260 – Night Shift by Lucy Dacus

This week on the LPP, Moksha’s former podcasting partner, Jesse finally gets his way and makes us dive into the vulnerable and emotionally honest music of Richmond-based singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus. Also on the episode, Rod continues to find reasons to love his local library, we check in with our music brothers over at Our Liner Notes, and…and Fuzz. Lots and and lots of beautiful musical fuzz.

  • FEATURED SONG
    • “Night Shift” – Lucy Dacus (Historians – 2018)
  • CHAPTER 1: Early Influences
    • “Five Years” – David Bowie (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars – 1972)
    • “Sweetest Kill” – Broken Social Scene (Forgiveness Rock Record – 2010)
    • “Dilettante” – St. Vincent (Strange Mercy – 2011)
  • CHAPTER 2: People Professionally Linked With Her
    • “Addictions” – Lucy Dacus (Historian -2018)
    • “Appointments” – Julien Baker (Turn Out the Lights – 2017)
    • “Will You Love Me” – Matthew E. White (Big Inner – 2013)
    • “Rivers and Roads” – The Head and the Heart (The Head and the Heart – 2010)
  • CHAPTER 3: Social Expectations
    • “I Don’t Want to Be Funny Anymore” – Lucy Dacus (No Burden – 2016)
    • “Why Don’t You Love Me” – John Grant (Pale Green Ghosts – 2013)
    • “Nameless, Faceless” – Courtney Barnett (Tell Me How You Really Feel – 2018)
  • CHAPTER 4: Vibes/Feels/Sounds/Indescribables
    • “Pillar of Truth” – Lucy Dacus (Historian – 2018)
    • “The Future” – Jolie Holland with Jim White (The Living and the Dead – 2008)
    • “Our Hearts Are Wrong” – Jessica Lee Mayfield (Tell Me – 2011)
    • “Every time the Sun Goes Down” – Sharon Van Etten (Are We There – 2014)
    • “Poison Oak” – Bright Eyes (I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning – 2005)

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Show References: Rolling Stone Interview | Lucy Dacus on What David Bowie Taught Her | Song Exploder #127: Julien Baker | John Grant Audio Bonsai Playlist“Sunrise” by Black Rainbows

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