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Just a reminder that #SimpleMinds will be performing at the BBC Music #BiggestWeekend show in Perth tomorrow, Saturday 26th May. They are due on stage around 18.50 with a live stream here: www.bbc.co.uk/events/efj3v2

As well as the festival being live on BBC Radio, some of the Simple Minds set will be shown on BBC Four between 20.00 and 21.00 tomorrow night.

More details can be found here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3xdlQG56hgffZPVjypTL1mJ/the-biggest-weekend-how-to-watch-and-li...

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can't make it have to work this weekend 12 hour shifts boo hoo will see SIMPLE MINDS in September canny wait

Duncan Wakeling may be a hint of what to expect in August!!

I'm looking forward to watching it online. Not as great as being there but better than nothing! 🌹

Got tickets for my birthday in February just for the reason to see simple minds can't wait😇😇😇😀😀😀😀

Can’t wait. Wish I could be there in person!

Already set to record on BBC 4 !

Full set should be live on Tv

Have a Fabulous time everyone !! <3

Happy days

Yippee can't wait xx

Fiona Anderson 6:55pm think you'll stay sober till then lol xx

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ALWAYS (NEARLY) CRASHING IN THE SAME CAR

Based on my experience last year I am slightly wary about returning to Scone Palace, where we are due to perform later tomorrow evening. The event incidentally is due to be broadcast live on radio and TV. www.bbc.co.uk/events/efj3v2/acts/afn3q9

Not that I did not like the venue, I found it to be beautiful. Likewise the audience, who greeted me with amazing warmth as I stepped out to guest with Trevor Horn, performing with his ultra slick band on that day.

No. The problems were firstly of my own doing. Very simply, I misjudged the lip of the front stage and as a result came ever so close to tumbling right off the the edge. Ouch!!!

Not the first time that has happened, but with increasingly poor eyesight I suspect it may well not be the last. Hence the trip to Specsavers!
Either way it was a very close shave that day.

But not even remotely as close to the carnage that may well have happened when the car carrying both myself and my colleague Billy Sloan began aquaplaning during our return home to Glasgow a couple of hours later.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquaplaning

I have never been as scared as I was during that incident. Had nightmares throughout the following month. Thankfully the motorway was quiet that evening, had that not been the case? Well. When your numbers up, your number is up. Or so it is said.
Plainly our numbers were not up that evening.

Being so. Looking forward to seeing you in the sun tomorrow.

Vey much - Alive And Kicking still!

David Bowie - Always Crashing In The Same Car
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ALWAYS (NEARLY) CRASHING IN THE SAME CAR

Based on my experience last year I am slightly wary about returning to Scone Palace, where we are due to perform later tomorrow evening. The event incidentally is due to be broadcast live on radio and TV. https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efj3v2/acts/afn3q9

Not that I did not like the venue, I found it to be beautiful. Likewise the audience, who greeted me with amazing warmth as I stepped out to guest with Trevor Horn, performing with his ultra slick band on that day.

No. The problems were firstly of my own doing. Very simply, I misjudged the lip of the front stage and as a result came ever so close to tumbling right off the the edge. Ouch!!!

Not the first time that has happened, but with increasingly poor eyesight I suspect it may well not be the last. Hence the trip to Specsavers!
Either way it was a very close shave that day.

But not even remotely as close to the carnage that may well have happened when the car carrying both myself and my colleague Billy Sloan began aquaplaning during our return home to Glasgow a couple of hours later.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquaplaning

I have never been as scared as I was during that incident. Had nightmares throughout the following month. Thankfully the motorway was quiet that evening, had that not been the case? Well. When your numbers up, your number is up. Or so it is said.
Plainly our numbers were not up that evening.

Being so. Looking forward to seeing you in the sun tomorrow.

Vey much - Alive And Kicking still!

David Bowie - Always Crashing In The Same Car
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv7Y7F-Q2KE

 

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The learner driver here doesn’t need to read these kind of stories! Do you have any tips? And, don’t say “don’t drive”! I am determined to get this licence at long last - trying hard to disregard all impending sense of doom.

Jim one of my husband's favourite jim moments is when during a video for ghostdancing live, you talk about a fall, and make a little joke about boxing. Sounded like a sore one though! X

Wot!? No medallion? 😉

As I do...I always look where I step in and if I’m not wearing glasses🤦🏻‍♂️...no way!! So I keep my numbers up🤣...joking Jim... Enjoy tomorrow and proud of Simple Minds🙌🏼

Hello gorgeous ! wow your post is both funny in the first part and scary in the 2nd... :O Aquaplaning is terrifying !! this is what happened to me in the accident I had yrs ago, it's a frightening feeling !😱 I'm really glad that you and your friend came out intact !! Your number is definitely not up ! We need you.. 🙂 Your incident on stage is sort of funny I think on the other hand. I say sort of cuz you could have hurt yourself, but you could also have been caught by the crowd front rows, who I'm sure would have made sure you were safe. Stick some marks near the edge maybe to help you (?). Everything will be fine dear Jim, and the sun will be with us all weekend, that's super ! 🙂 Have a Fabulous time tomorrow eve !!!💖 (ps : won't have access to internet once in the UK where I'm going tomorrow, for some reason it's not working on my mobile there 🤨, so won't check be able to check any posts you may make tomz, but will see you in Wentworth on sund eve. can't wait !! 🙂

Scone palace absolutely erupted when the start of waterfront began and I've never heard such a roar for an artist appearing at rewind as there was for you one of the best experiences I've ever witnessed with my pal Fiona Anderson. We're coming to see you tomorrow and I'm sure the roar will be as loud again,but wear your glasses no diving off stage 😃 x

Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday at Wentworth. Am bringing my 14 year old who loves your music thanks to a version of ‘Don’t you forget about me’ being used in Pitch Perfect. Not bothered about the golf only seeing you guys.

Glad you're still with us. That moment when Waterfront started and you came on was brilliant. Have seen you a couple of times since rewind, when Chrissie have you a shout out at the RGCH and when you joined Arcade Fire. Great choice with the Bowie tune.x

Looking very slick Mr Kerr ❤ looks like I'll probably end with glasses this year as I'm beginning to bang into things!!! All the best for weekend and onwards catch you all in Newark later in the year 🙂

Jim, now you've got your glasses from Specsavers, you can professionally referee SPL games .....these specs are the main criteria !

So glad you are still here to tell the tale. I drove home one night with a car full of girlsand didnt realize we had come to a dead end and we were left balancing off an embankment. Oh those hectic 80's disco days. I honestly look back and think . How did we survive

We’ll Jim...we’re about the same age...I’m jealous of how much hair you have left...mine is gone 😆. I think of how I used to go with the wet look in imitation of you guys...82-83-84. See you at Count Basie in Red Bank in October.

Love the specs buddy- yes always alive and kicking- no matter how bad the eyesight, or other body parts may become! Good luck on stage and watch for that lip edge! 🍀👍

Braw set o glecks! Looking very dapper JK. Wonderful surprise to see you at Rewind last year and also loved the Barrowlands gig. Have a fabulous gig this weekend. Simple Minds are still the business x

So be careful of your peripheral vision, too, Jim, when wearing specs. It's too easy to miss seeing things each side of you! Had too many narrow escapes trying to cross the road because of that, so take care of your hearing, too! Sure a few of us will attempt to catch you, should you fall off a stage, though! 🤗

I'm glad you're still with us, Jim. A similar thing happened to me a few years ago. We were living in Prague, Czech Republic, I was driving the kids to school, and the car skidded on ice on a roundabout. I lost control of the car for a few seconds (seemed like an eternity). It was truly frightening. Stay safe. You're rocking the glasses!

It’s so good to see you still in that good shape Jim. Can’t wait to see you guys soon somewhere on stage in the future. Especially to listen „Belfast Child“, my wife’s and my song for our wedding many years ago. Still loving everything on the lyrics and the sound.

Keep well and take care Jim I still want to take you with Deb Hoban up to Pen Y Fan when your ready and looking forward to seeing you in Merthyr so please be careful 🤙

Well thank goodness for that JK! Don’t forget your specs when you walk up Pen Y Fan with me and Marky Inchy Jones! You don’t want to miss seeing the spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons. 😊

I think the board of SMFC need to go to specsavers. Just misplaced the best manager we've had in years. Come to think of it... Claire insisting we get married in the SoL all makes sense now! I think she made me a double agent.

Celebrating a big birthday this coming month and unfortunately we can’t hold back the ravages of time but assist them in not hampering us too much , looking good Jim

Looking good. Glad you've had a haircut and won't be doing one of your disappearing acts like you used to do pre gig to get a haircut at the Barrowland.

Looking a lot like Morrissey Jk,Thank God your number was not up that night because heaven knows all us fans would be miserable now 😊👍🍀🍀🍀.

Can’t wait to see you tomorrow. You were an amazing surprise when I went to see Arcade Fire last month 🎶

I know ur gonna get allsortsa of hassle off of insurance companys about an accident u had recently now?

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Biggest Weekend – Perth – UK
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Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS. The countdown is on for the most exciting live music event of the Summer, The Biggest Weekend, as BBC Music, Radio 2 and Radio 3 join forces to bring two days of spectacular performances to Scone Palace.

 

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Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere some songs from the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS, along with a selection of hits and classics. They play City Groove Festival – Podgorica – Montenegro.

 

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