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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 16]

Simple Minds | New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84] – 4 [continued from previous post] On side two of “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84],” the title track began with an relentless rhythm box chugging away, but on … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 15]

Simple Minds | New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84] – 4 [continued from previous post] The album began with the incredible warmth and romance of “Someone, Somewhere [In Summertime],” a song that would have been inconceivable by the band … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 14]

Simple Minds | New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84] – 4 The previous Simple Minds album, “Sons + Fascination,” was the gateway to the top ten UK album chart for the long-gestating Scot art rockers. Their kettle was beginning … Continue reading

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REDUX: Someone, Somewhere in Surround Sound – Simple Minds in 5.1 DTS

April 14, 2011 The Monk crossed a long standing line in the sand last Saturday when he bought a 5.1 channel surround sound rig for home listening. To quote Jerry Harrison, “I didn’t think I, would ever do it, until … Continue reading

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