Category Archives: Scots Rock

It does seem that the best bands are Scottish. Why I can’t say. It just is.

Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] It was on the pair of bonus discs in the deluxe package that this project really took flight. Disc 3 opened with a curveball; the “Once Upon A Time” tour arrangement of “Book Of Brilliant Things” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Disc two features the second set, as Simple Minds like to have a break in their 2+ hour concerts. And their go-to song upon returning from said break was their instrumental classic, “Theme For Great Cities.” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 1]

Simple Minds: Live In The City Of Angels DLX UK 4xCD [2019] Disc 1 [Live At Orpheum, Los Angeles] 1. The Signal and the Noise 2. Waterfront 3. Love Song 4. Let There Be Love 5. Up on the Catwalk … Continue reading

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Core Collection Twofer: OMD and Simple Minds To Tour OZ + NZ in 2020

Yesterday, I was poking around simpleminds.com to [finally] purchase the 4xCD version of “Live In The City of Angels” when I saw good news on the home page. Simple Minds were once again teaming up with OMD for a tour … Continue reading

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A Compilation Commemorating 40 Years Of Simple Minds Compilations

A few weeks back, I received an email from Simple Minds mailing list. It seemed like the band suddenly realized that they were active for 40 years and realized that they needed to be doing something spectacular to tie into … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To Associates – “Heart Of Glass”

October 10, 2014 I think I actually first heart The Associates expansive cover of Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” being played in a club! This was the pre-show disco for some show at Visage in Orlando during the late 80s-early 90s … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Simple Minds VS OMD Boxed Sets Due October 4th!

Holy frijoles! You take a day off blogging to work extra hard, and all heck breaks loose with one’s favorite bands. Let’s discuss this in the order that I found out about it. Today both OMD and Simple Minds have … Continue reading

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