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|1. Constructive Summer|
|2. Sequestered in Memphis|
|3. One for the Cutters|
|4. Navy Sheets|
|5. Lord, I m Discouraged|
|6. Yeah Sapphire|
|7. Both Crosses|
|8. Stay Positive|
|10. Joke About Jamaica|
|11. Slapped Actress|
The album certainly has a lot of redeeming moments, but overall it doesn't quite cut it.
Either way, it's easy enough to listen to, as the Hold Steady (God, what a terrible name) have proved themselves to be a band that anyone can enjoy.
Stay Positive could be The Hold Steady's masterpiece, but somehow I think that album is still to come.
After reading good reviews and compared to classic rock sounds from Springsteen, Thin Lizzy, Bruce Hornsby, etc. I bought a few of their CD's. I don't get them. Read morePublished 6 months ago by CHAK
Long one of my favorite unheralded bands you only have to listen to Yeah Sapphire to know why this band is good. It pounds out east coast magic with the best of them. Try it out. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kevin Maledy
This is supposed to be the great album of 2008? Lyrics are written very well but the music is just unspiring. In other words this is pretty lame I want my money and time back! Read morePublished 11 months ago by FATHERFINGER
First album I got from these guys. Pretty damn good. Like a good American rock band with a bit of a punk attitude.Published 14 months ago by John A Beavers
The Hold Steady never disaappoints. This has been in my CD player since I bought it. Order it and you won't be disappointed!Published 16 months ago by Bradley S. Clanton
I must preface this review by saying that "Boys and Girls in America" is probably in my top 25 albums EVER and certainly in the top 5 of the past decade. Read morePublished 18 months ago by soalivetoday
...it might sound something like this. Clever lyrics and plenty of bombast, a unique combination. Why wouldn't you buy it?Published 23 months ago by David Caven
I was so looking forward to this double record set to replace my CD. Soundwise, it's ok but not great. Read morePublished on October 6, 2012 by Geee!
Stay Positive is a very good album from The Hold Steady. While the band wears their influences on their collective sleeves, they write great songs and Craig Finn is a clever... Read morePublished on July 31, 2011 by John Alapick
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There is a U.K. "limited edition" version listed on Amazon (for considerably more money) that says it has 2 bonus tracks.
Jul 5, 2008 by Tom Gannon | See all 6 posts
|Won't play on my computer!||
Yes, I am. I thought it was just my CD Being defective but now I'm wondering if it's something else? Pisses me off because this CD is the only way to get the bonus tracks, at least until someone uploads them online.
Jul 16, 2008 by Matthew Lingo | See all 5 posts
|NO BONUS TRACKS ?!?!??!||
The 3 bonus tracks should be under "Track 12"
Jul 24, 2008 by Tom Gannon | See all 2 posts
|Does vinyl version include mp3 download as well?||
I will let you know next week when the vinyl comes out!
Jul 15, 2008 by Robert T. Stroup | See all 2 posts
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