Great piece. Just saw Lucero for the first time this week in Phoenix and I loved it. I've been aware of them for years, but never went to see them, even when I lived in Memphis for three years, because what they were doing just wasn't in line with my musical tastes. Everything the band is saying about where they are now in their stylistic development and maturity and adding the horn section and pedal steel and piano is exactly why Lucero is finally clicking for me. It can take a decade of being a band for some bands to hit their peak. I think that's the case with Lucero, at least according to my tastes. I'm thrilled to have them as a band I want to see over and over.
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