The cover of Lucy Dacus’s sophomore album depicts a character floating above the mountains with a giant speech bubble protruding from their mouth – as if the weight lifted from letting go of all of their suppressed thoughts and feelings has made them weightless. Dacus was just 21 years old when she released Historian, yet…
Tag: Alt Rock
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Black Country, New Road’s sophomore album is a deeply audacious effort that seems all but guaranteed to become a cult classic.
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