Empires & Dance
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Empires & Dance

Empires & Dance

Empires and Dance is the third studio album by Simple Minds. It was recorded in Wales and released on 1st September 1980 through record label Arista.

NME called it “a weird, agitating record”. AllMusic described the album as a “post-punk dance classic”.

Release Date: 1st September 1980

TRACK LISTING

01. I Travel (3:56)
02. Today I Died Again (4:39)
03. Celebrate (5:09)
04. This Fear Of Gods (7:00)
05. Capital City (6:14)
06. Constantinople Line (4:44)
07. Twist/Run/Repulsion (4:38)
08. Thirty Frames A Second (5:14)
09. Kant-Kino (1:50)
10. Room (2:31)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Credits: Recorded By Leckie.
Engineered By Jones.

Photography : Coward.
Cover Photography : Ruetz.
Design : The Artifex Studio.

Guitars & Saxophones : Burchill.
Keyboards : MacNeil.
Voices : Kerr.
Drums & Percussion : McGee.
Bass Fret : Forbes.

 

Lyrics : Kerr. Music : Simple Minds.

Management : Findlay, 45 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RG.
Recorded : Summer ’80.

UK CHART: 41
US CHART: —
Label: Arista Records.