Lucius announce new LP ‘Second Nature,’ 2022 tour (watch “Next to Normal” video)


Lucius are again with their first album since 2016’s Good Grief. Second Nature is due out April 8 through Mom + Pop/Dine Alone/Second Nature Records/Secretly Distribution. It was produced by Dave Cobb and Brandi Carlile, and recorded primarily at Nashville’s RCA Studio A. Carlile and Sheryl Crow contributed backing vocals to one monitor, “Dance Around It,” and you’ll see the duvet artwork and tracklist under.

“Lucius has been one in every of my favourite bands since their first studio album,” Carlile says. “I stored operating into them at festivals and discovering myself mystified by their energy. This album appears like residence to me and anybody rising up surrounded by 80s and 90s pop, however in some way Second Nature is the start of a new period—not only for Lucius, however for all of us. We want to get again up on our toes and that’s what this album is insisting we do. This is my first co-production with my expensive pal Dave Cobb and I don’t know if I’ve ever been prouder even to witness one thing not to mention get my arms on it. It was an absolute blast.”

Vocalist and songwriter Jess Wolfe calls the album “a file that begs you not to sit within the troublesome moments, however to dance by way of them. It touches upon all these phases of grief—and a few of that’s breakthrough, by the best way. Being ready to have the total spectrum of the expertise that we’ve had, or that I’ve had in my divorce, or that we had in lockdown, having our careers come to a halt, so to converse. I feel you may actually hear and really feel the spectrum of emotion and hopefully discover the enjoyment within the darkness. It does exist. That’s why we made Second Nature and why we wished it to sound the best way it did: our focus was on dancing our method by way of the darkness.”

The first single is the disco-tinged “Next to Normal,” and you’ll watch the kaleidoscopic video under.

Lucius are happening a spring headlining tour in North America starting in April, adopted by extra US dates supporting Brandi Carlile, and European dates in September. Celisse opens a lot of the spring exhibits, and you’ll see all dates under.

The tour consists of an NYC present at Beacon Theatre on May 4, and a Montclair, NJ present at The Wellmont Theater on May 6. Tickets to all dates go on sale Friday, January 14 at 10 AM native time, with a fan pre-sale starting Wednesday, January 12.

1. Second Nature
2. Next To Normal
3. 24
4. Heartbursts
5. Dance Around It (feat. Brandi Carlile and Sheryl Crow)
6. The Man I’ll Never Find
7. Promises
8. LSD
9. Tears in Reverse
10. White Lies

April 28—North Adams, MA—MASS MoCA
April 29—Boston, MA—Roadrunner
April 30—Portland, ME—State Theatre
May 4—New York, NY—Beacon Theatre*
May 6—Montclair, NJ—The Wellmont Theater*
May 7—Philadelphia, PA—The Fillmore*
May 9—Washington, DC—9:30 Club*
May 12—Raleigh, NC—The Ritz*
May 13—Atlanta, GA—Variety Playhouse*
May 14—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium*
May 16—Louisville, KY—Headliners*
May 17—Cleveland, OH—Beachland Ballroom*
May 18—Toronto, ON—Danforth Music Hall*
May 20—Chicago, IL—Riviera Theatre*
May 21—St. Paul, MN—Palace Theatre*
June 11—George, WA—Gorge Amphitheatre#
June 24—Los Angeles, CA—The Greek Theatre#
July 8—Nashville, TN—Ascend Amphitheatre#
July 9—Nashville, TN—Ascend Amphitheatre#
September 9— Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre#
September 17—Dublin, Ireland—Button Factory
September 18—Glasgow, U.Okay.—St. Luke’s
September 20—Leeds, U.Okay.—Brudenell Social Club
September 23—London, U.Okay.—Shepherd’s Bush Empire
September 25—Brussels, Belgium—Grand Salon Botanique
September 26—Paris, France—La Maroquinerie
September 28—Berlin, Germany—Badehaus Szimpla
September 29—Amsterdam, Netherlands—Paradiso Noord

* – w/ Celisse
# – supporting Brandi Carlile