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Separation Sunday

Separation Sunday
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Description: It's only natural that the Hold Steady singer Craig Finn receives all the attention. After all, he's the one with the big mouth. And while his odd and humorous rants are essentially compelling, they wouldn't be half as engrossing if his backing group, especially fellow ex-Minnesotan and Lifter Puller guitarist Tad Kubler, didn't smack up such a glorious din, scabrous punk rock swagger dolled up with classic hard rock power chords. "Separation Sunday" is the NYC-based group's second album and it's every bit as sassy and city wise as their 2004 debut "Almost Killed Me." Finn doesn't know the meaning of the phra ... (more)
Manufacturer: French Kiss
Release date: 3 May 2005
EAN: 0675640910721 UPC: 675640910721
Rock (3), Alt. Rock (1), Bought 2008 (1), American (1), Album (1), 2005 (1), Reissue (1), 2007 (1), The Hold Steady (1), 2000's (1), US (1)
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Best Narrative Concept Albums (14 music items)

"Not my favorite Hold Steady album, but the one with the clearest story. The Hold Steady are song writers in the Tom Waits tradition: characters, settings, personality traits and lots of detail. Separation Sunday tells us about Hallelujah (the kids all call her Holly) as she transitions from good Christian to party girl to worse and then to redemption. It's not preachy. It's just a story and some good old school style rock. "

The Flagship added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
Top albums of the last decade: amalgamated! (20 music items)

"Highest list placing: 2nd Bonus points: 2 Total points: 36 Average placing: 4th"

Arcane Gazebo added this to a list 9 years, 9 months ago
2005 Favorites (5 music items)

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