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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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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 73]

[…continued from previous post] It’s not shocking that when Simple Minds licked their wounds and reconvened three years later, they were clearly looking toward their past as a way of moving forward for the first time in their career. The … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 39]

Simple Minds | Néapolis – 3 [continued from last post] The level of  innovation on “Glitterball” didn’t do it any favors on the almighty UK charts. Usually pre-release singles from an upcoming album spiked much higher in the UK top … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 38]

Simple Minds | Néapolis – 3 As I recall, it was difficult getting my hands on this CD. For a start, it was the first Simple Minds album since 1981 not to get a commensurate US release. There were also two editions of … Continue reading

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