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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 12]

Simple Minds | Sister Feelings Call – 4 When Simple Minds mooted issuing two albums separately at once, it must have occurred to some that this might be the “chaff” from their productive sessions which would have been B-sides in another … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 11]

 Simple Minds | Sons + Fascination – 4 [continued from last post] When the needle hit side two, Simple Minds thought nothing of nestling the most commercial song on the album there in the typical lead single position, but “Love … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 10]

Simple Minds | Sons + Fascination – 4 [continued from last post] This album began with the admission that it was now all about the bass. “In Trance As Mission” was practically a précis of the band’s compositional methodology by this time. The naked … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 9]

Simple Minds | Sons + Fascination – 4 By 1981 changes came fast and furious for Simple Minds. With the band threatening to break up to get out of their contract, Arista let them go and Virgin Records were more than eager to give … Continue reading

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