2013 сингл John Foxx & The Maths Remix. 2012 Live 5x5 2012 Tour. 5 Album Set (Sons and Fascination/New Gold Dream/Sparkle in the Rain/Once Upon a Time/Street Fighting Years). Theme for Great Cities.
What are the best albums by Simple Minds? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. Simple Minds - Alive And Kicking (Official Video). Simple Minds - All The Things She Said. Simple Minds best albums.
Shout: The Very Best Of Tears For Fears. That aside, Simple Minds, along with U2, REM, The Call, INXS, The Cars, The Clash, Midnight Oil, and several other 80s new-wavers and hard-rock bands, has earned the right to be called "classic rock" along with all of the great 60s and 70s bands. 19 people found this helpful.
Simple Minds, the Scottish group led by Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill, has had a very different career in the . from the one it's enjoyed in its native . and that leads to different estimations of this compilation. As far as Britain is concerned, it is a much-needed, comprehensive collection of the band's hit singles, no less than 26 of which placed in the charts between 1979 and 1998, including eight that hit the Top Ten. But Simple Minds' stateside success was much more modest. The second disc, covering the years 1989 to 1998, leaves more space in the arrangements to make room for even more serious lyrical sentiments.
Simple Minds released their seventeenth studio album ‘Walk Between Worlds’ on the 2nd of Feb, 2018.
The Best of Simple Minds is the second greatest hits album by Simple Minds, released in 2001. New versions of the "Theme for Great Cities" were released, and some copies (such as the US version), included the remixes by Raven Maize.
That was the climate into which Simple Minds released the best album of their career, an album of almost g positivity and ethereal wonderment. Kerr’s vocals are possibly his most masterly, bridging the great divide between the new romantic era and Sinatra-like crooners. I have the most beautiful memories of New Gold Dream, he recalled recently. As late as 1982, Simple Minds were still primarily a hipster’s band – evinced by the superb version of this track that appeared on the underground cassette-zine Touch, and brilliantly swapped Kerr’s lyrics for cut-up snatches of an interview with him. In a way, though, the track that ends New Gold Dream also starts to close the door on this wonderful period of the band’s history.
Acoustic is the seventeenth studio album by Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released on 11 November 2016 by Caroline International. The genesis of Acoustic can be traced back to a rare live session the band recorded for the BBC Radio Two's Chris Evans Breakfast Show on 26 September 2014, then promoting their 16th studio album, Big Music.