Jesse Thomas Lacey. Lead singer of the band Brand New. Witty rhymes and metaphors are the foundation of the lyrics that Lacey has ridden to fame over the years. Your Favorite Weapon, Deja Entendu, The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me. Before Brand New, he played in The Rookie Lot, featuring fellow Brand New bassist Garrett Tierney and drummer Brian Lane as well as future MovieLife members. Previous to this, he had a short spell in Taking Back Sunday where he played bass and backing vocals on old records.