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Soul Asylum is an American alternative rock band formed in the summer of 1981 by Minneapolis high school friends Dan Murphy, Karl Mueller, and Dave Pirner. The band (named Loud Fast Rules up until 1984) quickly became frontrunners of American college rock, following in the tradition of fellow Minnesota bands Hüsker Dü and The Replacements.

Landing their first record deal with Twin/Tone in 1984, Soul Asylum recorded a…

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  • Anyone else agree that on the whole the last two albums have been better than their 'classic era' stuff?
  • херово, что их помнят лишь за runaway train
  • pozdrowienia ze Ślaska dla fanów Soul Asylum
  • Runaway Train > It sounds provokes in me something nice.
  • This band is sooooo underrated. Pirner is a genius.
  • "I don't think that anybody that really loves that song thinks about the video that much." - Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum explains to us how the iconic "missing children" video for the Grammy Award winning "Runaway Train" had very little to do with the song itself, but ended up defining it anyway: http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/dave_pirner_of_soul_asylum/
  • Runaway Train - вечная песня! Хит всех времён и народов. В капсулу времени её надо. =)
  • this band is so underrated!
  • I can't believe I've been into the Huskers and the Mats for so long and yet never really listened to these guys, apart from those couple of songs that were massively popular.
  • Hey, check out my review of their new album, Delayed Reaction http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDLJd4JXG1c

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