The mellow nonetheless melodic note sees Dacus weaving collectively vulnerable Hollywood references to paint a characterize of a relationship in disaster: “I’m in a 2nd-account window/and also you’re yelling at me ‘Stella!’/and I’m laughing website off you watched you’re Brando nonetheless you’ll never approach shut.”
“‘Brando’ refers to a basically dramatic friend I had in high college whose entire personality change into once the media he consumed,” Dacus says. “He showed me so a lot of finest films and song, nonetheless I feel he change into once extra drawn to utilizing me as a scrapbook of his own tastes than in actual fact attending to know me. He claimed to know me greater than somebody else nonetheless I started to basically feel like any he wished from me change into once to be a scene companion in the movie of his lifestyles.”
Dacus also unveiled a “Brando” video contest, asking fans to post clips of themselves “dancing (or skateboarding, ice skating, roller blading, and so a lot of others.),” for a possibility to look in the tune’s loyal song video.
“Brando” follows outdated Dwelling Video singles “VBS,” “Sizzling & Heavy,” and “Thumbs.” The album will seemingly be launched on June 25th by procedure of Matador. Following quite so a lot of dates supporting Sparkling Eyes in July, Dacus will headline a North American tour in pork up of Dwelling Video, running thru October.