Lucy Dacus

This new gift from Dacus, 'Home Video,' her third album, was built on an interrogation of her coming-of-age years in Richmond, Virginia. Many songs start the way a memoir might—“In the summer of ’07 I was sure I’d go to heaven, but I was hedging my bets at VBS”—and all of them have the compassion, humor, and honesty of the best autobi-ographical writing. Most importantly and mysteriously, this album displays Dacus’s ability to use the personal as portal into the universal. “I can’t hide behind generalizations or fiction anymore,” Dacus says, though talking about these songs, she admits, makes her ache. While there’s a nostalgic tint to much of Dacus’s work, the obliquely told stories in past songs are depicted here with greater specificity. "Triple Dog Dare" recounts young, queer love complicated and forbidden by religion. The toxic relationship depicted in "Partner in Crime" is filled with pining, deceit, and meeting curfew. (“My heart’s on my sleeve/ it’s embarrassing/ the pulpy thing, beating.”) "Christine" is an elegiac ballad about a close friend vanishing into an inhibiting relationship.

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FULL DISCOGRAPHY

TitleFormatRelease DateStore
Home Video LP/CD/DA 06/25/21 BUY
2019 EP/DA 11/08/19 BUY
Historian LP/CD/DA 03/02/18 BUY
No Burden LP/CD/DA 09/06/16 BUY
Album Trailer / I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore DV 06/20/16

NEWS FROM THE MATABLOG

Lucy Dacus - "Hot & Heavy" Lyric Video

Lucy Dacus - 'Home Video' Coming June 25

Lucy Dacus - "Thumbs"

boygenius : demos EP (Bandcamp) (24 Hours Only)

Lucy Dacus - Spring/Summer 2020 North American Tour

Lucy Dacus - Live on KEXP

TOUR DATES

  • June 23, 2021
  • Morrison, CO, US
  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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  • July 29, 2021
  • Bethlehem, PA, US
  • Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks
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  • July 30, 2021
  • Worcester, MA, US
  • Palladium
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  • July 31, 2021
  • Queens, NY, US
  • Forest Hills Stadium
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  • September 10, 2021
  • Richmond, VA, US
  • The National
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  • September 11, 2021
  • Richmond, VA, US
  • The National
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  • September 13, 2021
  • Saxapahaw, NC, US
  • Haw River Ballroom
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  • September 14, 2021
  • Atlanta, GA, US
  • Terminal West
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  • September 15, 2021
  • Nashville, TN, US
  • Brooklyn Bowl Nashville
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  • September 17, 2021
  • Dallas, TX, US
  • Trees
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  • September 18, 2021
  • Houston, TX, US
  • White Oak Music Hall - Downstairs
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  • September 19, 2021
  • Austin, TX, US
  • Scoot Inn
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  • September 20, 2021
  • San Antonio, TX, US
  • Paper Tiger
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  • September 22, 2021
  • Tucson, AZ, US
  • 191 Toole
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  • September 24, 2021
  • Los Angeles (LA), CA, US
  • The Theatre at Ace Hotel
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  • September 25, 2021
  • Santa Ana, CA, US
  • The Observatory
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  • September 27, 2021
  • San Francisco, CA, US
  • The Fillmore
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  • September 30, 2021
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Hollywood Theatre
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  • October 1, 2021
  • Portland, OR, US
  • Wonder Ballroom
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  • October 2, 2021
  • Seattle, WA, US
  • Neptune Theatre
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  • October 5, 2021
  • Salt Lake City, UT, US
  • Urban Lounge
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  • October 8, 2021
  • Iowa City, IA, US
  • Englert Theatre
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  • October 9, 2021
  • Minneapolis, MN, US
  • First Avenue
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  • October 11, 2021
  • Chicago, IL, US
  • The Vic
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  • October 12, 2021
  • Columbus, OH, US
  • Newport Music Hall
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  • October 14, 2021
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • The Opera House
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  • October 15, 2021
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • L'Astral
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  • October 16, 2021
  • Boston, MA, US
  • House of Blues - Boston presented by Cricket Wireless
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  • October 18, 2021
  • South Burlington, VT, US
  • Higher Ground Ballroom
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  • October 20, 2021
  • Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Union Transfer
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  • October 22, 2021
  • Washington, DC, US
  • 9:30 Club
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  • October 25, 2021
  • Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Brooklyn Steel
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  • October 26, 2021
  • Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Brooklyn Steel
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