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Stay Positive

Stay Positive

by The Hold Steady

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No band displays the ranting soul,


No band displays the ranting soul, haunted heart or diseased liver of the American rock myth with more truth and empathy than the Hold Steady....The Brooklyn band's fourth set [is] a punk-weaned, 21st-century version of The Wild, the Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle.

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MTV News - Big James Montgomery
The best band in America make the best album of their career, a sprawling, profane opus.

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Vagrant Records

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Performance Credits

Hold Steady   Primary Artist
J Mascis   Banjo
Doug Gillard   Guitar,Vocals
Craig Finn   Group Member
Patterson Hood   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Franz Nicolay   Group Member
Dean Baltulonis   Vocals
Tad Kubler   Group Member
Ben Nichols   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Caleb Burhans   Strings
Peter Hess   Horn
Galen Polivka   Group Member
Jean Cook   Strings
Maria Sonevytsky   Vocals
Lloyd Debonis   Horn
James Frazee   Vocals
Yula Beeri   Vocals
Emilyn Brodsky   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Pat Muchmore   Strings
Bobby Drake   Group Member
Hubert Chen   Strings
Susan Hwang   Vocals

Technical Credits

John Agnello   Producer,Engineer
David Barbe   Engineer
Juan Luis Carrera   Management
Craig Finn   Art Direction
Dean Baltulonis   Engineer
Tad Kubler   Art Direction
Peter Hess   Horn Arrangements
Justin Pizzoferrato   Engineer
Larry Nieroda   Guitar Techician
Christian Heltus   Art Direction

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