LUCY DACUS – Young Talented Indie Dreamer in Belgium….


LUCY DACUS – Charlatan Club, Ghent, Belgium – 28 October 2016


Young indie singer/songwriter LUCY DACUS from Richmond, Virginia, US just started
her very first European tour after releasing her very personal quit/loud debut album
NO BURDEN early this year. Rolling Stone Magazine said back then: “Lucy Dacus has a
knack for writing disarmingly open indie rock songs, with plainspoken lyrics that hit even
harder thanks to her soft, sturdy alto. Her debut LP was recorded in Nashville over the
course of a single day. Dacus’ voice is surrounded by gently churning guitars with forays
into dream pop and stark acoustic tracks.”
I discovered her sometime last year with one
of my favorite tracks of 2015. Here’s the magnificent ‘I Don’t Want To be Funny Anymore‘ …

Last night in Ghent she looked a bit nervous and insecure as she didn’t really knew what to expect on her first trip to Europe. Also there’s was only a handful of spectators in the cosy little venue, but as it happens often on these kind of occasions it were ALL fans who were familiar with her first LP. So, despite some light and PA problems at the start of the show she gained confidence along the way and her performance turned slowly into an intimate, charming and highly entertaining live acquaintance with a gifted talent we will hear much more from in the future. Here’s her firstborn in full…

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(pics by JL/TurnUptheVolume!)

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