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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 14]

ALBUM 21: Big Music | 2014 | designer: Peacock Of course, there was also a deluxe edition box with a second CD, DVD, and poster in the usual EMI box [which probably has a name, I need to research this]. … Continue reading

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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 12]

ALBUM 20: 5×5 Live | 2012 | designer: Peacock The packaging for the next album in their sequence of releases fell to Peacock Design, who have a plethora of compilations for every conceivable label to their credit. They also have designed … Continue reading

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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 11]

ALBUM 19: Lostboy! A.K.A. Jim Kerr | 2010 | designer:  Curious Curious stayed on when Jim Kerr prepared his solo project from Simple Minds the very next year. The highly textured looking cover was certainly low key, with rough paper texture images … Continue reading

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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 10]

ALBUM 18: Graffiti Soul | 2009 | designer:  Curious The next Simple Minds album took a stately four years to materialize, and when it did, it was in a deceptively plain, black sleeve as designed by the Edinburgh design team Curious. … Continue reading

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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 9]

ALBUM 16: Cry| 2002 | designer: 2Fluid_Creative The next album design was the effort of the company responsible for the band’s 2nd generation website; 2Fluid_Creative. They inexplicably went with photos from the “Dancing Barefoot” video session, albeit altered on the back cover … Continue reading

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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 8]

ALBUM 14: Our Secrets Are The Same| 1999/2004 | designer: Unknown The next Simple Minds album recorded was released after the next two in this sidebar, but since this was its intended order for release, and we’ve not otherwise considered the … Continue reading

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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 7]

ALBUM 13: Néapolis | 1998 | designer: Toorkwaz Lucky album thirteen… it didn’t turn out that way, did it? For their new rebirth from a Chrysalis, a new design palette was secured by Toorkwaz, a design group that was briefly active in … Continue reading

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