The only thing I have to say about this album is that there are rock records and there are ROCK ROCK RECORDS....this one is the latter. Most people heard about The Hold Steady after "Boys and Girls in America", and as good/great as that album is, "Separation" is where the real s@#t lives. If this album only had "Your Little Hoodrat Friend" on it (which for rmy money is THE best rock song of the past 10 years) it would still be better than 99.99 % of everything put out in the last few years. Luckily there are 10 more tracks of AWESOME to be had. Read on below for more.
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