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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 53]

With the release of “Cry” the band lineup underwent changes in 2002 order to meet the live arena head on. The last time they had toured in Europe in 1998, on the release of “Néapolis,” saw Derek Forbes on bass … 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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