New version of Soul Asylum's 'Runaway Train' renews appeal for missing teens

The Minneapolis band's 1994 music video helped find 21 missing children.
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It's been 25 years since the famous music video for Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" was released to the American public.

No, we're not trying to make you feel old, we're telling you that a new version has been released to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Minneapolis band's video.

If you remember, Soul Asylum teamed up with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) for the video to their 1993 hit, which featured missing children from across the U.S.

The subsequent stir generated by the video and success of the song – which peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard charts – led to 21 children being located, according to NCMEC.

Step forward Skylar Grey, Jamie N Commons, and Gallant, who have covered Soul Asylum's song and released a new video that features a new list of currently missing children provided by NCMEC.

You can watch the standard version of the video via YouTube above, but if you watch it on the NCMEC website, it has been geo-targeted to featured missing children from where you live.

The Minnesota version includes pictures and appeals to find the following missing teenagers:

Jaheim Brown, 17, of Minneapolis.

Jared Laframboise, 17, of St. Paul.

Aaliyah McClenton, 17, of St. Paul. 

Lilyth Sawyer, 16, of St. Paul.

Jeremy Jourdain, 17, of Bemidji.

Tristen Lockhart, 17, of Rochester.

Here's Soul Asylum's original version.

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