The Hold Steady will be releasing a DVD and live album package, 'A Positive Rage' on 6th April.


‘A Positive Rage’ captures the excitement and high spirits of both the band and their fans in the days surrounding the release of their third full-length, ‘Boys and Girls in America’, and ensuing world tour in 2006 and 2007 and is the band's first ever live album.

The 53 minute documentary begins with the band's first ever live performance in London in 2007 and includes backstage interviews and fan commentary.

The live album features 17 songs and was recorded in October 2007 at Chicago Metro. The tracklisting reads as follows:
1.Intro
2. Stuck Between Stations
3. The Swish
4. Chips Ahoy!
5. Massive Nights
6. Ask Her For Adderall
7. Barfruit Blues
8. Same Kooks
9. You Gotta Dance (With Who You Came With) 10. Lord, I’m Discouraged
11. You Can Make Him Like You
12. Your Little Hoodrat Friend
13. Southtown Girls
14. Citrus
15. First Night
16. Girls Like Status
17. Killer Parties

The band will be supporting Counting Crows on UK dates as follows:

May 10 " Glasgow, UK @ SECC
May 11 " Manchester, UK @ Manchester Evening News Arena
May 13 " Birmingham, UK @ NIA
May 14 " London, UK @ Wembley Arena
May 16 " Cardiff, UK @ Cardiff Arena
May 18 " Bournemouth, UK @ BIC
May 19 " Nottingham, UK @ Royal Centre
May 21 " Brixton, UK @ Academy