Lucia & The Best Boys (formerly LUCIA) release their new single ‘Good Girls Do Bad Things’ on October 25th through Sweet Jane Recordings. Recorded in LA with producer Carlos De La Garza (Paramore, Wolf Alice, Best Coast) the kick ass Glaswegian indie-rock four-piece return with an 80’s synth infused banger that will instantly grab you with its full force. The video, directed by Stuart Alexander, sees Lucia ride a horse around the Barrowlands area of Glasgow.
‘Good Girls Do Bad Things’ may seem like a stadium-ready pop song. However peer beneath its shiny hood to reveal a combative missive to anyone that’s fucked someone over. Relaying empowering messages like this is something that’s become particularly important to Lucia.
Speaking about the inspiration for the new single, Lucia says, “Good girls do bad things is a song written for any women who feels like they have ever been undermined, or made to feel worthless and weak by a man. I find myself in these situations far too often, now more than ever, and it is important to highlight that they are the weak ones in the situation. “Sad boys looking at me always get what they don’t see” – was a lyric written from experiencing and witnessing men thinking that we aren’t capable or smart enough to react and defend ourselves”
The group have marked their latest era with a name change – one that’s reflective of their early work, referencing debut 2017 EP ‘Best Boy’, while also marking a new chapter. The name change also coincides with a line-up change for the Glaswegian band, which is now completed by guitarist Conor Goldie. He joins frontwoman Lucia Fairfull – who is a force to be reckoned with – drummer Alasdair Scott and bass player Chris Frew Ballantyne.
“The new stuff we’re doing isn’t putting everything we’ve done before to an end, it’s creating a new beginning point,” explains frontwoman Lucia Fairfull, touching on how the band have shifted their creative focus while also maintaining their core.
Ostensibly, this new creative period has culminated in the making of a brand new EP, which will be released early next year, the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Cheap Talk’ EP. The new EP sees Lucia & The Best Boys dive headfirst into their 80s inspirations – acts like Madonna, Stevie Nicks, New Order and Human League – while also retaining the fierceness of their 90s grunge, Courtney Love-esque bent.
Not content with a summer packed with festival appearances from Latitude, Truck to Tenement Trail, and recording a brand new EP, Lucia & The Best Boys have also made their foray into the fashion world with runway performances at the ONOFF show at London Fashion week and drummer Ally Scott walking for the luxury French fashion wear brand Celine.