Soul Asylum is an indie band formed in 1983, perhaps best known for their song "Runaway Train".
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Soul Asylum is an indie band formed in 1983, perhaps best known for their song "Runaway Train". In 2003 No Doubt released a cover version of "It's My Life" which became a international hit. Close (1999). Webb also collaborated under the name of Rustin Man with Beth Gibbons and released Out of Season in 2002. I Will Still Be Laughing (1998). In 1998, Mark Hollis released his eponymous debut Mark Hollis. Promises Broken (1996). Paul Webb and Lee Harris went on to form the band .O.rang.
String Of Pearls (1995). After Laughing Stock, the band broke up. Misery (1995). Laughing Stock crystallized the experimental sound the band started with Spirit of Eden (which has been retroactively categorized as "post-rock" by some critics) and both are widely regarded as the group's masterpieces. Can't Even Tell (1994). The less commercial sound did not go well with their label EMI, so they moved to Verve Records to release Laughing Stock in 1991. Insomniac's Dream (1994). They eventually abandoned the New Romantic style completely with Spirit of Eden (1988), an album founded on improvised structures and diverse, natural instruments (violin, harmonica) instead of a synth-driven, pop song mold.
Runaway Train (1993). With the addition of unofficial fourth member Tim Friese-Greene in 1983, replacing Simon Brenner on keyboards and becoming producer for the band, each successive Talk Talk release became more sophisticated and original. Somebody To Shove (1993). Though they were identified with the New Romantic movement and bands such as Duran Duran, Talk Talk had a progressive depth their contemporaries lacked. All The King's Friends (1991). The band achieved moderate success in the early to mid 1980s with several hit singles, including, "Today" (1982), "Talk Talk" (1982), "Such A Shame" (1984), "Its My Life" (1984) and "Life's What You Make It" (1986). We 3 (1991). Talk Talk were an English synth-pop group formed in 1981 by Mark Hollis (vocals/guitar/songwriter), Paul Webb (bass), Lee Harris (drums), and Simon Brenner (keyboards).
Spinnin (1990). Ascension Day (1991). Easy Street (1990). New Grass (1991). Cartoon (1989). After The Flood (1991). Beggars And Choosers (1989). Living In Another World (1991).
Sometime To Return (1989). Such A Shame (1990). Black Gold: The Best of Soul Asylum (2000). Life's What You Make It (1990). Candy From a Stranger (1998). It's My Life (1990). Let Your Dim Light Shine (1995). I Believe In You (1988).
Grave Dancer's Union (1992). I Don't Believe In You (1986). And the Horse They Rode On (1990). Give It Up (1986). Hang Time (1988). Living In Another World (1986). Clam Dip & the Other Delights (1987). Life's What You Make It (1986) (USA #90, UK #16).
While You Were Out (1986). Dum Dum Girl (1984). Time's Incinerator (1986). Such A Shame (1984) (USA #89). Made to Be Broken (1985). It's My Life (1984) (USA #31). Say What You Will, Clarence...Karl Sold the Truck (1984). My Foolish Friend (1983).
Today (1982) (UK #14). Talk Talk (1982) (UK #23). Mirror Man (1982). Remixed (2001).
12X12 Original Remixes (2000). History Revisited (1991). Time It's Time (2003). Introducing (2003).
Essential (2003). Missing Pieces (2001). The Collection (2000). Asides Besides (1998).
The Very Best of Talk Talk (1997). Natural History (1990). London 1986 (live) (1999). Laughing Stock (1991).
Spirit of Eden (1988). The Colour of Spring (1986). It's My Life (1984). The Party's Over (1982).