Simple Minds
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1977
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Simple Minds

Simple Minds Biography (Wikipedia)

Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band formed in 1977. They achieved commercial success in the 1980s and, despite various personnel changes, continue to record and tour.

The band scored a string of hit singles, and are best known internationally for their 1985 hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" (UK #7, US #1, CAN #1), from the soundtrack of the John Hughes 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 1986, the band was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Group. In 2016, they won the 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 Tracks

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Someone Somewhere In Summertime
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Someone Somewhere In Summertime
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Waterfront - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow 1995
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Waterfront - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow 1995
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Alive And Kicking
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Alive And Kicking
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Ghostdancing
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Ghostdancing
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Don't You (Forget About Me)
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Don't You (Forget About Me)
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Promised You A Miracle
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Promised You A Miracle
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Honest Town
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Honest Town
Playlists featuring Simple Minds
Lauren Laverne: People's Playlist
Lauren Laverne: People's Playlist
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016
Strictly Come Dancing 2015
Strictly Come Dancing 2015
The Secrets of the Soundtracks
The Secrets of the Soundtracks


Past BBC Events

2013 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
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London
2013-09-08T21:08:08
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2013
2013 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

2013 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

London
2012 T in the Park
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2012-07-06T21:08:08
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Jul
2012
2012 T in the Park

2012 T in the Park

17:00
Balado, Kinross-Shire

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