The Silver Lining

Release Date July 11th, 2006
Producers John Fields, Steve Hodge
Label Legacy
Format CD
Length 51:19


  • Crazy Mixed Up World was also considered as the title of this album.
  • Came with a bonus DVD, featuring a live perfomance at First Avenue on 12/23/05, if purchased at Best Buy stores.
  • Is the band's first album to contain a hidden track: Fearless Leader.
  • Is the band's first studio album not to appear on cassette or vinyl formats.
  • The album's co-producer, John Fields performed with Soul Asylum on bass during the majority of their 2006 shows.


  • Peaked at #127 on the Billboard 200 chart.


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Art Direction Michelle Holme
Assistant Engineering Colt Leeb at Master Mix, Dustin Miller at The Terrarium
Booking Frank Riley for High Road Touring
Booklet Photography Dave Pirner
Legal Scott Bradford for Baker & Hostetler
Management Jake Walesch and Ben Perlstein for 360 Music Group
Mastering Joseph M. Palmaccio at Sony Music Studios
Mixing Chuck Zwicky in New York City at
Photo of Karl Tim Schuck
Production and Recording John Fields (tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10) and Steve Hodge (tracks 2, 3, 7, 8, 11, and 12)
Recorded In Minneapolis at Flyte Tyme, Master Mix, The Terrarium, and Steve Hodge Productions
Thank You Karen, Eli, SJB, KP, Mary Beth, Modila, Woody, Molly, Mary Mueller, Marc Perlman, Kraig Johnson, Greg Nicholas, Blake Hurlbert, James Rhines, John Haga, Patrick Clifford, Truck Farm, Mike Napolitano, George Ortolano, Trina Shoemaker, Gary Brunclik, Rasma Hodge, Willie's American Guitars, Twin Town Guitars, 360, RZO, Frank Riley & all at High Road, Jeff Jones, Adam Block, Steve Berkowitz, John Jackson, Mandy Eidgah, Tom Cording, Scott Van Horn, Sam Gomez, and all at Legacy, Mark Ghuneim and all at Wiredset, Steven, Colin, and Ken at Big Hassle, Bob Divney and all at CO5, Jim Weber, the many friends and musicians that contributed a little bit of themselves to make this record happen, and a huge thanks to all of you that were there for Karl in his time of need.