Which Singer Are You In Soul Asylum?

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  • 1. 

    What was Soul Asylum's first hit song on the Billboard Modern Rock chart?

    • A.

      Somebody To Shove

    • B.

      Spinnin'

    • C.

      Easy Street

    • D.

      We Three

    Correct Answer
    B. Spinnin'
  • 2. 

    What was the first major label to sign Soul Asylum?

    • A.

      Columbia

    • B.

      Epic

    • C.

      Mute

    • D.

      Atlantic

    Correct Answer
    A. Columbia
    Explanation
    Columbia was the first major label to sign Soul Asylum.

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  • 3. 

    What was Soul Asylum's first song to hit the #1 spot on the Billboard charts?

    • A.

      Runaway Train

    • B.

      We Three

    • C.

      Summer Of Drugs

    • D.

      Somebody To Shove

    Correct Answer
    D. Somebody To Shove
    Explanation
    "Somebody To Shove" was Soul Asylum's first song to reach the top spot on the Billboard charts. This song, released in 1992, became a major hit for the band and helped solidify their success in the alternative rock scene. "Runaway Train" also achieved great success, but it reached the number two position on the charts, not number one. "We Three" and "Summer Of Drugs" were not as commercially successful as "Somebody To Shove" or "Runaway Train".

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  • 4. 

    What was Soul Asylum's first song to appear on the Top 40 charts?

    • A.

      Runaway Train

    • B.

      Somebody To Shove

    • C.

      Misery

    • D.

      Can't Even Tell

    Correct Answer
    A. Runaway Train
    Explanation
    Soul Asylum's first song to appear on the Top 40 charts was "Runaway Train." This song was released in 1992 and became a huge hit, reaching number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It is one of the band's most well-known songs and helped to solidify their place in the mainstream music industry. "Somebody To Shove," "Misery," and "Can't Even Tell" are also popular songs by Soul Asylum, but they did not achieve the same level of chart success as "Runaway Train."

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  • 5. 

    The song "I Will Still Be Laughing" is from which Soul Asylum album?

    • A.

      Candy From A Stranger

    • B.

      Let Your Dim Light Shine

    • C.

      Grave Dancers Union

    • D.

      Misery

    Correct Answer
    A. Candy From A Stranger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Candy From A Stranger." This is the title of an album by Soul Asylum, and the song "I Will Still Be Laughing" is one of the tracks on this album.

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  • 6. 

    Which Soul Asylum album cover shows a woman walking with two nude children?

    • A.

      Grave Dancers Union

    • B.

      Hang Time

    • C.

      The Silver Lining

    • D.

      Let Your Dim Light Shine

    Correct Answer
    A. Grave Dancers Union
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Grave Dancers Union. This album cover shows a woman walking with two nude children.

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  • 7. 

    The song "Oxygen" is on which Soul Asylum album?

    • A.

      While You Were Out

    • B.

      The Silver Lining

    • C.

      Hang Time

    • D.

      And The Horse They Rode In On

    Correct Answer
    B. The Silver Lining
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Silver Lining." This album by Soul Asylum includes the song "Oxygen."

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  • 8. 

    Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner performed what song for "Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back"?

    • A.

      Just Like Anyone

    • B.

      Tube Of Wonderful

    • C.

      Crazy Mixed Up World

    • D.

      Misery

    Correct Answer
    B. Tube Of Wonderful
    Explanation
    Dave Pirner, the lead singer of Soul Asylum, performed the song "Tube Of Wonderful" for the movie "Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back".

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  • 9. 

    Who was the original bassist for Soul Asylum?

    • A.

      Dan Murphy

    • B.

      Michael Bland

    • C.

      Dave Pirner

    • D.

      Karl Mueller

    Correct Answer
    D. Karl Mueller
    Explanation
    Karl Mueller was the original bassist for Soul Asylum.

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  • 10. 

    In what decade was the band Soul Asylum formed?

    • A.

      The Nineties

    • B.

      The Eighties

    • C.

      The Seventies

    • D.

      The Millennium

    Correct Answer
    B. The Eighties
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Eighties" because Soul Asylum was formed in 1981 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band gained popularity in the 1980s with their alternative rock sound and released several successful albums during that decade. They are best known for their hit song "Runaway Train," which was released in 1992.

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  • 11. 

    The founding members of Soul Asylum were in which band first?

    • A.

      Mob Rules

    • B.

      Systematic Trouble

    • C.

      Loud Fast Rules

    • D.

      Loud Hard Rock

    Correct Answer
    C. Loud Fast Rules
    Explanation
    The founding members of Soul Asylum were first in a band called Loud Fast Rules.

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  • 12. 

    On Soul Asylum's EP "Clam Dip & Other Delights" was a cover based on whose song?

    • A.

      Husker Du

    • B.

      Ringo Starr

    • C.

      Herb Alpert

    • D.

      Frank Sinatra

    Correct Answer
    C. Herb Alpert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Herb Alpert. On Soul Asylum's EP "Clam Dip & Other Delights," they included a cover of a song by Herb Alpert.

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  • 13. 

    In 1994, Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner had a role in what movie?

    • A.

      Single White Female

    • B.

      Threesome

    • C.

      Reality Bites

    • D.

      Clerks

    Correct Answer
    C. Reality Bites
    Explanation
    Dave Pirner, the lead singer of Soul Asylum, had a role in the movie "Reality Bites" in 1994. This film, directed by Ben Stiller, follows the lives of a group of friends as they navigate post-college life in Houston, Texas. Dave Pirner played the character of a musician named Troy, who becomes involved with one of the main characters. His appearance in this movie showcases his talent beyond music and highlights his ability to take on different creative endeavors.

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  • 14. 

    Who replaced drummer Grant Young in Soul Asylum?

    • A.

      Roger Taylor

    • B.

      Sterling Campbell

    • C.

      Butch Vig

    • D.

      Jeff Tweedy

    Correct Answer
    B. Sterling Campbell
    Explanation
    Sterling Campbell replaced drummer Grant Young in Soul Asylum.

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  • 15. 

    What famous producer worked on the Soul Asylum album "Let Your Dim Light Shine"?

    • A.

      Mick Jones

    • B.

      Michael Beinhorn

    • C.

      Steve Jordan

    • D.

      Butch Vig

    Correct Answer
    D. Butch Vig
    Explanation
    Butch Vig is the correct answer because he is a famous producer who worked on the Soul Asylum album "Let Your Dim Light Shine". He is known for his work with bands like Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins, and his production style often incorporates a combination of alternative rock and grunge elements. His involvement in this album likely contributed to its success and the overall sound of the record.

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  • 16. 

    The first person to take Soul Asylum into the studio was from which band?

    • A.

      Midnight Oil

    • B.

      Blondie

    • C.

      The Replacements

    • D.

      Husker Du

    Correct Answer
    D. Husker Du
    Explanation
    Husker Du was the first band to take Soul Asylum into the studio.

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  • 17. 

    In September 1995, Soul Asylum played at which grand opening?

    • A.

      Hard Rock Cafe In Boston

    • B.

      Guitar Museum In Memphis

    • C.

      Margaritaville

    • D.

      Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    Correct Answer
    D. Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
    Explanation
    In September 1995, Soul Asylum performed at the grand opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This event marked the celebration of the iconic music institution's opening, and Soul Asylum was chosen as one of the bands to perform at this significant occasion.

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  • 18. 

    Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner wrote the soundtrack score for which movie?

    • A.

      Clerks 2

    • B.

      Chasing Amy

    • C.

      Reality Bites

    • D.

      Saw I

    Correct Answer
    B. Chasing Amy
    Explanation
    Dave Pirner, the lead singer of Soul Asylum, wrote the soundtrack score for the movie "Chasing Amy." This movie was directed by Kevin Smith and released in 1997. The film follows the story of a comic book artist who falls in love with a lesbian woman. The soundtrack of "Chasing Amy" features songs composed by Dave Pirner, which adds to the overall atmosphere and emotion of the film.

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