Tag Archives: Our Secrets Are The Same

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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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 42]

Simple Minds | Our Secrets Are The Same – 0.5 [continued from previous post] “Neon Cowboys” brought other bands to mind than Simple Minds. Cowboy Junkies, anyone? After a half bar of acoustic guitar Jim Kerr heaved a heavy sigh, perfectly … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 41]

Simple Minds | Our Secrets Are The Same – 0.5 “Swimming Towards The Sun” was the first track on the album and it set the tone for everything that followed. It was a song not written by Simple Minds but … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 40]

The year 1999 was the beginning of deep tribulations for Simple Minds. After their “Néapolis” album and singles performed very poorly, I remember Jim Kerr posting to the band’s website about their new direction moving forward. First of all, the return of … Continue reading

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