While You Were Out (album)

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While You Were Out
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Studio album by Soul Asylum
Released November 25, 1986
Recorded 1986
Length 33:34
Label A&M, Twin/Tone
Producer Chris Osgood
Soul Asylum chronology
Time's Incinerator
(1986)
While You Were Out
(1986)
Hang Time
(1988)

While You Were Out is Soul Asylum's third studio album, which was released on November 25, 1986.

"The Judge" was later covered by The Wildhearts on their album Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before, Vol 1.. "Closer to the Stars" was covered by Automatic 7 on their debut release BYO Records.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Q 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau B+ link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Freaks" - 3:26
  2. "Carry On" - 2:22
  3. "No Man's Land" - 2:56
  4. "Crashing Down" - 2:16
  5. "The Judge" - 3:09
  6. "Sun Don't Shine" - 2:45
  7. "Closer to the Stars" - 2:51
  8. "Never Too Soon" - 2:59
  9. "Miracle Mile" - 2:17
  10. "Lap of Luxury" - 1:53
  11. "Passing Sad Daydream" - 6:13

Singles[edit]

  1. "Crashing Down"
  2. "Lap of Luxury"
  3. "Never Too Soon"
  4. "The Judge"