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Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 5]

ALBUM 9: Live In The City of Light | 1987| designer: Assorted iMaGes Malcolm Garrett returned to the design duties for the next album, but I must ask… at what cost? Jim Kerr has quipped in the press five years earlier that … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 72]

A crucial line was crossed in 1985 when “Once Upon A Time” was released. I can honestly say that the measure of a band’s albums is this: If this were the first thing you were exposed to by an act, … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 27]

Simple Minds | Live In The City of Light – 1 [continued from previous post] The number one commenter on this blog, Echorich, avoids live albums on principle. I envy him for never having heard what I can only call … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 26]

Simple Minds | Live In The City of Light – 1 By 1987, when this was released, I was in no hurry to buy it on the day of issue. I had been badly burned by the very tour that this … Continue reading

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