Simple Minds
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1977
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Simple Minds Biography (Wikipedia)

Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band. They formed in Glasgow in 1977 and became the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s. They achieved five UK number one albums during their career and have sold 30 million records worldwide to date. Despite various personnel changes, they continue to record and tour.

The band scored a string of hit singles, becoming best known internationally for their 1985 hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" (UK #7, US #1, CAN #1), from the soundtrack of the film The Breakfast Club. Their other more prominent hits include "Alive and Kicking" (UK #7, US #3, CAN #3) and "Belfast Child" (UK #1, IRE #1, NLD #1). In 2016, they won the British Academy's Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection.

The core of the band is the two remaining founding members – Jim Kerr (vocals, songwriting) and Charlie Burchill (guitars, keyboards after 1990, other instruments, songwriting). The other current band members are Andy Gillespie (keyboards), drummer Mel Gaynor (who first joined the band in 1982) and Ged Grimes (bass guitar). Former members include bass guitarist Derek Forbes, drummer Brian McGee, and keyboardist Mick MacNeil.

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Simple Minds Performances & Interviews


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Don’t You
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Don’t You
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Promised You A Miracle
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Promised You A Miracle
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Calling Your Name (Radio 1 In Concert, 8 Aug 1979)
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Calling Your Name (Radio 1 In Concert, 8 Aug 1979)
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Factory (Radio 1 In Concert, 8 Aug 1979)
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Factory (Radio 1 In Concert, 8 Aug 1979)
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Here Comes The Fool (Radio 1 In Concert, 8 Aug 1979)
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Here Comes The Fool (Radio 1 In Concert, 8 Aug 1979)
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Alive And Kicking
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Alive And Kicking
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Theme For Great Cities
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Theme For Great Cities
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In Your Room - Paris Theatre 1979
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In Your Room - Paris Theatre 1979
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Changeling - Paris Theatre 1979
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Changeling - Paris Theatre 1979
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New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
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New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
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Sanctify Yourself (Acoustic)
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Sanctify Yourself (Acoustic)
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All The Things She Said
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All The Things She Said
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Someone Somewhere In Summertime
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Someone Somewhere In Summertime
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Chelsea Girl
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Chelsea Girl
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Sanctify Yourself (Acoustic Version)
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Sanctify Yourself (Acoustic Version)
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Upcoming Events

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2017
Simple Minds, The Anchoress (UK)
Caird Hall, Dundee, UK
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May
2017
Simple Minds, The Anchoress (UK)
Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, UK
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May
2017
Simple Minds, The Anchoress (UK)
The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
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May
2017
Simple Minds, The Anchoress (UK)
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
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May
2017
Simple Minds, The Anchoress (UK)
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK

Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013
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London
2013-09-08T17:17:27
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2013
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013

London
T in the Park: 2012
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2012-07-06T17:17:27
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2012
T in the Park: 2012

T in the Park: 2012

17:00
Balado, Kinross-Shire

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