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

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