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It's official - Simple Minds are set to kick-off the World Cup at a massive party in Berlin. The Scots rockers will headline at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on June 7th - two days before the first match. The German capital is throwing a party to start...

Get On Down / The Sunday Times / Dan Cairns. Before visions of stadium-filling stardom filled their heads and swallowed them whole, Jim Kerr and co produced wonderful, angular Euro synth-rock; their 1979-82 albums are classics of the genre. The band kick off the World Cup...

Forgive me if I sound a little too jubilant over the last six weeks or so, but I am wondering how things could have been in anyway more enjoyable. Firstly we had a great end to the first part of our European tour that then followed...

Jim Kerr to be interviewed on BBC Breakfast News on May 31st. Jim Kerr will be interviewed about Simple Minds involvement in the World Cup Launch in Berlin on June 7th. The live interview will occur between 8:35 - 9am on Wednesday May 31st on BBC 1...

Alive & Kicking - Jim Kerr talks about Sicily, Sunday Telegraph. Jim Kerr first visited Sicily when his group, Simple Minds, were just starting out. As the band's success grew so did his love for the island and when he lost his musical direction, it was...

Simple Minds/Expatriate, BCC Tues May 9th. An abridged, more intimate Convention Centre greeted ‘80s giants Simple Minds, once stadium fillers to rival U2, now with a smaller and, on tonight’s evidence, extremely loyal audience. First, Expatriate played appropriately post-punk flavoured synth rock, complete with floppy fringes and...

Don't You Forget About Them, Simple Minds, State Theatre, May 7th. WHO in their right minds would pay good money to see Scot-pop has-beens Simple Minds 20 years after their peak? Children of the '80s? Ageing fans of the original new wave? Geeks? Shouldn't these people...

New Live Bundle 02. Live Bundle 02 available for download. The 3 live tracks are All The Things She Said, Underneath The Ice and Colours Fly & Catherine Wheel. Live Bundle 02 also includes 2 exclusive band interviews. For more details follow the link to SHOP-DOWNLOAD BUNDLES....

Despite perhaps having been released to the market place, far from standing still, I feel that many of our songs are forever growing and taking shape. In that sense as a piece of work some songs are never really finished! Just like any living breathing thing...

Admittedly it was with a slight heavy heart that we left Sydney on the early morning flight after the final performance of our Australian Tour. The city has always been one our favorites to visit, and as the blazing red dawn rose up on the...

Download News! simpleminds.com has got off to a successful start with the launch of our exclusive downloads. The Black and White Live Bundle No1 is only the first of many such releases and gives a taste of what can be expected of future releases. In fact...