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Released today in 1980: Changeling

Both Simple Minds and the first label to sign them, Zoom, emerged as part of the Scottish punk scene in 1977.

Simple Minds’ origins were in Biba-Rom!, a youth outfit formed by schoolmates… 428 more words


Dionne & Friends have got your back in this week's '80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown (1/19/15)

Dionne & Friends give us all the feels in this week’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown! Lionel Richie, Eddie Murphy, and Simple Minds follow close behind in the countdown, which hails back to 1986!  246 more words


Simple Minds found still playing at abandoned stadium

An Officer for the Royal Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Bands has told of one of the worst cases of neglect in his career, after finding eighties rockers Simple Minds still playing in an abandoned stadium from a concert some 30 years earlier. 208 more words


THE FRIDAY FIVE - 2.1.2015

Hello and welcome to the first Friday Five of 2015. Apologies for there not being one last week, but …… Christmas.

Anyway, Christmas is over and it’s back to reality. 35 more words


Radio XLV, side A, track 12: "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds

Oh, Simple Minds, what a serendipitous way to end 2014, eh?  I didn’t plan for this to be the song that closed out the year, but here you are and it pretty much sums up what this blog is all about.   795 more words