Tag Archives: Simple Minds

Simple Minds Book; “Heart of the Crowd” Pre-Launches With Details

Well, after the initial hubbub, the storyline on the new book about Simple Minds went quiet, as did almost everything in the band’s universe under the pandemic. When we first discussed the book, it was called “Book of Brilliant Things” … Continue reading

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Now Simple Minds Are Getting The Big Book Treatment

With everything up in the air I have had little time for blogging as I am negotiating working from home, but at least I still have a job. Hopefully you do too! The job of Simple Minds is normally to … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] It was on the pair of bonus discs in the deluxe package that this project really took flight. Disc 3 opened with a curveball; the “Once Upon A Time” tour arrangement of “Book Of Brilliant Things” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Disc two features the second set, as Simple Minds like to have a break in their 2+ hour concerts. And their go-to song upon returning from said break was their instrumental classic, “Theme For Great Cities.” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 1]

Simple Minds: Live In The City Of Angels DLX UK 4xCD [2019] Disc 1 [Live At Orpheum, Los Angeles] 1. The Signal and the Noise 2. Waterfront 3. Love Song 4. Let There Be Love 5. Up on the Catwalk … Continue reading

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Core Collection Twofer: OMD and Simple Minds To Tour OZ + NZ in 2020

Yesterday, I was poking around simpleminds.com to [finally] purchase the 4xCD version of “Live In The City of Angels” when I saw good news on the home page. Simple Minds were once again teaming up with OMD for a tour … Continue reading

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A Compilation Commemorating 40 Years Of Simple Minds Compilations

A few weeks back, I received an email from Simple Minds mailing list. It seemed like the band suddenly realized that they were active for 40 years and realized that they needed to be doing something spectacular to tie into … Continue reading

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