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SIMPLE MINDS
Glasgow, Scotland, GB
*  2/1978

Line-Up (2018):

SIMPLE MINDS (photo)
 

Jim Kerr - voc
Charlie Burchill - g,sax
Gordon Goudie - g
Ged Grimes - bg
Sarah Brown
Cherisse Osei

Former Members:

Duncan Barnwell (g, 2/78-78); Johnny Marr (g, 1989); Kevin Hunter (g, cca 5/00)

Derek Forbes (bg, 5/78-1985, ?-1988, 1997-98, cca 5/00); John Giblin (bg, 1985-?, 1988-90); Malcolm Foster (bg, 1990-?); Eddie Duffy (bg, cca 2005)

Mick MacNeil (kb, 5/78-1990); Andy Gillespie (kb, cca 8/13)

Brian McGee (ds, 2/78-7/81); Kenny Hyslop (ds, 7/81-4/82); Mike Ogletree (ds, 5/82-1982); Mel Gaynor (ds, 6/83-1992, 1998, cca 2005-cca 10/14); Julian Sobero (ds)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Life In A Day4/1979 Zoom30
2.Real To Real Cacophony
produced by: John Leckie
11/1979 Arista
3.Empires And Dance
produced by: John Leckie
9/1980 Arista41
4.Sons And Fascination
produced by: Steve Hillage
8/1981 Virgin11
5.Sister Feelings Call
produced by: Steve Hillage
8/1981 Virgin11
6.Themes For Great Cities
(USA)
1981 Stiff
7.Celebration2/1982 Arista45
8.New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)9/1982 Virgin3 69
9.Sparkle In The Rain
produced by: Steve Lillywhite
06.02.1984Virgin1 64
10.The Breakfast Club Soundtrack1985 Virgin
11.Once Upon A Time10/1985 Virgin1 10
12.New Gold Union10/1985 98
13.Live: In The City Of Light
(2CD)
5/1987 Virgin1 96
14.Street Fighting Years
produced by: Trevor Horn/Stephen Lipsom
02.05.1989Virgin1 70
15.Themes-Volume 2: August '82 - April '85
(5CD)
08.10.1990Virgin
16.The Real Life08.04.1991Virgin2 74
17.Glittering Prize 81-9219.10.1992Virgin1
18.Good News From The Next World
produced by: Keith Forsey
1/1995 Virgin2 87
19.The Promised29.09.1997Virgin
20.Neapolis16.03.1998Chrysalis19
21.Dream Giver28.06.2000
22.Neon Lights24.09.2001Eagle
23.The Best Of Simple Minds11/2001 Virgin34
24.Cry4/2002 Eagle/BMG
25.Real Life24.06.2003Virgin
26.Silver Box07.09.2004EMI
27.Black And White 05050513.09.2005Sanctuary37
28.Platinum Collection05.09.2006EMI
29.The Best Of Simple Minds - Seen The Lights Live In Verona
(2CD)
29.10.2007EMI
30.Themes Volume 5: March 91 - September 92
(5CD)
17.06.2008EMI
31.Themes Volume 1-5: March 79 - September 92
(25CD box set)
30.06.2008EMI
32.Graffiti Soul
(2CD)
25.05.2009Sanctuary10
33.Greatest Hits06.06.2011
34.Live 16.06.2011: Hampton Court Palace24.01.2012
35.Live 16.07.2011: Northern Meeting Park24.01.2012
36.x52/2012 Virgin28
37.5x5 Live11/2012 Virgin
38.Celebrate: Greatest Hits
(3CD)
21.03.2013Virgin19
39.Icon14.05.2013Capitol
40.Classic Album Selection
(5CD)
21.11.2013UMC
41.Celebrate: Live From The SSE Hydro Glasgow
(2CD/DVD)
29.07.2014Edsel
42.Big Music03.11.2014Caroline12
43.Sparkle In The Rain - Remastered 20153/2015 Virgin
44.The Vinyl Collection 1979-198430.10.2015Virgin
45.Chelsea Girl21.10.2016Caroline
46.Acoustic11.11.2016Caroline16
47.Walk Between Worlds02.02.2018BMG4
48.Live In The City Of Angels04.10.2019BMG9
49.Forty - The Best Of - 1979-201901.11.2019Virgin27
50.Direction Of The Heart21.10.2022BMG4

Jim Kerr:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Lostboy!19.07.2011

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Life In A Day / Special View30.03.1979Zoom62
2.Chelsea Girl / Garden Of Hate6/1979 Zoom
3.Changeling / Premonition (live)18.01.1980Arista
4.I Travel / New Warm Skin
7"(2) + Kaleidoscope / Film Dub Theme
12" + Film Dub Theme
10/1980 Arista
5.Celebrate / Changeling (live)
12" + I Travel (live)
2/1981 Arista
6.The American / League Of Nations15.05.1981Virgin59
7.Love Song / The Earth That You Walk Upon (instrumental)31.07.1981Virgin47
8.Sweat In Bullet / 20th Century Promised Land
7"(2) + League Of Nations (live) / Premonition (live)
12" + League Of Nations (live) / In Trance As Mission (live)
23.10.1981Virgin30
9.I Travel / Thirty Frames A Second (live)1/1982 Arista
10.Promised You A Miracle / Theme For Great Cities
12" + Seeking Out The Angel (instrumental mix)
produced by: Pete Walsh
02.04.1982Virgin10
11.Glittering Prize / Glittering Theme20.08.1982Virgin16
12.Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) / King Is White And In The Crowd
12" + Soundtrack For Every Heaven
05.11.1982Virgin26
13.Promised You A Miracle / The American
(v USA)
11/1982 A&M
14.I Travel (mix) / Film Theme01.04.1983Virgin
15.Waterfront / Hunter And The Hunted (live)14.11.1983Virgin9
16.Speed Your Love To Me / Bass Line16.01.1984Virgin17
17.Up On The Catwalk / A Brass Band In Africa12.03.1984Virgin19
18.Don't You (Forget About Me) / A Brass Band In Africa2/1985 Virgin4 1
19.Alive & Kickin' / Alive And Kicking (instrumental)
12" + Up On The Catwalk (live)
10/1985 Virgin6 3
20.Sanctify Yourself / Sanctify Yourself (instrumental)
7"(2) + Love Song (live) / Street Hassle (live)
1/1986 Virgin6 14
21.All The Things She Said / Don't You (Forget About Me)
12" + Promised You A Miracle (US mix)
3/1986 Virgin8 28
22.Ghost Dancing / Jungleland (instrumental)
12",CD + Ghostdancing (instrumental)
11/1986 Virgin10
23.Promised You A Miracle (live) / Book Of Brilliant Things (live)
12" + Glittering Prize (live) / Celebrate (live)
6/1987 Virgin12
24.Belfast Child / Mandela Day
12",CD + Ballad Of The Streets / Biko
2/1989 Virgin1
25.This Is Your Land / Saturday Girl
12",CD + Year Of The Dragon
4/1989 Virgin9
26.Kick It In / Waterfront ('89 mix)
12",CD + Big Sleep (live)
7/1989 Virgin12
27.The Amsterdam EP
(Let It All Come Down / Sign O' The Times / Jerusalem)
11/1989 Virgin18
28.Themes - Volume One EP8/1990 Virgin
29.Themes - Volume Two EP9/1990 Virgin
30.Themes - Volume Three EP10/1990 Virgin
31.Themes - Volume Four EP11/1990 Virgin
32.Let There Be Love / Good Night
12" + Alive And Kicking (live)
CD + East At Easter (live)
3/1991 Virgin3
33.See The Lights / Theme For Great Cities ('91 edit)
12",CD + Soul Crying Out (live)
5/1991 Virgin17 40
34.Stand By Love / King Is White And In The Crowd (live)
12",CD + Let There Be Love (live)
8/1991 Virgin10
35.Real Life / See The Lights
12" + Belfast Chld (extended)
CD + Ghostrider
10/1991 Virgin34
36.Love Song / Alive And Kicking05.10.1992Virgin6
37.She's A River / E55
CD + Celtic Strings
16.01.1995Virgin6 52
38.Hypnotised / #4
CD1 + Hypnotised (Time Simenon extended remixes) / Hypnotised (Malfunction mix)
CD2 + Up On The Catwalk / And The Band Played On / She's A River (all live)
27.03.1995Virgin17
39.Glitterball23.02.1998Chrysalis18
40.War Babies11.05.1998Chrysalis43
41.Space12.06.2000
42.Homosapien (Malcolm Duffy mixes)03.12.2001Remote
43.Belfast Trance
& John "00" Fleming
21.01.2002Nebula74
44.Cry3/2002 Eagle47
45.Monster EP
(Monstermental (Kidstuff "Take The Helm" mix) / Monster ("Liquid Metal" mix))
Monster (Sebastien Leger's "Monster" remix & dub, Cricco Castelli remix)
& Liquid People
08.07.2002Defected67
46.Cry (Phunk Investigation remix)07.10.2002Absolutely
Cry (Tazz remixes)07.10.2002Absolutely
47.Space Face16.12.2002Absolutely
48.Live In Glasgow
vs Dischi
06.01.2003Sound Division
49.Spaceface (Tomcraft remix)10.02.2003Absolutely
50.Alive & Kicking
& Ate
05.04.2003
51.Culture Club 2 (Part 1 Of 4)
(Groove Me / I'm Still Hot For You / I Love You / Putain Putain / No Shuffle)
& Bobby O & Yello & TC Matic & Front 242 & Seduction & Basement Jaxx & Primal Scream
07.06.2004541
52.Don't You (Forget About Me) (Danny Mcmillan remix)19.07.2004Absolutely
53.Home05.09.2005Sanctuary41
54.Stranger2/2005
55.Different World16.05.2006Absolutely
Different World (So Phat! club mix, So Phat! Sonicblast merged mix)16.04.2007Absolutely
56.Stars Will Lead The Way6/2009
57.The Balearic Sound Of Simple Minds EP
(This Fear Of Goda / Theme For Great Cities / I Travel (extended 12" mix) / This Earth That You Walk Upon (12" instrumental version))
21.03.2013Sunkissed
58.Bloody Diamonds8/2013
59.Mandela Day12/2013
60.Blindfolded23.09.2014Caroline
61.Honest Town23.09.2014Caroline
62.Water Front / Hunter & The Hunted28.04.2015UMC
63.The American07.10.2016Caroline
64.Vision Thing14.06.2022

Jim Kerr:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.19. Cynical Heart
& Jam & Spoon
12/2003
2.Alive & Kicking
& White Spaces
15.03.2004Absolutely
3.Dirty Old Town / Road To Paradise
& Shawn MacGowan & J Johnstone
7/2004
4.The Deep Blue Sea
& Mir
6/2006

Kevin Hunter:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Heaven
& Sad Affair
26.04.2004Absolutely

Videos:

1. Verona - 1990, Virgin
2. Glittering Prize - 11/1992

Movies:

1. The Breakfast Club (1985)

Bibliography:

Mike Wrenn: Simple Minds: A Vision Documentary

WWW Links:

http://www.simpleminds.com

Various:

1977-78 Johnny And The Self Abusers

13.7.85 - Live Aid (Philadelphia)
11.6.88 - Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Party (Wembley)
5/2008 reunited (Kerr+Burchill+Forbes+MacNeil+McGee)

Malcolm Foster:

appeared on the LP:

Jan Cyrka: Spirit (1993, Food For Thought)
Simple Minds: Good News From The Next World (1/95, Virgin)

appeared on the SP:
Cerrone: Love In C Minor (11.3.77, Atlantic)

Jim Kerr:

5.5.1984 married Chrissie Hynde
3.1.1992 married Patsy Kensit

Press References:

Bang!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1995308.02.199511CD,MC Bangalbum review
1995422.02.199526profile, interview
19952031.10.199517Live Bang!gig review
Big Beng!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19981516.04.199825Forum kritikumalbum review
2002902.05.200234Forum kritikumalbum review
Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
198711 14Recenzealbum review
199110 25Recenzealbum review
19932 8profile
19936 34Recenzealbum review
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19791231.03.197920Singlessingle review
19791812.05.197921Albumsalbum review
19792828.07.197924Caught In The Actgig review
19794317.11.19794News
19794501.12.197931Albumsalbum review
19794715.12.197936Caught In The Actgig review
1980319.01.198019Singlessingle review
1980901.03.198030Caught In The Actgig review
19803618.10.198024Albumsalbum review
19803908.11.198024interview
19811007.03.19815News
19811114.03.198117Singlessingle review
19812016.05.198124Singlessingle review
19813101.08.19814Fast Forward
19813605.09.198119Albumsalbum review
19813819.09.19818interview
19814003.10.198130Caught In The Actgig review
1982209.01.198225Caught In The Actgig review
1982606.02.198218Albumsalbum review
19821327.03.198215interview
19821403.04.198227Singlessingle review
19821908.05.19823Fast Forward
19823421.08.19824Fast Forward
19823421.08.198219Singlessingle review
19824430.10.19823Fast Forward
19824506.11.198223Singlessingle review
19824827.11.198214interview
19824904.12.198229Caught In The Actgig review
1983101.01.198325Caught In The Actgig review
19831402.04.198322Singlessingle review
19833420.08.19838interview
19833420.08.198325Phoenix Park Festivagig review
19834322.10.19833Fast Forward
19834505.11.19834Fast Forward - Record News
19834719.11.198326Singlessingle review
19834903.12.198311interview
19835224.12.198317Videodrome
19835224.12.198322It's Alivegig review
1984214.01.19844Fast Forward - Record News
1984321.01.198422Singlessingle review
1984504.02.19844Fast Forward - Record News
1984611.02.198420interview
1984611.02.198423Albumsalbum review
1984903.03.198419It's Alivegig review
19841117.03.198426Singlessingle review
19841514.04.198430Video
19841621.04.198418It's Alivegig review
1990003.11.19905News
19951301.04.199534Singlessingle review
19953823.09.199520Live!gig review
New Musical Express
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1990013.10.199040Long Play - Replayalbum review
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19901212.10.199014Profilyprofile
19911927.09.199123Livegig review
19912011.10.19916Dopisydiscography
19912520.12.199120Recenzealbum review
1993829.04.199328Recenzealbum review
1995231.01.19959Rock&Topalbum review
19952207.11.199531Livegig review
19985 107Recenze - Novinkyalbum review
20006 14Pelmel
20019 13Pelmel
200111 108Recenze - Novinkyalbum review
20022 83Novinkyalbum review
20059 32Interviewinterview
200511 70Recenzealbum review
20065 76Livegig review
20097 70Recordalbum review