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NEVER STOP!

With last night's Berlin Live ARTE Concert, Simple Minds short tour to promote the release of our new album WALK BETWEEN WORLDS finally came to an end.
In doing it also brought to a conclusion a few months of solid promotional activities, as well as months of band rehearsals.

Not that this means the end of our promotional push - or our continued aim in letting the world know about this newest SM album - one that seems to already have pleased so many who both follow our career - and embrace with an open mind - our creative band philosophy - one that is best summed up as "evolve or die."

In fact we are only at the start of our campaign, and if all goes to plan then the the next 12 months and more will see us push further ahead with an enthusiastic emphasis on these new songs. Sure? Who knows if we will ever play the entire WALK BETWEEN ALBUM again as we have over these last 10 days? What is certain however is that we will make sure that a decent chunk of this 8 song album will be at the heart of any live Minds set throughout this next phase of our career.

And as for that next phase? How best to turn off and relax when a period of hyper activity comes to a conclusion. Well, everyone has their own ideas about that. My own preference is to run with the on going excitement and use it to propel into the next stage of songwriting.

We have a serious task on our hand to make sure that whatever Simple Minds does next continues on with a similar amount of quality that many feel runs through both our last releases namely BIG MUSIC/WALK BETWEEN WORLDS.

The challenge of following on from them begins for me this coming Monday. You might not get to hear the results for a couple of years, our "tough task" is to make it truly worth waiting for.
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NEVER STOP!

With last nights Berlin Live ARTE Concert, Simple Minds short tour to promote the release of our new album WALK BETWEEN WORLDS finally came to an end.
In doing it also brought to a conclusion a few months of solid promotional activities, as well as months of band rehearsals.

Not that this means the end of our promotional push - or our continued aim in letting the world know about this newest SM album - one that seems to already have pleased so many who both follow our career - and embrace with an open mind - our creative band philosophy - one that is best summed up as evolve or die.

In fact we are only at the start of our campaign, and if all goes to plan then the the next 12 months and more will see us push further ahead with an enthusiastic emphasis on these new songs. Sure? Who knows if we will ever play the entire WALK BETWEEN ALBUM again as we have over these last 10 days? What is certain however is that we will make sure that a decent chunk of this 8 song album will be at the heart of any live Minds set throughout this next phase of our career.

And as for that next phase? How best to turn off and relax when a period of hyper activity comes to a conclusion. Well, everyone has their own ideas about that. My own preference is to run with the on going excitement and use it to propel into the next stage of songwriting.

We have a serious task on our hand to make sure that whatever Simple Minds does next continues on with a similar amount of quality that many feel runs through both our last releases namely BIG MUSIC/WALK BETWEEN WORLDS. 

The challenge of following on from them begins for me this coming Monday. You might not get to hear the results for a couple of years, our tough task is to make it truly worth waiting for.

 

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The shows were amazing . This tour was far greater than i could possibly imagined. It has left me with the same thoughts as when i saw you at your first ever gig in Oz . The best band in the world. Now to start saving again.

I'm pleased you mentioned big music too - as I really think that album is excellent and WBW flows well with the big music sound.. See you in France and the UK in the coming months. Still a part of my life each and every day

You've been pumping in my veins since 1981. And I can't wait to get there this year and see you . And so much more to look forward to. Larelle Priptona Read and Gillian Spencer I'm on the couch with you in my heart ❤️ xxx

It was brilliant too Jim!! Loved meeting old and of course new Simple Minds friends on the road in Manchester and again more people have joined our special Simple Minds New Gold Dreamers group ⭐️❤️⭐️

You just never stop...You're enthusiasm never goes...your drive never ends. I saw you in Manchester and was blown away as I always am. Simple Minds are an inspiration to the world that music can bring us together and once sung will never fade and will always be there. Thank you for your music! See you in the summer guys 😁 ⭐⭐⭐❤⭐⭐⭐

The show last night was totally overwhelming. So intimate and powerfull. I‘m very grateful that I was there. 🙏🏻💫🌟🎶

It felt a little weird watching the gig at home on the sofa...didn’t feel right. Gillian and I were in full song for The American...and then we lost the link for most of the song! Lol. Typical! But it was fab to watch. Now...the loooong wait until May. Geez! What’s a girl to do until then? Let’s see... Keep that amazing momentum going, Sir. This tour has been incredible. The quality of new material astounding...keep it up! And thank you for these past few weeks...from the album signing, right up til last night. All of it so wonderful. There is no other band I would rather follow...no other music that fills me with such joy and optimism. Love you guys ❤️

I really hope that you will play in the next lives so much of the new album as you did during this promo tour, because it is so extraordinary, Magic, really adore it, full of power and passion, high quality, deserves to receive the right success 🌟 Emotions are still so alive, after an adventure so unique and unrepeatable it was something strange to watch the show last night from home, really beautiful. Of this tour I will keep an indelible special beautiful memory and I am so happy to have a new special poster in my house 😉💖 thanks a lot 🤗😘

Loved the two gigs I went to recently and always happy to wait for the next musical phase in the Simple Minds story. Keeps us all guessing. As time goes on, it seems to be the natural thing for the creative process to speed up. And there's certainly nothing wrong with that, Jim! 🙂

At Berlin train station right now waiting to go home, having a coffee while thinking about the last two weeks. I know I repeat myself but what a wonderful experience! Thank you and see you in summer!

Jim I'm into my car into thw traffic jam The signal and the noise I splaying loud that's my best cup of coffee I can have thinking about the days I lived for you lately I think I've charged my batteries for months. " Somewhere out among the silence there's a voice ..".. yes.. the best voice 😎. Whatever you're going to do now, enjoy. And thanks for all the words of hope you gave us in these years about the music of SM which would have keep on going on (sorry hope it's clear..). You did a huge work...it's the evidence. And how amazing it is for me also so proud to be your fan. Ciao Jim...Devo entrare e spegnere la radio purtroppo. Ma non spengo la mente. Essa canta sempre. In Dreams.... 😘 Adri

Amazing tour, AMAZING album!! Keep evolving but please don't die!!! 😣 Loved catching up with some of the fb gang at Glasgow and Manchester!! Perfect timing for this stunning album, feels like summer has arrived early!! Have a wee rest now, see you somewhere soon. Much love all 💕😊 xx

I feel previladge to have been able to see SM play the WBW album live, is is a fab album. Hopefully you'll get to have some of that Sicily sunshine soon but as you are pushing on with the great work of the SM journey...keep on keeping on! 😊

Enjoyed every minute at Vega, Copenhagen! Absolutely honored to meet the band outside the venue. 💜 See you soon, somewhere, in summertime!

Many thanks to all of you for this great moments, the new album is simply Amazing, love it all, enjoy the rest, you deserve it well. See you next summer. Simple Minds Forever ♪🤗♬❤♪😍

Jim, it's quite an achievement, your album. You can be proud of it. Always a real pleasure to discover each brand new creation. This one is a ruby. And what about the gigs, releasing enthusiastic fiever. How can it be otherwise with such brillant artists. 👍

Ooh intriguing. I'm.sure this tough task will result in more great results! Walk between worlds is a brilliant album and I'm hoping my favourite ones are added to the set list permanently! Well done! Get the feet up now, even if its only briefly xxx

I appreciate and respect "the worth waiting for" - however I'm certain you can't wait a couple of years to introduce new material as such 🙂 and when you're ready to do so I'm confident it will be excellent - you're on a good wave here ! Now I'll return to dedicated listening time to discover new details in Walk between Worlds - looking forward. Nice weekend to you all.

Jim, Jim... Slow down, take a rest. You'll need all that energy for the upcoming spring/summer tour. Specially for the french people (with great weather to come in France, and as France will also be football world champion again next July. Yes, there's a link 😉 ). Great great performance yesterday, this 2018's line up is ready to take the road!

<3 Thank you sooo, sooo much for the great show last night! I enjoyed it very much <3 you always make me happy! And not to forget the location was perfect - lovely little place - felt like in a living room with SM. I love the new album and was excited to listen to it live! you have such a great energy ... can't help - I fall in love with this old man 😜 and his music again and again and again...<3 See you in 21 weeks in Karlsruhe - my hometown... will be hard, long weeks without you 💋💋💋😉

Bring that excitement and enthusiasm to the US - we purchased the new album and New York City wants to hear these brilliant new songs!! This November would be a great month for us to see Simple Minds!!!

Brilliant Barrowland gig have a good rest maybe see yous in the Spring / Summer and hopefully back in Scotland Next Year for maybe a World tour

Ooh! Please do try and play the whole album live again!! Last week at the Barras, my first Barras gig, was sublime and the new songs were just fantastic live!!! I'd love to see you have a small orchestra on stage for walk between world too!! Maybe on another night of the proms, which unfortunately I've never seen, but that sort of gig would be awesome for that particular song!! Keep up the good work! 👍

Which Simple Minds will be next? So many different variants as the band has evolved. Everyone has different favourite tracks / albums / eras etc. For me, this latest record is the perfect variant. More space in the music, subtle vocals, great melodies and Guitars sounding better than ever. You’ve got your work cut out if you can top that.

Really enjoyed the gigs. Yes They were different....but arnt we all....everyone changes. Many songs on the new album are definately classic SM.....loved all the buzz surrounding the new album and mini tour. looking forward (!) to summer gigs! enjoy a well earned rest....give time for Charlie to polish the White Falcon🎸 and for you to rest the dad dancing shoes👣 ....until next time. 😁 ➕🖤⭐

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Simple Minds are proud to announce a brand new studio album with some very special European tour dates!

‘Walk Between Worlds’ is OUT NOW.

Live Shows

May
26
Sat
2018
Biggest Weekend – Perth – UK
May 26 all-day
Biggest Weekend - Perth - UK @ Biggest Weekend Scone Palace

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.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets available Monday 12th February 2018***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

May
27
Sun
2018
BMW PGA Golf Championship – Wentworth – UK
May 27 all-day
BMW PGA Golf Championship - Wentworth - UK @ BMW PGA Golf Championship

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS while performing many iconic classics. #BMWPGA

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets on sale NOW***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

Jun
7
Thu
2018
Caribana Fest, Crans-sur-Nyon, CH
Jun 7 all-day
Caribana Fest, Crans-sur-Nyon, CH @ Caribana Festival

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS while performing many iconic classics.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets on general sale NOW***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

Jun
9
Sat
2018
Harley-Davidson EuroFest – Grimaud – France
Jun 9 all-day
Harley-Davidson EuroFest - Grimaud - France @ Harley-Davidson Euro Festival

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS while performing many iconic classics.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets on general sale NOW***

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

Jun
17
Sun
2018
Festival de Nimes – France
Jun 17 all-day
Festival de Nimes - France @ Festival de Nimes

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere the new studio album, WALK BETWEEN WORLDS while performing many iconic classics. This show is a dual headliner with ‘Texas’.

 

Doors: TBC
Simple Minds: TBC

 

***Tickets will go on sale at 10:00am CET on Wednesday 20th December.***
There will be a pre-sale from 10:00am CET on Tuesday 19th December for people who have registered in advance for festival tickets as well as those registered on the festival organisers webpage!

 

 

 

 

 

“We would like to remind all of our fans and members that despite hearing announcements elsewhere regarding possible concert performances etc, it is only when the date is announced here at simpleminds.com that you can be sure the information is 100% official and that contracts have been agreed” – Simple Minds

 

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