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U2, New Order or Simple Minds?  #Glasgow

This month I’ve been lucky to see three of the top post-punk 80s bands. U2, New Order and Simple Minds.

I love all three, they are all part of the music of my life-time and each concert was fantastic but different. 1,164 more words


Food 'n' Trams 'n' Rock 'n' Roll

On Friday 20th November, Charlie and I travelled to Milan. The excuse for going (if one can be said to need an excuse for a trip to Italy) was to see Simple Minds, but I confess I was looking forward to the food as well. 1,086 more words


Triviality in triplicate

“You have these weeks in the music press which are quieter weeks than others, and it just so happened that this was a quiet week,” 591 more words



My love for Simple Minds, football and taking pictures all came together in Dortmund in 1995.

Without following my favourite band around Europe, I would have never set foot in… 794 more words

This is our time, she said, this is our place

Don’t you look back on a big lost world
Crying out tomorrow
Don’t you look down like the heroes say
Come tell me all about it… 334 more words


Words are very unnecessary, they can only do harm…


#43 SIMPLE MINDS – A Brass Band In African Chimes

album: Don’t You Forget About Me/single B-side (1985)


Alive and Kicking


It goes without saying that this is a pretty amazing song in all respects. Once again I am watching this video for the first time in my life and I love it! 55 more words

It Was Acceptable In The 80s