Savvy document of personal growth

Lucy Dacus once considered naming her second album Penultimatum, decided it would be too much of a pun and settled for Historian instead.

Such is the careful thought process for the Richmond, Virginia-based singer-songwriter, who was taken aback when her debut album, No Burden, became a critical hit in 2016.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2018, with the headline 'Savvy document of personal growth'. Print Edition | Subscribe