Hang Time (album)

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Hang Time
Hangtime.jpg
Studio album by Soul Asylum
Released April 25, 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Alternative rock
Length 39:13
Label A&M
Producer Lenny Kaye, Ed Stasium
Soul Asylum chronology
While You Were Out
(1986)While You Were Out1986
Hang Time
(1988)
Clam Dip & Other Delights
(1989)Clam Dip & Other Delights1989

Hang Time is a 1988 album from the band Soul Asylum. Released on A&M Records, it was the band's major-label debut.

Singer/guitarist Dave Pirner wrote the majority of the album. Guitarist Dan Murphy chimed in with "Cartoon," released as one of the album's singles. The CD version features the "bone-us" (bonus) track "Put the Bone In", by Terry Jacks, better known for the ballad "Seasons in the Sun". As of 2006, the album has yet to sell 100,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Dave Pirner unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Down on Up to Me" – 2:46
  2. "Little Too Clean" – 3:15
  3. "Sometime to Return" – 3:28
  4. "Cartoon" – 3:52 (Murphy)
  5. "Beggars and Choosers" – 2:57
  6. "Endless Farewell" – 3:21
  7. "Standing in the Doorway" – 3:06
  8. "Marionette" – 3:24
  9. "Ode" – 2:18
  10. "Jack of All Trades" – 2:53
  11. "Twiddly Dee" – 3:00
  12. "Heavy Rotation" – 3:54
  13. "Put the Bone In" – 3:34 (bone-us track, CD Only) (Terry Jacks)

Singles[edit]

  1. "Marionette"
  2. "Little Too Clean"
  3. "Cartoon"

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Q 4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau B−[3]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[4]

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