Free Hold Steady
In anticipation of the release of their latest album, Stay Positive, on July 15, the Hold Steady are offering a free stream of the album on their MySpace page.
First impression? No huge surprises, but a solid album all the way through. As with most Hold Steady albums, it usually takes me a few times through to start picking up on the nuances and lyrical passages, which is something I've always loved about their music. It'll be nice to have some time to get acquainted with the album prior to their show at First Ave, which takes place Tuesday, July 22.
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