The Hold Steady For New Album And UK Tour

February 23, 2010 by  

The Hold Steady have recently put the finishing touches on Heaven Is Whenever their new album set for release May 3 on Rough Trade in the UK (and May 4 in the USA on Vagrant Records.)

??The album was produced by Dean Baltulonis, who engineered the band?s debut Almost Killed Me and produced their second album Separation Sunday.

Heaven Is Whenever was recorded at Dreamland Recording Studios in upstate NY and Wild Arctic Studios in Queens, NY, with mixing also happening at Wild Arctic.??

Singer Craig Finn says Heaven Is Whenever is about ?embracing suffering and finding reward in our everyday lives?.

The tracklisting to ?Heaven Is Whenever will be :

??1. The Sweet Part Of The City
2. Soft In The Center
3. The Weekenders
4. The Smidge
5. Rock Problems
6. We Can Get Together
7. Hurricane
?8. Barely Breathing
9. Our Whole Lives?
10. A Slight Discomfort?

The Hold Steady have also confirmed the following European tour dates:

?Sat June 12th ? Isle of Wright Festival, Newport, UK
?Mon Jun 14 ? Fleche D?Or, Paris, FR
?Mon Jun 21 ? Melkveg, Amsterdam, NL
Tue Jun 22 ? HMV Forum?, London, UK
Sat Jun 26 ? Academy 2?, Manchester, UK