Delayed Reaction

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Delayed Reaction
Delayed Reaction.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 17, 2012
Recorded2010 - 2012
GenreAlternative rock
Label429 Records
ProducerSoul Asylum overseen by John Fields
Soul Asylum chronology
Welcome to the Minority – The A&M Years 1988–1991
Delayed Reaction
Change of Fortune

Delayed Reaction is Soul Asylum's 10th full-length studio album and the long-awaited follow-up to their 2006 studio release The Silver Lining. It was released on July 17, 2012 and debuted at #160 on Billboard. It is their first album released on 429 Records.


Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubB[3]
Consequence of SoundC-[4]

Delayed Reaction received positive reviews from critics upon release. On Metacritic, the album holds a score of 72/100 based on 4 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dave Pirner.

2."Into the Light"3:58
3."The Streets"2:49
4."By the Way"3:21
5."Pipe Dream"2:45
6."Let's All Kill Each Other"2:40
7."Cruel Intentions"3:54
8."The Juice"3:38
9."Take Manhattan"2:55
10."I Should've Stayed in Bed"5:10

"By the Way" was originally released in demo form 20 years earlier as a B-Side to the 1992 single "Somebody to Shove"; "Let's All Kill Each Other" was originally released on Saturday, October 25, 2008 on as a free download until the 2008 U.S. Election Day (Tuesday, November 4, 2008), and "I Should've Stayed in Bed" was originally released in 1998 on Live at the Palais Royale and "Good Morning, Good Morning" is a cover of The Beatles song from their album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Band members[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Delayed Reaction by Soul Asylum Reviews and Tracks". Metacritic. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. Review of Delayed Reaction at AllMusic
  3. ^ Heller, Jason (17 July 2012). "Soul Asylum: Delayed Reaction". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  4. ^ Bray, Ryan (13 July 2012). "Soul Asylum - Delayed Reaction". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 26 March 2018.