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“Gratitude is the heart’s memory” states a French proverb, and so it is right that this week I not only say Happy 60th Birthday to David Bowie but...

Live tour dates Simple Minds are considering a surprise return to live concerts in Australia and New Zealand early next year. Although as of yet no contracts have been...

“Dramatic to the end, he even died on Christmas day!” the passing of soul singer James Brown is indeed a landmark to countless music fans who like me...

Our House As many familiar with Simple Minds history already know Charlie Burchill, Eddie Duffy and I grew up in a housing estate on the south side of Glasgow....

Invariably ambitious people are considered in differing ways. Some view the ambitious as dynamic would be achievers, uneasily deterred and therefore unsatisfied until a challenge is met. Others...

Seemingly I have been slipping down right off the edge of the world, fingertips grasping onto the only things that really make sense. And in this time a...