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Lucius’ video for “Gone Insane” premieres on Pitchfork + additional tour dates confirmed‏

Lucius’ new music video for the track “Gone Insane” premieres today via Pitchfork. Nathan Johnson directed the dream-inspired video from a series of more than 20,000 photographs. “Bands don’t make videos like this anymore,” Johnson says. “Often, you’ve got a day to shoot, but this was a month-long project, Jess [Wolfe] and Holly [Laessig] were so committed to this ridiculous, full-on approach that included 20 hours in a makeup chair and four grueling days in front of the stop-motion rig. Definitely the most insane video we’ve done,” Johnson adds. “Gone Insane” appears on Lucius’ latest album Good Grief. Watch the full video here: http://bit.ly/1OeAC5M.

Of the video vocalist Jess Wolfe says, “The video was inspired by a dream I had…The idea of perception and illusion and perspective, dysmorphia… All driving me a bit crazy. Holly [Laessig] took that concept and added to it… a mannequin, a spinning room, and thousands of photographs our vision came to life.”

After a sold out east coast run, Lucius is currently on the west coast with upcoming headlining performances at New York’s SummerStage, Denver’s Gothic Theater, Dallas’ Trees, Birmingham’s The Saturn, Washington’s 9:30 Club, Boston’s House Of Blues and more. Of their live show, The New York Times hails, “What’s impressive about this duo is how the two use their approach to several different effects: one moment, it was as if they were singing in the round at the Ryman; the next, they attempted extravagant Pointer Sisters-like up-tempo soul; later, it was Velvet Underground-style whispers.” Tickets can be purchased at ilovelucius.com/tour. See below for complete tour dates.

LUCIUS LIVE
May 10                                                      Vancouver, BC                                                Imperial**
May 11                                                       Seattle, WA                                       Neptune Theatre
May 13                                                   Salt Lake City, UT                                       The Grand***
May 14                                                        Denver, CO                                      Gothic Theatre***
May 16                                                         Omaha, NE                               The Waiting Room***
May 17                                                     Des Moines, IA                                            Wooly’s***
May 18                                                       St Louis, MO                                The Ready Room***
May 20                                                         Dallas, TX                                                      Trees***
May 21                                                         Austin, TX                                                    Emo’s***
June 4                                                    Mountain View, CA                  Shoreline Amphitheatre***
June 5                                                        Oceanside, CA                     Oceanside Pier Amphitheater
June 8                                                       Birmingham, AL                                               The Saturn
June 10                                                     Manchester, TN                                                  Bonnaroo
June 13                                                       Charlotte, NC                                      Visulite Theatre**
June 14                                                     Saxapahaw, NC                            Haw River Ballroom**
June 15                                                      Richmond, VA                                     The Broadberry**
June 19                                                  Washington, DC                                         9:30 Club**
June 21                                                   Portsmouth, NH                                   3S Arts Space**
June 22                                                     Clifton Park, NY                           Upstate Concert Hall**
June 24                                                      Pawling, NY                    Daryl’s House Backyard**
July 10                                                       Winnipeg, MB                             Winnipeg Folk Festival
July 16                                                         Suffolk, UK                                          Latitude Festival
July 22-24                                              Ore-Medonte, ON                                Way Home Festival
July 29-31                                                  Montreal, QC                                        Osheaga Festival
August 13                                                 Eau Claire, WI                                   Eau Claires Festival
September 20                                               Boston, MA                                         House Of Blues^
September 21                                          Northampton, MA                  Academy Of Music Theatre^
September 23                                             New York, NY                      Central Park SummerStage^

BOLD—Sold Out

 

**supported by Margaret Glaspy
*** supported by Happy Hollows

^supported by JD McPherson

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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