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Soul Asylum


Soul Asylum has been inspiring an incredible level of passion for their music since 1981, when the band, initially known as Loud Fast Rules, formed in Minneapolis.

  • Facebook:
  • Over 136,000 likes
  • Twitter:
  • Over 7,000 followers
  • Instagram:
  • Over 1,400 followers
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  • Spotify:
  • Over 906,000 monthly listeners

The band’s raucous live sets and early releases on the hometown indie label Twin/Tone — including the albums Say What You Will, Made to Be Broken and While You Were Out — earned it a loyal fan base and widespread critical acclaim.

Soul Asylum’s indie success led to the band entering the major-label mainstream with 1988′s Hang Time and its 1990 follow-up And the Horse They Rode In On, and achieving a platinum-level commercial breakthrough with 1992′s Grave Dancers Union (3x platinum) and 1995′s Let Your Dim Light ShineGrave Dancers Union featured the international hits “Runaway Train,” which won a 1994 Grammy as Best Rock Song, and “Black Gold,” while Let Your Dim Light Shine (platinum) spawned the hit “Misery.”  The band went on hiatus after 1998′s Candy from a Stranger, during which time Pirner released his first solo effort, Faces & Names.  Soul Asylum returned to action in 2006 with The Silver Lining, Delayed Reaction six years later and most recently with 2016’s Change of Fortune.