The Hold Steady 2019 Denver Haircut

The Hold Steady – ‘Denver Haircut’


The Hold Steady have shared ‘Denver Haircut’, the opening song from their next album ‘Thrashing Thru the Passion’ (out on 16 August through French Kiss Records). The three-minute track is buzzing with energy and melody that gives a glimpse into the off-the-cuff sound the band have embraced on this new recording. Craig Finn has always…

Cheerleader – Perfect Vision


Two years in the making, Cheerleader’s ‘Perfect Vision’ mixes Tegan and Sara-style synth pop with the bouncy hooks of The Hold Steady or even the Beach Boys. The five-piece, originally from Connecticut but since regrouped in Philadelphia, also have the essence of a slightly calmer Phoenix based on this four minutes. A genteel track that…