Tag Archives: Street Fighting Years

Simple Minds Sidebar 1: Ranking The Cover Art [part 5]

ALBUM 9: Live In The City of Light | 1987| designer: Assorted iMaGes Malcolm Garrett returned to the design duties for the next album, but I must ask… at what cost? Jim Kerr has quipped in the press five years earlier that … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 72]

A crucial line was crossed in 1985 when “Once Upon A Time” was released. I can honestly say that the measure of a band’s albums is this: If this were the first thing you were exposed to by an act, … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 30]

Simple Minds | Street Fighting Years – 0 [continued from previous post] It’s official. This thread is now tied with the longest one I’ve ever had at PPM, 2013’s “30 Days – 30 Albums” series. We’ve still got quite a … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 29]

Simple Minds | Street Fighting Years – 0 That’s right. Your eyes are not deceiving you. There are some albums so wanting, in my opinion, that they merit the once-in-a-lifetime zero rating in the Rock G.P.A. game. Trust me. A zero rating … Continue reading

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