Our favorite bar rockers The Hold Steady will return with their new album Teeth Dreams on March 25 via Washington Square, the new imprint label of Razor & Tie.
It’s been four years since the band’s last album, Heaven Is Whenever. It was the longest gap in the band’s career, so this new album is long overdue. As Rolling Stone found out, the album was recorded in Brooklyn and Franklin, Tennessee over the last two years. Touring guitarist Steve Selvidge joined the recording process for the first time (he replaced Franz Nicolay).
Last week saw the band release the first cut of the album, a track called “I Hope This Whole Thing Didn’t Frighten You.” The band let loose of their sweltering guitars on this classic sounding track that sounds like Craig Finn and company are back in old form. The song builds to a pretty epic climax that I can imagine being an absolute treat to hear live.
Enjoy the track below.
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