Press

Great new Simple Minds article and interview with Jim in 'The Quietus' today. READ THE QUIETUS HERE WITH MUSIC CLIPS A Glittering Prize - Jim Kerr Of Simple Minds Interviewed David Stubbs , February 21st, 2012 08:45 As Simple Minds tour their glorious first five albums round Europe, front...

There's a great exclusive interview with Jim and Charlie in today's 'The Sun' newspaper. They're on the cover of the 'Something For The Weekend' supplement and there's a one-and-a-half page spread for the interview itself, including a new photograph of Jim, Charlie and Mel taken...

Simple Minds name-checked in interesting article about the making of U2's Unforgettable Fire album. Daniel Lanois said "They wanted to do something different. U2 has been listening to New Gold Dream by Simple Minds as a point of reference, a record they liked. The panorama of the...

James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preacher) Simple Minds - Empires and Dance (1980) I bought it because I heard the song I Travel on an old Radio 1 session and I couldn’t reconcile it with the band that had done Don’t You Forget About Me. You’ve got this...

The Sunday Times September 03, 2006 Don’t you forget about them David Pollock Simple Minds, T on the Fringe, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Monday In the usual scheme of things, any band that could be described as a nostalgia act will find itself subject to the laws of diminishing...

DON’T FORGET THEBIGINTERVIEW www.bigissuescotland.com He’s no longer the firebrand he once was, but Simple Minds’ front man Jim Kerr has left his comfortable house in Sicily to hit the road – and it’s feeling good, he tells Leon McDermott Back in the 1980s, when such thingswere in vogue,...

DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT US Liam Rudden Arts & Entertainment Editor Edinburgh Evening News Thursday August 24, 2006 "WHEN I meet people, and they ask what style of music my band do, I say, 'Well, we started as a punk band. Then we were a new wave band. Some would...

Glaswegian Jim thinks Princes Street is magic. There are few bands with the sort of massive sound which does justice to big open-air events. However Scots supergroup Simple Minds know exactly how to project their anthems to build the maximum amount of atmosphere. So when they take...