The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
We all want the same things, right?
If ever we were naïve enough to believe this, then the political events of the last couple of years in the UK and the US have blown the notion out of the water. Deeply divided societies have been exposed, fractured not only on political lines, but socio-economic, cultural and even religious lines.
Into this maelstrom comes a new album from singer-songwriter Craig Finn. It’s called, appropriately, We All Want The Same Things. The lead singer of the Hold Steady is from the Midwest, hailing from Minneapolis, and his songs have always featured small town characters, down on their luck, entangled with faith, but also difficult relationships, drugs and law enforcement.
But as soon as you’ve pigeonholed him you realise he’s livedpost was originally published on this site