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Lucy Dacus on World Cafe

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In "Side Street," a promotional video for his new album Call Me If You Get Lost, Tyler, The Creator plays out a fantasy version of a narrative that appears on the album's climactic song, "Wilshire," in which he engages in a deep but doomed emotional affair with the girlfriend of one of his friends. Courtesy of the artist/Screen shot from YouTube hide caption

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On Lucy Dacus' new album, Home Video, nearly every song focuses on a particular moment in her youth and teen years Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"I feel like music is just a facet of my life, like it doesn't take hierarchical dominance over the people that I love and it never will," Lucy Dacus says. Her third album, Home Video, depicts memories and relationships from her years growing up in Richmond, Va. Ebry Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Dacus Is Her Own Unreliable Narrator

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Doja Cat's latest full-length, Planet Her, is on our shortlist of the best albums out June 25. David LaCapelle/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On June 25

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Top left: Field Music; Top right: George Martin; Middle: Uwade; Bottom left: Lucy Dacus; Bottom middle: Smoothboi Ezra; Bottom right: Rosie Tucker Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Lucy Dacus, Producer George Martin's Secret 'Ray Cathode' Project, More

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Top row, left to right: Cautious Clay, Kelli Scarr, Lucy Dacus; Bottom row, left to right: Lightning Bug, Ben Howard Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Lucy Dacus, Ben Howard, Cautious Clay, Kelli Scarr & More

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Top row left to right: Palehound, Soccer Mommy, Jay Som; Bottom row left to right: Caroline Spence, Joseph Shabason, Lucy Dacus Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Artists We Love Cover Songs They Love

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The All Songs Considered Holiday Extravaganza, 2019

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Clockwise from upper left: Illuminati Hotties, Julien Baker, Trupa Trupa, Torres Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Torres, Julien Baker, Illuminati Hotties, More

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"I feel like with most songs that I write, I start with something that's really hard or something that I don't understand. And by the end of the song, I have more of a handle on it," Lucy Dacus says. Elizabeth Weinberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Dacus' Mother's Day Message Is One Of Truth And Consideration

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Clockwise from upper left: Billie Eilish, Many Rooms, Lucy Dacus, T Bone Burnett, John Vanderslice Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Billie Eilish, Lucy Dacus, John Vanderslice, More

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