Lucy Dacus

Lucy Dacus



Lucy Dacus (born 1995) is an American indie rock singer-songwriter from Richmond, Virginia.[2] She has released two albums, both on Matador Records: 2016's No Burden and 2018's Historian.



Historian is an album by musical artist Lucy Dacus, released on March 2, 2018.
Next of Kin
Next of Kin is a song by musical artist Lucy Dacus, released on February 13, 2018.
Addictions is a song by musical artist Lucy Dacus, released on January 16, 2018.
Night Shift
Night Shift is a song by musical artist Lucy Dacus, released on December 13, 2017.

Photos - Lucy Dacus27

Popular Albums3

Popular Songs4

TV Shows1



Spotify - Albums & Singles6


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles23

Lucy Dacus remains unafraid of highly personal lyrics on Historian
  –  March 22, 2018
Offering some hope for the rest of us, Lucy Dacus isn’t entirely sure what the world is going to make of her stellar sophomore album, Historian. The early reviews suggest that the Virginia singer-songwriter has made one of the great records of 2018 ...
Best Bets: Lucy Dacus to rock the Crepe Place
  –  March 21, 2018
SANTA CRUZ >> Indie rocker Lucy Dacus will play the Crepe Place at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 23. Her latest album, Historian, was recently released on Matador Records, and is filled with emotional pieces. The witty 23-year-old writes personal and bold lyrics ...
South X Lullaby: Lucy Dacus
  –  March 21, 2018
The idea behind our South X Lullaby series was to offer intimate moments with musicians as an antidote to the commotion and deluge that is the SXSW music festival. When we met Lucy Dacus for her Lullaby and found out she'd perform "Historians," a most ...
Snapshots From SXSW 2018: Nathaniel Rateliff, Superorganism, Lucy Dacus, Shopping And More
  –  March 19, 2018
CPR's OpenAir hosts Jessi Whitten and Scott Carney spent last week in Austin, Texas, for the South By Southwest music festival. They attended dozens of concerts throughout the five-day event. Their favorite shows included those from established artists ...
Lost Weekend SXSW day 3 pics: Andrew WK, Lucy Dacus, Gang of Youths, APTBS, more
  –  March 19, 2018
After our Thursday and Friday parties, BrooklynVegan x Margin Walker’s three-day Lost Weekend 2 wrapped up at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin on Saturday (3/17). It all began at noon on the outside stage with confrontational punk performance artists Sloppy ...
SXSW’s Top 10 bands (and headed for the Bay Area): Lucy Dacus
  –  March 19, 2018
Bay Area show: March 24, Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, $13, Lucy Dacus, who emerged from the burgeoning music scene in Richmond, Virginia, is the latest in a recent flood of women transforming folk rock into something very electric and ...
Lucy Dacus on the Art of Songwriting While Walking
  –  March 17, 2018
Listening to Lucy Dacus sing, you’d think she's been doing it her whole life. Her voice is powerful and confident, gliding soulfully over chords that twist and tangle. And the 22-year-old's songwriting is equally assured, which makes the fact that she ...
The Current At SXSW: Stream Live Sets By Wye Oak, Lucy Dacus, Caitlyn Smith
  –  March 15, 2018
The Current presents three artists at the Blackheart Bar on Rainey Street, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. CT. LIVE SCHEDULE (all times CT) 1:30 p.m.: Caitlyn Smith 2:30 p.m.: Lucy Dacus 4:30 p.m.: Wye Oak Copyright 2018 The Current. To see more, visit The Current.
History & Hope
  –  March 15, 2018
Even more than being a musician, Lucy Dacus considers herself someone who chronicles, catalogs, captures. A historian. After her first album captured the attention of dozens of record labels, Dacus chose the venerable Matador Records and set about working ...
Lucy Dacus is SXSW’s calmest force of nature
  –  March 15, 2018
How could Lucy Dacus possibly get better? A recent alum of Austin City Limits Music Festival’s undercard, the calm Virginia powerhouse blew me away when I first saw her perform. Her lyrics are scary vulnerable, and her nonchalant demeanor belies a voice ...
6th Annual MyMusicRx® + YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids
  –  March 15, 2018
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Lucy Dacus, Kyle Craft, U.S. Girls, and Red Yarn will perform live for Austin kids and families at the 6th annual MyMusicRx + YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids. The YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids is a family-friendly, morning concert ...
Watch Nick Offerman Give Lucy Dacus an Extremely Strange and Adulatory Intro at SXSW
  –  March 14, 2018
Nick Offerman, like most people, is currently at SXSW (or as he pronounces it, “sex-swuh”). The actor, writer and comedian had the pleasure of introducing rising indie-rock star Lucy Dacus and her band during a festival event on Tuesday night, and ...
Lucy Dacus brings Richmond rock to The Southern
  –  March 14, 2018
Lucy Dacus is an artist who takes her time. After her 2016 debut “No Burden,” an indie rock album which enjoyed enormous acclaim, fans of the new artist wouldn’t hear from her again for a while. Her next effort, “Historian,” was only released ...
The Pitchfork Music Festival announces its full 2018 lineup
  –  March 14, 2018
The festival opens on Friday with performances by Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Mount Kimbie, Big Thief, Earl Sweatshirt, Syd, Julien Baker, Saba, Open Mike Eagle, Julie Byrne, Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society, Lucy Dacus, Melkbelly ...
Christopher Michael Richardson on being the Lion in The Wiz
  –  March 12, 2018
Christopher Michael Richardson (Photo: Lucy Dacus) “The Lion as a role is so interesting to me because he is larger than life, but at the same time, he doesn’t really realize how much he has inside of him,” Richardson says. “The Lion we are doing ...
Watch Lucy Dacus Perform Three Songs On CBS This Morning
  –  March 10, 2018
Lucy Dacus’ new album Historian is one of the best albums of the year so far, and today, she brought it to CBS This Morning. The Richmond, VA-based musician performed three songs from the LP, “Addictions,” “Pillar Of Truth,” and “Yours & Mine ...
Saturday Sessions: Lucy Dacus performs "Addictions"
  –  March 10, 2018
Virginia native Lucy Dacus cut her first album as a project in music school. It was a hit with critics and got her a record deal. Just last week, she released "Historian," the highly anticipated follow-up to her debut album. CBS News 5:42 4 hrs ago
Review: Lucy Dacus hovers high above the rest with 'Historian' (Grade: A)
  –  March 8, 2018
“Historian,” the 10-song sophomore masterpiece from Lucy Dacus, is the best album I’ve heard all year. Indie, a genre filled with far too many artists and bands who sound the same, needs more talents like Dacus. The 23-year-old powerhouse singer ...
Live Review: Lucy Dacus Debuts Historian at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg (3/2)
  –  March 4, 2018
Setting the Stage: Friday saw Lucy Dacus release her sophomore album, Historian. The Richmond, Virginia, native faced a manner of pressure that’s assecome familiar for burgeoning singer-songwriters: After putting out a buzz-worthy bedroom debut (2016’s ...
Album of the Week: Lucy Dacus
  –  March 2, 2018
Debate the credibility of the term "indie" all you want-but even in today's landscape of monolithic labels and bustling support crews, we still expect the independent artist to follow their own vision. To say, then, that rising star Lucy Dacus may have ...
Lucy Dacus Is Ready To Be Your Next Favorite Indie Rock Star
  –  March 1, 2018
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Lucy Dacus keeps a steady head as career launches
  –  February 25, 2018
Last year, Lucy Dacus almost crumbled under the staggering load of anticipation. A rising singer/songwriter with a new record deal and an intensifying air of next-big-thingness, Dacus was forced to weather real life — including health issues, mounting ...
Lucy Dacus Directs Her 'Addiction' Video
  –  January 16, 2018
The second song from Historian, the upcoming album from Lucy Dacus is out in the form of a self-directed video. "Addictions" is a song about the many toxic forms addiction takes, from substance abuse to destructive patterns to relationships and the ...


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