Female-fronted indie mainstays Lucius have made a name for themselves recently by performing with Roger Waters' touring band and as singers at My Morning Jacket's One Big Holiday. Now, the band returns to their original material, presenting it acoustically at Thalia Hall in March.
What We Say
Fronted by the enchanting Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, Lucius has drawn acclaim for powerful songs showcasing taut hooks, along with their mesmerizing stage presence and bold visual aesthetics. The New York Timesdescribed Wolfe and Laessig’s vocals as being “especially gorgeous,” while Rolling Stonesays Lucius is “powerful enough to knock you over.” Talented multi-instrumentalists Peter Lalish and Dan Molad round out the group.The band has released a pair of albums: Wildewomanin 2013 and Good Griefin 2016, which landed on various best-of lists and elicited praise from The Timesof London for its “sunshine-drenched pop” and “vocal harmonies carrying songs rich in melody.” They recently contributed the song “Million Dollar Secret” to one of the last episodes of the HBO show Girlsand scored the soundtrack to the film Band Aid.Wolfe and Laessig have become in-demand collaborators on their own -singing on albums for artists including John Legend, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, The War on Drugs, as well as Roger Waters’ most recent release, Is This the Life We Really Want? -and have toured as part of Roger Waters’ band over the last few years. - See more at: http://thaliahallchicago.com/home/?event_id=7836295#sthash.XYymvRmE.dpuf
Watch Lucius perform "Dusty Trails" live and acoustic.