Teeth Dreams CD (2014)

Artist: Hold Steady

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Label Razor And Tie Records/sbme
SKU 261858437
UPC 793018351522
UPC 14 00793018351522
Format CD
Release Date 3/25/2014
Author Hold Steady
Technical Info
Producer Nick Raskulinecz
CatalogID 83515
Lable Name Washington Square
Released 03/24/2014
Original Release 2014
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 48m : 30s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00793018351522
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Al Gamble (piano, keyboards).
Recording information: Rock Falcon Studio, Franklin, TN.
On their last album, 2010's Heaven Is Whenever, the Hold Steady felt like a band in a state of transition as they found their footing after parting ways with Franz Nicolay. On Teeth Dreams, it feels as though the Brooklyn band have spent the intervening time finding their way, returning with a refreshed sound for their sixth album. Added to the ranks is former Lucero guitarist Steve Selvidge, who joined up with the band as a touring guitarist before eventually settling in as a full-fledged member. The interplay between Selvidge and Tad Kubler adds an interesting new dimension to the Hold Steady's, with Memphis-style Southern rock colliding with Midwestern guitar heroics to create a beautiful blend of plaintiveness and drive. Musically, the album feels like the more rockin' sibling to singer Craig Finn's solo album, Clear Heart Full Eyes -- where the verbose vocalist explored a looser, country-inspired vibe -- than a follow-up to their wintry fifth album. With two guitarists in play, the album has an all-around warmer sound, as there is hardly a moment that isn't expertly filled in by these two expert axe-men. While Kubler is far from a slouch on his own, the differences in playing style between him and Selvidge lend the songs here a lot more depth. This means the band can open things rather than always going for the throat with a searing riff, making Teeth Dreams an album that rocks while still feeling laid-back. This new direction is one that suits the band well, and although it may seem like they've put their bar rock days in their rear view mirror, it's seems pretty clear that the band is heading toward a big, arena rock future. ~ Gregory Heaney
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "The Brooklyn crew's punked-up bar-band rock is more streamlined now. But the addition of a second guitarist makes for a big sound that gives Finn more room for detail and nuance. "
Magnet - "The group's sixth album is as rewardingly energetic in places as anything it's ever recorded, but it's also the most literate and lyrically expressive album in its catalog to date..."
Paste (magazine) - "Musically, TEETH DREAMS borrows from all the great American garage and bar-room rock of decades gone by."
Pitchfork (Website) - "From its opening line on, TEETH DREAMS announces itself as a return to form..."
Disc 1
1 I Hope This Whole Thing Didn't Frighten You
2 Spinners
3 Only Thing, The
4 Ambassador, The
5 On with the Business
6 Big Cig
7 Wait a While
8 Runner's High
9 Almost Everything
10 Oaks
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Artist Hold Steady
Label Razor And Tie Records

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