Craig Finn

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Craig Finn - Interview with Dermot O'Leary

Craig Finn, frontman of The Hold Steady, joins Dermot to talk about his new solo album. You can also hear clips from Craig's live session tracks.

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Biography

Craig Finn (born August 22, 1971) is an American singer and guitarist, best known as the front man for The Hold Steady and his former band, Lifter Puller. Described by Pitchfork as "a born storyteller who's chosen rock as his medium," Finn's lyrics are often noted for having a strong literary bent, stringing together recurring characters and storylines throughout.

During a five-month break from The Hold Steady, Finn recorded a solo album, Clear Heart Full Eyes, which was released in January 2012.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Clear Heart Full Eyes

    Clear Heart Full Eyes 2012

    Reviewed by Ian Winwood
    The Hold Steady frontman unveils debut solo album.