The Hold Steady’s Franz Nicolay Readies New Album
Former [lastfm]Hold Steady [/lastfm]keyboardist, [lastfm]Franz Nicolay[/lastfm] has a new solo album set for release this October.
Nicolay joined forces with Minnesota-native/[lastfm]Hold Steady[/lastfm] frontman [lastfm]Craig Finn [/lastfm] five years earlier. Recently this year, Nicolay departed the band to pursue a solo career while lending his talent on tour to the Gainesville punk act, [lastfm]Against Me![/lastfm].
Nicolay’s second solo album , Luck and Courage, is a concept album that surrounds two main characters known as Felix and Adelita.
Luck and Courage‘s track listing is:
Felix and Adelita
This Is Not A Pipe
My Criminal Uncle
Z for Zachariah
James Ensor Redeemed
Anchorage (New Moon Baby)
The Last Words of Gene Autry
Luck and Courage