February 26, 2009


 Photo via Spin

Off the War Child: Heroes Compilation . Try to stifle the obvious, “b..b..but every Hold Steady song is a Springsteen cover,” cracks–the sonic breadth of Stay Positive proved they can do a lot more than replicate the E-Street shuffle. Besides, this track is from Nebraska, the Bruce album for people who don’t like Bruce, and one released without backing band. Predictably, The Hold Steady do their most salient influence justice.


MP3: The Hold Steady (Springsteen Cover)-“Atlantic City”

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