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Streetlight Manifesto

The New Jersey ska-punk outfit Streetlight Manifesto grew out of two similar late-'90s groups from the region, One Cool Guy and Catch-22. Delivering a brassy, upbeat brand of third wave ska -- complete with punk-styled melodies courtesy of vocalist Tomas Kalnoky -- the band made its debut in 2003 with Everything Goes Numb. Two years of touring followed as Streetlight Manifesto played countless shows alongside Whole Wheat Bread, Mu330, Bedouin Soundclash, and Gym Class Heroes. However, personnel changes and equipment theft proved to be frequent setbacks. In October 2005, the band was robbed of nearly $80,000 worth of equipment and possessions from its van, only to suffer another robbery while on tour in Europe the very next month. Streetlight Manifesto ended 2005 by touring alongside the Tossers on the brief (and appropriately titled) Please Stop Robbing Us Tour. Keasbey Nights, a re-recorded version of the 1998 Catch-22 album, was released in March 2006, and the band spent the summer opening for Reel Big Fish and MxPx on a national co-headlining tour. The group continued to tour with Reel Big Fish for much of the remaining year, as well as a large chunk of 2007. Frequent concert dates didn't preclude Streetlight Manifesto from returning to the studio, however, and the band released the full-length album Somewhere in the Between in November 2007. For 99 Songs of Revolution, Vol. 1, the seven-piece took a break from writing new material and compiled an album of ska versions of contemporary pop covers. Victory Records released it as the first in a series in March of 2010. Streetlight Manifesto returned with new material in 2013 with their oft pushed-back fifth record, The Hands That Thieve, an album that would prove to be their last for Victory. ~ Richie Unterberger
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Albums by
Streetlight Manifesto

Top Songs by
Streetlight Manifesto

  1.   Song
  2.   Keasbey Nights
  3.   Point/Counterpoint
  4.   Watch It Crash
  5.   With Any Sort of Certainty
  6.   Keasby Nights
  7.   Linoleum
  8.   9mm and a Three Piece Suit
  9.   A Moment of Silence
  10.   Such Great Heights
  11.   Hell
  12.   Dear Sergio
  13.   Punk Rock Girl
  14.   The Three of Us
  15.   On & On & On
  16.   Failing, Flailing
  17.   Red Rubber Ball
  18.   Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
  19.   Everything Went Numb
  20.   Toe to Toe
  21.   They Broke Him Down
  22.   Ungrateful
  23.   The Troubador
  24.   One Foot on the Gas, One Foot in the Grave
  25.   As the Footsteps Die out Forever
  26.   Kristina She Don't Know I Exist
  27.   This One Goes out to...
  28.   Giving Up, Giving In
  29.   A Better Place, A Better Time
  30.   Oh Me, Oh My
  31.   The Hands That Thieve
  32.   They Provide the Paint for the Picture-Perfect Masterpiece That You Will Paint on the Insides of Your Eyelids
  33.   Skyscraper
  34.   What a Wicked Gang Are We
  35.   Forty Days
  36.   Supernothing
  37.   Walking Away
  38.   Sick and Sad
  39.   The Saddest Song
  40.   Here's to Life
  41.   We Are the Few
  42.   That'll Be the Day
  43.   If Only for Memories
  44.   The Littlest Things
  45.   Just
  46.   The Receiving End of It All
  47.   The Blonde Lead the Blind
  48.   Somewhere in the Between
  49.   Would You Be Impressed?
  50.   Down, Down, Down to Mephisto's Cafe
  51.   We Will Fall Together
  52.   1234 1234
  53.   If and When We Rise Again
  54.   A Moment of Violence
  55.   The Big Sleep
  56.   Day in, Day Out
  57.   Riding the Fourth Wave
  58.   Your Day Will Come
  59.   We Will Fall Together
  60.   Falling, Falling
  61.   Birds Flying Away

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