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Lucius - CMJ Showcase - 2013

by WFUV Staff

Kicking off FUV Live at CMJ with a warm, effusive set that fit perfectly with the waning afternoon sun, Lucius were in a celebratory mood, marking the release day of their debut album, Wildewoman. Although they began with a sweetly mellifluous cover of the Beatles' "Free As A Bird," the balance of Lucius' eight-song set was pulled from their new album and their 2012 self-titled EP. The tour de force double vocals of Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, sporting blonde bobs and mod, Mary Quant-like emerald jackets and minidresses, are Lucius' secret weapon, wielded with aplomb on songs like the percussive juggernaut of "Genevieve" and "Turn It Around" or the shimmering, harmonized heights of "How Loud Your Heart Gets."

Set List:

  • Free As A Bird (cover)
  • Don't Just Sit There
  • Genevieve
  • Tempest
  • How Loud Your Heart Gets
  • Wildewoman
  • Go Home
  • Turn It Around

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Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
Brooklyn's Lucius opens the FUV showcase for a packed room. 10/15/13 Photo by Laura Fedele
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