The break seems to have done The Hold Steady the world of good listening to the recently unveiled 'I Hope This Whole Thing Didn't Frighten You', the first song to be taken from their new album called 'Teeth Dreams.' which is available on March 25, 2014.
There are UK dates as well …
2 May Liverpool Sound City Kazimier
3 May Leeds Live In Leeds
5 May London Bush Hall
6 May Manchester Academy 3
7 May Brighton Great Escape Concorde 2