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Released today in 1985: Alive And Kicking

Despite joining a major record company, building up an audience through solid live work, writing some commercial tunes, working with a “name” producer in Steve Lillywhite, and turning in competent studio performances, Simple Minds didn’t make the UK Top 10 with any of their singles in the first half of the 1980s. 236 more words

Album Overview


The year of the Brixton riots, Live Aid, the Heysel disaster, the first mobile phone call in the UK and the first Sinclair C5 hit the streets. 761 more words

9 Songs


One of my favourite things about music is how it can define a specific point in time. You hear a song, you remember an event; it’s nostalgia at its best. 371 more words

90s Music

Simple Minds - Ghostdancing , Jungleland

01 – Ghostdancing (12”)
02 – Ghostdancing (Instrumental)
03 – Jungleland (12”)
04 – Jungleland (Instrumental)

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SIMPLE MINDS - " Sparkle In The Rain " Super Deluxe Box Set

Universal Music will follow-up this year’s “Sparkle in the Rain” box set with a new Simple Minds super deluxe edition, this time a six-disc exploration of the album that came next, 1985’s… 346 more words


On September 13, 1982.

On September 13, 1982, “A&M” label released Simple Minds fifth studio album “New gold dream”. The album was produced by Peter Walsh, and was a turning point for the band as it gained critical and commercial success both in the UK and Europe. 86 more words

Simple Minds |THE VINYL COLLECTION 79-84

The coolest thing is that I already have all these on vinyl. (got them on a trip to Europe in the eighties) However the remastering and 180 gram vinyl are enticing…. 46 more words