Historian Limited Clear Vinyl

Lucy Dacus

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Release Date: November 8th

Available on coloured vinyl for the first time ever and as a one-off pressing, Lucy Dacus’ Historian will be issued on clear wax alongside the physical release of her new EP, 2019. 

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 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. 

Dacus and her band recorded the album in Nashville last March, re-teaming with No Burden producer Collin Pastore, and mixed it a few months later with A-list studio wizard John Congleton. The sound they created, with substantial input from multi-instrumentalist and live guitarist Jacob Blizard, is far richer and fuller than the debut — an outward flowering of dynamic, living, breathing rock and roll. Dacus’ remarkable sense of melody and composition are the driving force throughout, giving Historian the immersive feel of an album made by an artist in full command of her powers.

The past year, with its electoral disasters and other assorted heartbreaks, has been a rough one for many of us, Dacus included. She found solace in crafting a thoughtful narrative arc for Historian, writing a concept album about cautious optimism in the face of adversity, with thematic links between songs that reveal themselves on repeat listens. “It starts out dark and ends hopeful, but it gets darker in between; it goes to the deepest, darkest, place and then breaks,” she explains. “What I’m trying to say throughout the album is that hope survives, even in the face of the worst stuff.”

Tracklisting:
Night Shift
Addictions
The Shell
Nonbeliever
Yours & Mine
Body To Flame
Timefighter
Next Of Kin
Pillar Of Truth
Historians

Villains

Queens Of The Stone Age

Villains

boygenius EP

boygenius

boygenius EP

How To Solve Our Human Problems

Belle and Sebastian

How To Solve Our Human Problems

Marauder

Interpol

Marauder

Vol. 11 & 12

Desert Sessions

Vol. 11 & 12

Bottle It In

Kurt Vile

Bottle It In

Hot Thoughts

Spoon

Hot Thoughts

Adore Life

Savages

Adore Life

Making A Door Less Open

Car Seat Headrest

Making A Door Less Open

Turn Out The Lights

Julien Baker

Turn Out The Lights

A Fine Mess

Interpol

A Fine Mess

Twin Fantasy

Car Seat Headrest

Twin Fantasy

Turn Out The Lights

Julien Baker

Turn Out The Lights

Lush

Snail Mail

Lush

Alien Lanes

Guided By Voices

Alien Lanes

'Sensitive Euro Man' b/w 'Brink of the Clouds / Candylad'

Pavement

'Sensitive Euro Man' b/w 'Brink of the Clouds / Candylad'

...Like Clockwork

Queens Of The Stone Age

...Like Clockwork

Girly-Sound To Guyville

Liz Phair

Girly-Sound To Guyville

There's a Riot Going On

Yo La Tengo

There's a Riot Going On

No Home Record

Kim Gordon

No Home Record

Muzz

Muzz

Muzz

Set My Heart On Fire Immediately

Perfume Genius

Set My Heart On Fire Immediately

No Shape

Perfume Genius

No Shape

The Underside Of Power

Algiers

The Underside Of Power

Historian

Lucy Dacus

Historian

Vinyl Bundles

Spoon

Vinyl Bundles

Teens Of Denial

Car Seat Headrest

Teens Of Denial

Beyondless

Iceage

Beyondless

Electr-O-Pura

Yo La Tengo

Electr-O-Pura

Sprained Ankle

Julien Baker

Sprained Ankle

Extra Painful

Yo La Tengo

Extra Painful

Habit

Snail Mail

Habit

Teens Of Style

Car Seat Headrest

Teens Of Style

Put Your Back N 2 It

Perfume Genius

Put Your Back N 2 It

Full Circle

Hælos

Full Circle

No Burden

Lucy Dacus

No Burden

Soft Effects

Spoon

Soft Effects

Matador Revisionist History merch

Matador Records

Matador Revisionist History merch

Slanted And Enchanted

Pavement

Slanted And Enchanted