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Lucy Dacus Announces New Song Series '2019', Releases First Cut La Vie En Rose

Thursday, 31 January 2019 Written by Helen Payne

Photo: Elizabeth Weinberg

Lucy Dacus has announced a new EP.

The song series ‘2019’ will see a release later in the year, and will feature a selection of covers and original songs tied to specific holidays: Valentines Day, Mother’s Day, Taurus Season, American Independence Day, Bruce Springsteen’s birthday, Halloween, Christmas and New Year’s.

The first cut is Dacus’ take on Edith Piaf’s La Vie En Rose, a bilingual upbeat version of the classic song, with her soothing vocals over a charming piano. Of it, Dacus noted:

“From the first time I heard it, I thought ‘La Vie En Rose’ was a perfect song. Hearing it, I knew that, one day, I would fall in love. I want someone to listen to this while running at top speed to the doorstep of the person they adore, ready to profess their deep, undying love. (PS, there’s a longer story about singing this song as a duet with my middle school janitor, but it is not concise).”

Dacus released her second album ‘Historian’ last year, and spent 2018 touring over the US, Europe and the UK both solo and as Boygenius with Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker. She has extensive live plans for spring in the US and Australia, and will appear at various festivals in the summer, including Primavera Sound, Roskilde and Best Kept Secret.

Lucy Dacus Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Fri February 01 2019 - DURHAM North Carolina - Motorco Music Hall (USA)
Sat February 02 2019 - CHARLESTON South Carolina - Charleston Pour House (USA)
Mon February 04 2019 - BIRMINGHAM AL Alabama - Saturn (USA)
Tue February 05 2019 - OXFORD Mississippi - Proud Larry's (USA)
Thu February 07 2019 - DALLAS Texas - Ruins (USA)
Fri February 08 2019 - HOUSTON Texas - White Oak Music Hall Upstairs (USA)
Sat February 09 2019 - AUSTIN Texas - Barracuda (USA)
Mon February 11 2019 - NORMAN Oklahoma - Opolis (USA)
Tue February 12 2019 - LAWRENCE Kansas - Bottleneck (USA)
Wed February 13 2019 - COLUMBIA Missouri - Rose Music Hall (USA)
Thu February 14 2019 - LEXINGTON Kentucky - Cosmic Charlies (USA)
Fri March 08 2019 - KNOXVILLE Tennessee - Barleys Tap Room (USA)
Sat March 09 2019 - NASHVILLE Tennessee - Basement East (USA)
Mon March 11 2019 - COLUMBUS Ohio - Basement - Columbus (USA)
Tue March 12 2019 - BUFFALO New York - 9th Ward at Babeville (USA)
Thu March 14 2019 - ITHACA New York - Haunt (USA)
Fri March 15 2019 - WOODSTOCK New York - Colony (USA)
Sat March 16 2019 - NORTHAMPTON Massachusetts - Pearl Street Club (USA)
Sun March 17 2019 - PORTLAND Maine - Space Gallery (USA)
Tue March 19 2019 - PROVIDENCE Rhode Island - Columbus Theatre (USA)
Wed March 20 2019 - JERSEY CITY New Jersey - White Eagle Hall (USA)
Thu March 21 2019 - PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania - Union Transfer (USA)
Fri March 22 2019 - WASHINGTON District Of Columbia - Black Cat (USA)
Wed March 27 2019 - SYDNEY Oxford Art Factory (Australia)
Thu March 28 2019 - BRISBANE Black Bear Lodge (Australia)
Fri March 29 2019 - MELBOURNE Northcote Social Club (Australia)

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