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Simple Minds @ 9:30 Club 10-18-13 [part 4]

After the plateau that “This Fear Of Gods” through “Love Song” delivered, it was time to come back to earth. “See The Lights” is a great choice to nudge the concert into the home stretch since their biggest US hits … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ 9:30 Club 10-18-13 [part 3]

By this time the event kicked into high gear for me. Next they peeled the awe inspiring title track from “New Gold Dream” off of the set list like green poker players telegraphing their hand. If the band were letting … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ 9:30 Club 10-18-13 [part 2]

This tour not only brought Simple Minds back to US shores for the first time in over a decade, it also let Americans experience the band with backing vocalist Sarah Brown. She was their first backing vocalist since Annie McCaig … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ 9:30 Club 10-18-13 [part 1]

This had been a long time coming. It had been over a decade since I had last seen Simple Minds, at the exact same club, interestingly enough. In 2002, during a rough period in my life professionally, I drove the … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Simple Minds Compilations [part 2]

Yesterday we stopped at the 1992 “Glittering Prize” compilation, that rounded up most of the singles made for Virgin Records from ’81/’92 and it makes a nice pair with the preceding “Celebration” compilation to get an idea of the band’s … Continue reading

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