At one point in my life, I was a really big fan of Soul Asylum. Hang Time was a fantastic album. Fantastic.
Then they followed up that album with ....And The Horse They Rode In On. Which wasn't all that good and was the beginning of the commercial success that would lead to me not being able to stand them.
Then came 1994. The album I consider to be their comeback - Let Your Dim Light Shine - was still a year in the future. Kevin Smith made a little movie called Clerks and commissioned Soul Asylum to do the song for the closing credits.
The result? A nihilistic song about seizing the day that was an instant classic. I've been a fan ever since.
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