Simple Minds
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1977
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Simple Minds

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 Albums chart number one albums during their career and have sold an estimated 70 million albums. 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)", from the soundtrack of the film The Breakfast Club. Their other more prominent hits include "Alive and Kicking" and "Belfast Child" (UK #1). In 2016, they received the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors.

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 Ged Grimes (bass guitar), Sarah Brown (vocals), Gordy Goudie (guitar), Cherisse Osei (drums) and Catherine AD (vocals, keyboards, guitar). Former members include bass guitarist Derek Forbes, keyboardists Mick MacNeil and Andy Gillespie, drummers Brian McGee and Mel Gaynor (who first joined the band in 1982).

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Simple Minds Performances & Interviews


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Don't You (Forget About Me)
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Don't You (Forget About Me)
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Life In A Day
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Life In A Day
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I Travel
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I Travel
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Promised You A Miracle
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Promised You A Miracle
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Waterfront
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Waterfront
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Sanctify Yourself
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Sanctify Yourself
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Alive & Kicking
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Alive & Kicking
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Glittering Prize
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Glittering Prize
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All The Things She Said
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Past BBC Events

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend
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Perth, Scone Palace
2018-05-26T17:32:18
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2018
BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

Perth, Scone Palace
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013
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London
2013-09-08T17:32:18
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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
2012-07-07T17:32:18
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2012
T in the Park: 2012

T in the Park: 2012

Balado, Kinross-Shire

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