian as her definitive statement as a songwriter and musician. "Everything after this is a bonus." 

It’s a rare artist who has a voice so compelling, and rarer still are the ones who learn so early on how to use it. At 23, Dacus has already made a career album with Historian, and she’s really only just getting started.
— Paste Magazine