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The Hold Steady – “Heavy Covenant”

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Jan 8, 2021.

  1. Melody Bot

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  2. Frank Lapidus

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    Great. Can’t wait for the rest of the record.
     
  3. Former Planets

    Aaaachem! Supporter

    More Hold Steady is always good. That said, I have absolutely fallen in love with the trio of solo records (and the b-sides compilation) that Craig put out over the past 5 years. Really, really, really good songs and storytelling.
     
  4. Frank Lapidus

    Regular Supporter

    Do you know if he's written any books? I feel like he probably has but would be really interested in reading a novel by him.
     
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  5. kpatrickwood

    Give what you can. Supporter

    No books, but he was working on a TV show for AMC before Covid. Not sure of the current status, but I'm sure it'll be great whenever it does come out.
     
  6. fredwordsmith

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    Finn solo stuff is amazing, with the last two records (and "We All Want the Same Things" in particular) matching the highest of Hold Steady heights. I really thought Thrashing thru the Passion was a remarkable return to form, and I'm intrigued by both singles so far - I prefer Family Farm, but this is plenty good.

    Fuck, I can't wait to see them live again.
     
  7. Former Planets

    Aaaachem! Supporter

    “We All Want the Same Things” is definitely the peak of that whole run