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Dancing Barefoot Dancing Barefoot
Item Added: Tuesday 04th of February 2014

Covering an iconic song, one that has already been made famous by another artist, can be as much challenging as it is fun, and naturally the results can vary, depending on who..
Pearls Of Pop Munich Festival IMPORTANT! Pearls Of Pop Munich Festival IMPORTANT!
Item Added: Friday 31st of January 2014

We regret to announce that the Pearls Of Pop festival, set to take place in Munich on Saturday 22nd February, has been cancelled by the organisers due to technical problems. ..
Big Music EP's Are On Their Way! Big Music EP's Are On Their Way!
Item Added: Thursday 30th of January 2014

Exciting news – the Exclusive Live EP’s featuring Big Music (being sent as a free gift to everyone who ordered our Deluxe DVD before 31st December) have finally le..
Helsinki. Stockholm. Oslo. Copenhagen. Helsinki. Stockholm. Oslo. Copenhagen.
Item Added: Wednesday 29th of January 2014

I like to experience the cold northern winter weather, almost as much as I like the sunny southern climates. I like the extremes. I like the big arena type gigs we did at the ..
Regards From Riga Regards From Riga
Item Added: Monday 27th of January 2014

Riga - First night  - European Tour '14 : It may have been 18 degrees below outside, but inside the venue it was business as usual as the pulse stated racing and t..
Getting' Ready For The Big Freeze Getting' Ready For The Big Freeze
Item Added: Saturday 18th of January 2014

The old town, with it's cobbled streets and antique white buildings, loom large in my lasting memory of Riga. However my biggest memory concerns the overwhelming pain I endure..
Pre-Order The Deluxe Live DVD Book Set! Pre-Order The Deluxe Live DVD Book Set!
Item Added: Tuesday 19th of November 2013

Pre-Order Celebrate..
Be Careful How The Small Things Grow! Be Careful How The Small Things Grow!
Item Added: Saturday 11th of January 2014

At the age of 13, Charlie Burchill's mother gifted him an acoustic guitar. His elder brother showed him how to play a few chords and couple of tunes, almost instantly the worl..
Simple Minds to play Free Festival in France! Simple Minds to play Free Festival in France!
Item Added: Friday 10th of January 2014

Just announced Simple Minds will play Trélazé Free Festival, Parc du Vissoir, France on Friday 27th June 2014.
Thanks For Listening To Simple Minds Thanks For Listening To Simple Minds
Item Added: Thursday 26th of December 2013

This year is set to end just like it began, with Simple Minds playing live in Scotland. And after Edinburgh twelve months ago, followed by Stone..
Simple Minds To Play SkanderBorg, Denmark Simple Minds To Play SkanderBorg, Denmark
Item Added: Sunday 08th of December 2013

Just announced, Simple Minds will play Smukfest Festival in Skanderborg, Denmark in August 2014. The specific date has not yet been confirmed but will be added here and on the..
Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela
Item Added: Thursday 05th of December 2013

"To so many of our generation, Nelson Mandela was both an extraordinary and inspirational human being. I am confident that nothing, including the sad news of his passing, will..
Simple Minds: Classic Album Selection Simple Minds: Classic Album Selection
Item Added: Wednesday 27th of November 2013

Virgin Records and Universal Music Catalogue have collected five classic Simple Minds albums in an attractive box set… at a very reasonable price. Individually presented in ..
Download A Gift Card - Signed DVD Book Set Download A Gift Card - Signed DVD Book Set
Item Added: Thursday 05th of December 2013

If you are buying the special
Simple Minds To Play Bospop In Netherlands Simple Minds To Play Bospop In Netherlands
Item Added: Wednesday 27th of November 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play the Bospop Festival in Weert, Netherlands in July 2014. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday 30th November.
Jim & Midge Interviewed In Manchester Evening News Jim & Midge Interviewed In Manchester Evening News
Item Added: Monday 25th of November 2013

Read this article featuring Jim and Midge Ure in the Manchester Evening News:
It Had To Be Glasgow! It Had To Be Glasgow!
Item Added: Sunday 24th of November 2013

In the end it had to be Glasgow! I am of course talking about where we have decided to shoot the Simple Minds in concert film that is due to be released next year. Our first f..
Simple Minds To Play Retropop Festival Simple Minds To Play Retropop Festival
Item Added: Saturday 23rd of November 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play Retropop Festival, Emmen, Netherlands on Saturday 7th June 2014. Tickets will go on sale from Sunday 1st December. ..
Simple Minds To Play In Munster, Germany! Simple Minds To Play In Munster, Germany!
Item Added: Thursday 21st of November 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play at Jovel Music Hall, MÜNSTER, Germany on Wednesday 5th February 2014 as part of the bands ever expanding European tour! ..
Video - Jim On Glasgow's Rich Musical Heritage Video - Jim On Glasgow's Rich Musical Heritage
Item Added: Wednesday 20th of November 2013

Check out this great video featuring Jim made for Glasgow's Commonwealth Games 2014. "From their first gig in the Mars Bar to the brand new Hydr..
Why Tour? Why Tour?
Item Added: Wednesday 13th of November 2013

One of the most often asked questions put to us, is "Why do Simple Minds tour so often?" And the right answer is...... "We tour as often as we do, because w..
Jim Kerr Joins Sara Cox On BBC Radio 2 Jim Kerr Joins Sara Cox On BBC Radio 2
Item Added: Monday 11th of November 2013

Jim Kerr will join Sara Cox at 10pm on Saturday night with his memories of the 80's for her BBC Radio 2 show '
Blood Diamonds Mix By John Foxx & The Maths Blood Diamonds Mix By John Foxx & The Maths
Item Added: Thursday 07th of November 2013

SIMPLE MINDS - BLOOD DIAMONDS - Remixed by JOHN FOXX AND THE MATHS Released today - 
Desperate To Escape Me Desperate To Escape Me
Item Added: Monday 04th of November 2013

Cape Town. It is the day after our last show in South Africa, and to say that all is well would be an understatement. It is just about to enter into Summer here, in what is wi..
Simple Minds To Play In Croatia And Macedonia Simple Minds To Play In Croatia And Macedonia
Item Added: Monday 04th of November 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play at Dom Sportova, Zagreb, Croatia and SRC Kale, Skopje, Macedonia on the 4th and 5th of March 2014 respectively. ..
'New Gold Dreams' Released for Virgin 40th 'New Gold Dreams' Released for Virgin 40th
Item Added: Monday 28th of October 2013

New Gold Dreams, a Virgin Records Post Punk and New Romantic Compilation: 1979-1983 will be released on 4th November 2013. Apart from gifting the title for the compilation, th..
Lou Reed And The Butcher's Boy Lou Reed And The Butcher's Boy
Item Added: Monday 28th of October 2013

Sadness is not the main emotion that I feel when I hear of the passing of someone who has lived a full life. Seemingly, my sadness is reserved much more for those who experien..
No Second Act In Life? No Second Act In Life?
Item Added: Saturday 26th of October 2013

F Scott Fitzgerald observed with much glib sadness: "There are no seco..
250 Extra Simple Minds Tickets Available Monday! 250 Extra Simple Minds Tickets Available Monday!
Item Added: Thursday 17th of October 2013

250 extra Simple Minds tickets to go on sale this Monday at 9.00am for the special Virgin Records 40th Anniversary Celebrations where the band will perform. ..
Details for USA & Canada Shows Details for USA & Canada Shows
Item Added: Wednesday 09th of October 2013

When in Canada and the USA the shows will take the form of a whole evening with Simple Minds in two halves with an interval. Because of this, there will be no support and the shows..
'The Mafia Stole My Guitar' - Jim Kerr 'The Mafia Stole My Guitar' - Jim Kerr
Item Added: Tuesday 08th of October 2013

Excerpt from Jim Kerr's Sicily Notebook:
Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 6' Video Now! Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 6' Video Now!
Item Added: Friday 04th of October 2013

The sixth and final part has been released of the mini documentary made in Dublin this year at the very beginning of the Simple Minds UK Greatest hits tour...
Video For Blood Diamonds Video For Blood Diamonds
Item Added: Thursday 03rd of October 2013

Check out this video for 'Blood Diamonds' just released on the official Youtube channel. It was Produced by Martin Poschinger.
Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 5' Video Now! Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 5' Video Now!
Item Added: Friday 27th of September 2013

Watch parts 1 to 5 of the mini documentary made in Dublin this year at the very beginning of the Simple Minds UK Greatest hits tour.
Jim Kerr & Midge Ure on BBC News Jim Kerr & Midge Ure on BBC News
Item Added: Friday 27th of September 2013

En route to Manchester for tomorrow morning's BBC News interview. Alongside Midge Ure f..
Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 4' Video Now! Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 4' Video Now!
Item Added: Wednesday 25th of September 2013

Watch parts 1 to 4 of the mini documentary made in Dublin this year at the very beginning of the Simple Minds UK Greatest hits tour. See behind ..
Everything Everything To Support Simple Minds Everything Everything To Support Simple Minds
Item Added: Monday 23rd of September 2013

Just announced today, the band Everything Everything will suppo..
Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 3' Video Now! Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 3' Video Now!
Item Added: Thursday 19th of September 2013

Watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of the mini documentary made in Dublin this year at the very beginning of the Simple Minds UK Greatest hits tour. See beh..
Simple Minds In Finland And Latvia! Simple Minds In Finland And Latvia!
Item Added: Monday 16th of September 2013

Just announced, Simple Minds will play in Helsinki, Finland and Riga, Latvia on the 26th and 27th of January 2014 respectively. Tickets will go on sale from 09:00 (local time)..
Minds In Milan Minds In Milan
Item Added: Monday 16th of September 2013

A fair number from our hometown, Glasgow, will this week be visiting the Duomo - Cathedral of Milan - as they arrive in Milan to watch the Champions League football match betw..
Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 2' Video Now! Watch Simple Minds 'Dublin Part 2' Video Now!
Item Added: Friday 13th of September 2013

Watch parts 1 and 2 of the mini documentary made in Dublin this year at the very beginning of the Simple Minds UK Greatest hits tour. See behind the scenes..
Second Hamburg Show Added To Tour Second Hamburg Show Added To Tour
Item Added: Thursday 12th of September 2013

A second Hamburg show has been added on the 4th February 2014 to Simple Minds' Greatest Hits European Tour. Tickets are on sale from today,
Fenech Soler Announced As Simple Minds Support Fenech Soler Announced As Simple Minds Support
Item Added: Thursday 12th of September 2013

The band Fenech Soler have been confirmed as the support act for the following dates on Simple..
The Hydro Looks Set to be a Stunning Venue! The Hydro Looks Set to be a Stunning Venue!
Item Added: Wednesday 11th of September 2013

Both Charlie and I are still smiling after our quick trip to our hometown. The people we met in Glasgow were friendly as always, and even the sun shone throughout. We enjoyed ..
Simple Minds Announce A Live DVD! Simple Minds Announce A Live DVD!
Item Added: Tuesday 10th of September 2013

Simple Minds announced today that they will record and film their highly anticipated show at the brand new Glasgow 'Hydro' venue this November to be released on DVD
Jim & Charlie On Scottish Radio & TV Jim & Charlie On Scottish Radio & TV
Item Added: Tuesday 10th of September 2013

Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill will guest on Robin Galloway's breakfast show on
'Don't You' Clip Is Top On BBC Radio 2! 'Don't You' Clip Is Top On BBC Radio 2!
Item Added: Monday 09th of September 2013

The performance of 'Don't You Forget About Me' from yesterday's Hyde Park London show is most played video clip on BBC Radio 2's site, check it out:
Simple Minds In Switzerland Simple Minds In Switzerland
Item Added: Wednesday 04th of September 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play Festhalle in Berne, Switzerland on 26th February 2014. Tickets will be on sale from 08:00 (Sw time) on Friday 6th September. ..
Hyde Park Show Running Order Hyde Park Show Running Order
Item Added: Tuesday 03rd of September 2013

Simple Minds will play at the 'BBC Radio 2 Live In Hyde Park' show this Sunday 8th September 2013. The running order of acts is below and you can also download the
Simple Minds In Poland Simple Minds In Poland
Item Added: Monday 02nd of September 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play Sala Ziemi in Poznan and Stodola in Warsaw, Poland on the 1st and 2nd of March 2014 respectively. Tickets will be on sale from 10:00 (Pol..
Simple Minds In Italy Simple Minds In Italy
Item Added: Monday 02nd of September 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play Alcatraz in Milan, Italy on 25th February 2014. Tickets will be on sale from Wednesday 4th September at 10:00 am Italian Time.
Down In The Park Down In The Park
Item Added: Monday 02nd of September 2013

We are looking forward enthusiastically to performing live this coming weekend, when we play at BBC Radio 2's event in Hyde Park, London. After a fruitful summer spent mostly ..
Still Sacred Ground Still Sacred Ground
Item Added: Tuesday 27th of August 2013

Spent the morning in the red - brick bedroom of a white country house, situated on the banks of the River Monnow. It is peaceful, and yes, when the sun shines it really ..
Fears Over Sell Out Hogmanay Show Fears Over Sell Out Hogmanay Show
Item Added: Thursday 22nd of August 2013

According to the following newspaper article there are worries that the sold out Simple Minds Hogmanay Show in Stonehaven may not go ahead as the local Poli..
Simple Minds To Play in Prague! Simple Minds To Play in Prague!
Item Added: Thursday 22nd of August 2013

Just announced, Simple Minds will play in Prague in the Czech Republic on Friday 28th February 2014 at the Incheba Arena. Tickets will go onsale from 09:00 (CEST) Friday 23rd ..
On Sale Now! Simple Minds Virgin 40th Show! On Sale Now! Simple Minds Virgin 40th Show!
Item Added: Monday 12th of August 2013

Simple Minds will play a full length set in London as part of the Virgin Records 40th Anniversary Celebrations. They will play on Thursday 7th November 2013 at Koko, 1A Camden..
Blood Diamonds First Play on BBC Radio 2! Blood Diamonds First Play on BBC Radio 2!
Item Added: Tuesday 13th of August 2013

Simple Minds' new single 'Blood Diamonds' was played yesterday for the very first time! It was played on the Ken Bruce Show on BBC Radio 2. You can listen to the r..
Underneath The Ice [Cream] Underneath The Ice [Cream]
Item Added: Monday 12th of August 2013

Heading into the last days of the summer holiday, and as much as it has been wonderful, as it always is in Taormina. I cannot recall ever looking forward to getting back into ..
Jim's Sicily Notebook! Jim's Sicily Notebook!
Item Added: Sunday 11th of August 2013

Jim has just begun a new monthly blog about one of his greatest passions, Sicily. If you're interested in what Jim does when he's not on tour then visit:
Simple Minds in Porto Alegre Brazil! Simple Minds in Porto Alegre Brazil!
Item Added: Thursday 08th of August 2013

Just announced Simple Minds will play another date in Brazil! The band will play Auditório Oi Araujo Vianna, Porto Alegre on Saturday 5th October 2013.
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