Lucy Dacus releases anthemic new single Brando, complete with full guitar tab

Lucy Dacus performs onstage during day four at Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival at Sunshine Grove on March 8, 2020 in Okeechobee, Florida.
(Image credit: Jason Koerner/Getty Images)

Lucy Dacus has unveiled Brando, the fourth single from her upcoming Home Video album, and the song adopts a slightly different approach to the music video format.

Rather than a narrative tale or traditional lyric video, Dacus instead opted to release a full score that scrolls along with the track, including guitar tab.

It’s a good opportunity to really delve into the layers of lush chord voicings with which Dacus furnishes her compositions, as well as the smart two-note riffs that make up the track’s verses.

Brando follows previous singles VBS, Hot & Heavy and Thumbs from third studio effort Home Video, which was recorded at Nashville’s Trace Horse Studio in August 2019 with collaborators Jacob Blizard, Collin Pastore, and Jake Finch, and features backing vocals from Dacus’s boygenius bandmates Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker.

Home Video is out on June 25, and available to preorder now.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.