These Miracles Work: A Hold Steady Podcast

Louisville Public Media

A decade ago, The Hold Steady released the seminal "Stay Positive." This is the story of that record, how things changed for the band, and how they recaptured that magic 10 years later. From Louisville Public Media. +

Introducing These Miracles Work: A Hold Steady Podcast
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A decade ago, The Hold Steady released the seminal "Stay Positive." This is the story of that record, how things changed for the band, and how they recaptured that magic 10 years later.

Nov 2018

58 sec

Indie rockers The Hold Steady were riding high after the success of 2006's "Boys And Girls In America." They followed it up in 2008 with "Stay Positive," which catapulted them to a new level.

Dec 2018

17 min 21 sec

As a band, more success usually means more touring, more promotion, and more questions. Those things usually affect you. It was no different for The Hold Steady, and you can hear it all over "Stay Positive."

Dec 2018

15 min 51 sec

"In rock and roll, your success sort of dooms you." The Hold Steady's ascendancy affected the band in many ways, some of which weren't positive.

Dec 2018

24 min 24 sec

We're taking a quick break from the story of The Hold Steady for a moment, so we can chat with music critic Annie Zaleski about "Stay Positive" as an album.

Dec 2018

24 min 40 sec

After Franz left in 2010, the band felt the departure in a big way. But thanks to a key anniversary years later, The Hold Steady was able to come back stronger than ever. +

Dec 2018

20 min 31 sec