Lucy Dacus releases reimagined version of ‘Thumbs’

The original version is lifted from Dacus' third studio album 'Home Video'

Lucy Dacus has released a reworked version of her crowd favourite ‘Thumbs’ and announced a North American tour.

The new version, ‘Thumbs Again’, replicates how the song is performed live, fleshing out the instrumentation with an electric guitar, synth and drums.

Listen to ‘Thumbs Again’ below:

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‘Thumbs’ was played at Dacus’ shows as early as 2018 before it was formally released as part of her recent album, ‘Home Video’. Before playing it, the singer would request audience members not record the song.

Dacus’ North American tour will take place across February and March next year, with Indigo De Souza supporting all shows. Tickets go on sale this Friday (November 12) through the singer’s website. The newly announced shows are scheduled before her UK and European shows over March and April.

NME gave ‘Home Video’ four stars upon its release in June, writing “Dacus proves that looking back at your past might make you cringe, but there is beauty and value in those faltering, gawky days”.

Lucy Dacus’ 2022 North American tour dates:

FEBRUARY
Wednesday 9 – Pittsburgh, Stage AE
Thursday 10 – Detroit, Majestic
Friday 11 – Newport, Ovation
Saturday 12 – Indianapolis, Egyptian Room
Monday 14 – Milwaukee, Turner Ballroom Valentine’s Day
Tuesday 15 – Chicago, Thalia Hall
Thursday 17 – Minneapolis, First Ave
Friday 18 – Iowa City, Englert Theatre
Saturday 19 – Lawrence, Liberty
Sunday 20 – Oklahoma City, Tower Theatre
Wednesday 23 – Athens, Georgia Theatre
Thursday 24 – Asheville, Orange Peel
Friday 25 – Charlottesville, Jefferson
Saturday 26 – Asbury Park, Stone Pony

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MARCH
Tuesday 1 – Toronto, Danforth Music Hall
Wednesday 2 – Montreal, Corona Theatre
Thursday 3 – Providence, The Strand
Saturday 5 – Baltimore, Ram’s Head

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