"Teeth Dreams is full of big riffs and desperate characters."
- Rolling Stone
"The band's essence is still the voice and words of Craig Finn, an elliptical storyteller who sings (and talk-sings) with a robust grit that unabashedly echoes Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello."
- New York Times
"Blue-collar rock and gritty story-songs of desperation and sketchy connections infuse the Brooklyn band's powerful sixth album. Ferocious, chiming guitars frame Craig Finn's half-spoken narratives of lives on the edge." - * * * ½ out of four - USA Today
"Once again, powerful storytelling. A great rock album...Soaring, triumphant music. The Hold Steady is back to being one of our great working rock bands." - Stereogum
"The Hold Steady's new album is classic." - Associated Press
"Teeth Dreams engages with the classic rock monolith on its own terms, giving into that glorious dual-guitar thrall and FM pleasure." - SPIN
"Teeth Dreams is one of their more pleasant confections to date...Musically, Teeth Dreams borrows from all the great American garage and bar-room rock of decades gone by." - Paste Magazine
"Finn is on fire....he's never sounded so delicate or vulnerable."- A- review AV Club
released March 25, 2014
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