Recently announcing the forthcoming release of their sixth studio LP Teeth Dreams, New York’s The Hold Steady have shared the first piece of the work with the song “I Hope This Whole Thing Didn’t Frighten You.”

Recently announcing the forthcoming release of their sixth studio LP Teeth Dreams, New York’s The Hold Steady have shared the first piece of the work with the song “I Hope This Whole Thing Didn’t Frighten You.”

Classic article: Remembering First Concerts.
"We were so excited. I still, to this day, remember the sensation of complete bewilderment when they walked out onstage. I couldn’t fathom that they really existed. Seriously, I’m eight years old, and I remember them walking out onstage and it just blowing my mind that these people existed. It was crazy." (via Remembering First Concerts: Greatest Stories Ever Told | Under The Radar)

Classic article: Remembering First Concerts.

"We were so excited. I still, to this day, remember the sensation of complete bewilderment when they walked out onstage. I couldn’t fathom that they really existed. Seriously, I’m eight years old, and I remember them walking out onstage and it just blowing my mind that these people existed. It was crazy." (via Remembering First Concerts: Greatest Stories Ever Told | Under The Radar)

The Hold Steady’s crunchy bar-rock never really made much sense for frontman Craig Finn’s brand of lyrics-first, reference-laden, recurrent pan-album concepts. Most of us have to squint past their beefy riffage to witness his immense storytelling capabilities. (via Craig Finn: Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant) | Under The Radar)

The Hold Steady’s crunchy bar-rock never really made much sense for frontman Craig Finn’s brand of lyrics-first, reference-laden, recurrent pan-album concepts. Most of us have to squint past their beefy riffage to witness his immense storytelling capabilities. (via Craig Finn: Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant) | Under The Radar)