The Hold Steady have released the new song “You Did Good Kid.”
The Hold Steady will release their new album, Thrashing Thru The Passion, on August 16th. Today they’ve shared the new song “Denver Haircut” and pre-orders are now up.
The Hold Steady have released the new song “The Last Time That She Talked To Me” on Bandcamp.
The Hold Steady have released a new live album called Live from Philadelphia 7-26-18.
Some videos from the Scott Hutchison tribute concert, featuring performances from Aaron Dessner, Julien Baker, Ben Gibbard, Craig Finn, and Kevin Devine have been shared online. I’ve put them into a video playlist.
The Hold Steady have released two new songs on Bandcamp.
The Hold Steady have released the two new songs “Eureka” and “Esther” on Bandcamp.
The Hold Steady have shared two new songs ahead of their holiday shows. They’re currently available on Bandcamp.
Craig Finn has debuted his new solo track “Preludes.”
Craig Finn, of The Hold Steady, will release his new solo album, We All Want the Same Things, on March 24th. He will also be playing some new songs live on his upcoming living room tour dates. You can find those below.
Between 2002 and 2009, Bruce Springsteen released five studio albums. Rather remarkably, that statistic made the aughts Springsteen’s most prolific decade ever. The Boss fired off four straight classics in the 1970s (Greetings from Asbury Park, The Wild, The Innocent, The E Street Shuffle, Born to Run, and Darkness on the Edge of Town) and put out four more in the 1980s (The River, Nebraska, Born in the U.S.A. and Tunnel of Love) before faltering in both quality and output in the 1990s. (The last decade of the millennium only saw Human Touch, Lucky Town, and The Ghost of Tom Joad, all of which are among Springsteen’s weakest LPs.)
The 2000s, though, brought the man back to life. Suddenly, Springsteen albums (and good ones) were a regular occurrence again. During the seven years that elapsed between 2002 and 2009, we got three E Street Band records (The Rising, Magic, and Working on a Dream), one acoustic album (Devils & Dust), and one tribute record (The Seeger Sessions). Four of those five records are worthwhile (Working on a Dream is the dud), and two are genuine classics (The Rising and Magic both recapture the…well, “magic” of the E Street Band’s golden age). However, there’s still an argument to be made that the three best Springsteen albums of the 2000s weren’t even written by Bruce, but by guys named Brandon, Craig, and Brian.
The Hold Steady have announced deluxe reissues of 2004’s Almost Killed Me and 2005’s Separation Sunday. The albums are remastered and contain some additional tracks.
The Hold Steady have announced the return of keyboardist Franz Nicolay.