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TREVOR HORN: REWIND SCOTLAND: SCONE PALACE PERTH - TOMORROW - SEE YOU THERE?

Re below, as posted last week. I am indeed going tomorrow, and along with so much of the brilliant music due to feature - I'm looking forward to Trevor's version of Minds classic "WATERFRONT."
Should he asked me to join in? Well, I will let you guess what my response would be.
In any case Trevor goes on at around 2:30 pm. Maybe see you there?
"Speaking to Trevor recently and he informed me that he will be performing in Scotland at THE REWIND FESTIVAL - Scone Palace, July 22nd....and of course I am not going to miss that!
It will be a great chance for me to once again hook up with "truly legendary Trevor Horn." A great chance to hear again some seminal pop
music such as this -

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVDC6kPCkWA
www.rewindfestival.com/lineup

TREVOR HORN (photo), is of course yet another who produced Simple Minds. It is he (and Stephen Lipson) who deserve the credit for our Street Fighting Years album which featured Belfast Child, Mandela Day, This Is Your Land etc. They both put so much thought and time into Simple Minds - in a period where in someways we were sadly in the process of coming apart at the seams.
Trevor also produced so many of my fave 80's defining records. Including Grace Jones, Malcolm McLaren, Yes, ABC, and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Particularly Frankie.....what a sound that debut album had!
In any case Trevor, who also plays bass and has his own touring band, is currently adding our very own "Waterfront" to his live set which also features much of the songs that he produced. Known more as "a studio beast" a recent article in Glasgow's Herald newspaper detailed how Trevor, whose music somewhat defined the 1980s, says that now playing live is therapeutic after the death of his wife Jill - who incidentally was also a great supporter of Simple Minds, someone who we also admired very much.
You can read more about Trevor Horn here.
"WHEN the definitive encyclopaedia of pop history is written, one of the most fascinating entries will be found under H. That chunky chapter will be concerned with the man who contributed the first vocal performance to MTV, the media behemoth that changed the face of the pop music industry, and then went on to spend much of the next four decades hunkered down in the bunker of a recording studio control booth."

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TREVOR HORN: REWIND SCOTLAND: SCONE PALACE PERTH - TOMORROW - SEE YOU THERE?

Re below, as posted last week. I am indeed going tomorrow, and along with so much of the brilliant music due to feature - Im looking forward to Trevors version of Minds classic WATERFRONT.
Should he asked me to join in? Well, I will let you guess what my response would be.
In any case Trevor goes on at around 2:30 pm. Maybe see you there?
Speaking to Trevor recently and he informed me that he will be performing in Scotland at THE REWIND FESTIVAL - Scone Palace, July 22nd....and of course I am not going to miss that!
It will be a great chance for me to once again hook up with truly legendary Trevor Horn. A great chance to hear again some seminal pop
music such as this -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVDC6kPCkWA
http://www.rewindfestival.com/lineup

TREVOR HORN (photo), is of course yet another who produced Simple Minds. It is he (and Stephen Lipson) who deserve the credit for our Street Fighting Years album which featured Belfast Child, Mandela Day, This Is Your Land etc. They both put so much thought and time into Simple Minds - in a period where in someways we were sadly in the process of coming apart at the seams.
Trevor also produced so many of my fave 80s defining records. Including Grace Jones, Malcolm McLaren, Yes, ABC, and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Particularly Frankie.....what a sound that debut album had!
In any case Trevor, who also plays bass and has his own touring band, is currently adding our very own Waterfront to his live set which also features much of the songs that he produced. Known more as a studio beast a recent article in Glasgows Herald newspaper detailed how Trevor, whose music somewhat defined the 1980s, says that now playing live is therapeutic after the death of his wife Jill - who incidentally was also a great supporter of Simple Minds, someone who we also admired very much.
You can read more about Trevor Horn here.
WHEN the definitive encyclopaedia of pop history is written, one of the most fascinating entries will be found under H. That chunky chapter will be concerned with the man who contributed the first vocal performance to MTV, the media behemoth that changed the face of the pop music industry, and then went on to spend much of the next four decades hunkered down in the bunker of a recording studio control booth.

http://www.heraldscotland.com/arts_ents/15366196.Trevor_Horn__whose_music_defined_the_1980s__says_playing_live_is_therapeutic_after_the_death_of_his_wife/

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Omg I am so incredibly excited .I am 50 tomorrow and 17 of us are going to celebrate. Please join him on the stage this would be the best birthday present ever! Seen u guys over 200 times in the last 37 yrs. The pinnacle being in May this yr when I took my 78yr old mammy along to the royal concert hall one of the best night's of my life - geez a shout out Mr Kerr xx

But did video kill the radio star?

Waterfront brings me bsck to Summer 1983. I had just arrived in The States and exploring Long Beach NY, with a walk to the boardwalk. Waterfront in my ears ❤ so many happy memories 🤗

Unfortunately not going Jim. Enjoy yourself and remember to get fish n chips from Allan water cafe bofa on your way home!!!

I can imagine the whole place would erupt if you got up on stage!

Age of Plastic is the first album I ever bought with my own money, aged 10! Still gets a listen to this very day.

Oh wow , if you are there that will be amazing !

Essential element for pop music! What carrer!

Omg...see u there 🙂

I go every year jim...the only difference is..my bestie, who I go with and have been friends with for 25 years, passed away suddenly last week. His funeral is next week so we will go with a heavy heart and enjoy it the best we can as music and 80s in particular was his passion. He came with me to see simple minds in the hydro and..it was the last concert he attended. Really hoping to bump into you..I may need a hug. 😣 enjoy Rewind! X

Oh, man. I told you last time I can't go! (Money has not magically fallen into my lap since) If you pay for the flight to Glasgow from Luton, pick me up at the airport, AND have a ticket to the gig for me...it *may* be doable 😉 (yes...the only thing flying from the airport today are pigs. Lol)

OMG !!!This has just made my weekend......how incredibly lucky are we to see you perform too Jim.....one happy lass here 😁 xx

Street fighting years is a great album and still today I play that album and love every track,the song SFY for me is up there with any simple minds tracks..and let it all come down is a masterpiece

That's a massive hint, Jim! Nevertheless, no doubt an overabundance of mobile phone cameras will be at the ready to capture whoever gets on stage to perform Waterfront' . I will look forward to watching it from 10,000 miles away. Such a spectacular, powerful and expansive song. You opened with it at Bimbadgen in February, and it was the perfect beginning to a great show.

One of my favourite simple minds if not favourite ever albums . Much kudos to Trevor for it. The title Track ... hear something different every time I hear . Was so happy you played it a few years ago

How amazing to be going !!! Spirit me away from oz to over there to see this amazing performance 🙃

Of course that (potential) version of Relax (that you and Trevor may do) I spoke about with Zahid Ismail - if THAT were to happen...stop making me want to rob a bank!

Aww Id love to be there. If only i had more notice. Lol im at a school reunion seeing another lot of Scots called the Bay City Rollers. Hehehe

Waterfront is the greatest anthem by any band ever and a big song to perform live hope he doesn't get the buggles before his performance.

You will have to help Trevor out with the vocals JK, he is a bass player after all.

Grace Jones' 'Slave To The Rhythm' is sublime. Enjoy Rewind Scotland, Jim. 🙂

One of my fav Simple Minds songs been covered by Trevor Horn...would love to hear that....loved him also back in the day

Ciao Jim I hear you excited 🙂 go and have fun! A summer without gigs it's like a 4cheeses pizza without cheese....

😍That sounds like a blast!! Someone, somewhere,... take a pic! Have fun concert goers! Cheers!

so exciting, I love outdoor concerts. Hope the weather holds, enjoy!

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TAORMINA 2 - I'M MISSING IT EVEN MORE! Immediately after yesterday's post re how much I am missing Sicily/Taormina, media are promoting latest report how PASTA,BREAD, WINE should be reinstated in healthy menu.

Music to the ears that is...My chilli's are already hanging out to dry!

www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/nutrition/what-you-should-really-be-eating-to-protect-yourself...
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TAORMINA 2 - IM MISSING IT EVEN MORE! Immediately after yesterdays post re how much I am missing Sicily/Taormina, media are promoting latest report how PASTA,BREAD, WINE should be reinstated in healthy menu.

Music to the ears that is...My chillis are already hanging out to dry!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/nutrition/what-you-should-really-be-eating-to-protect-yourself-against-dem/

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Can I get some chillis from the SM shop? 😉

Its lovely out here at the moment in Taormina cheers !

Ok chilli’s… but to me…what I am missing a lot about Taormina is not only that beautiful sea, its perfumes, the bam bar granitas,... I miss also that pistachio ice cream tin that I ate at La Botte! 3500 calories LOL LOL LOL! Che buono :V

Miss Italy so much, absolutely a wonderful country and the wine and food is excellent and a more laid back life, no one seems to be in any hurry which I find so appealing. Already thinking of going there to live when I retire in years to come......if it wasn't for jk I wouldn't of gone......he inspired me.

By the way Jim is Ged doing a bit of moonlighting....we came across this last night at the Wunderbar but the owner had obviously fled the scene 😂😂😂

Those chills look Fabulous, Pasta and bread in my little Italy around the corner from me serves a delicious whole made loaf of warm bread real butter and the pasta dish is called scarface. So yummy At Dicicco's Italian restaurant.

Those chillies look....potent....it's the next day's aftermath that really gets me. On the marketing theme, Jim, you could produce your own line of Chilli Jam or Sweet Chilli Sauce.

Wow! Thats amazing. I wont show you mine I just so happened to kill them iv tried the red ones and the small ornamental ones with no luck

You need to eat healthy, but for crying out loud what's the point if you cant eat happy..? Love life, love food, love family, friends and dugs!

Is that a euphemism? (Sorry...I just can't help myself...)

I thought with my bung eyes they were lobsters at first 😳 Chilli pasta ? Jim can you cook ?

Can't wait to get back there, great place and the best food. 🙂

Go easy on the bread and pasta JK, you want to be able to fit into your tight jeans! ❤️

Chillis, pasta, bread....and what about the ice cream?! I could have one now!

Tomaetoes, tomahtoes..... and chilli! Mediterranean diets are the best. 🙂

Carbs, wine and chili?! Sounds like a balanced diet to me ;).

The hottest chili pepper's in the world are grown in Rock Hill S.C. United States. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolina_Reaper

Oooh my god I do not understand how you can eat that spicy !!!! They must have a bomb-proofing palate !!! 😂😂😂😂

An healthy Italian diet sounds like Heaven to me, hope that includes Tiramisu!

Book of brilliant chilli things...how is your book coming along, Jim? ☺

Mine are still tiny. Hoping for a good crop in a few weeks though.

Made me curious about growing chillies now. Never thought it would be possible in Scotland before..

Hi Jim....as I love thaifood I always eat chilli....the more spicy the better...🌶🌶 have a good day. Big hug manu🤗

I love chilli, hot, spicy, simply delicious! And what a chilli stock that is...

Wish we were all back there😥

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