Minds

Happy 63rd birthday to Jim Kerr, singer, songwriter with Scottish rock band, Simple Minds, born 9 July 1959, who had the 1985 US No.1 single ‘Don’t You, Forget About Me’, and the 1989 UK No.1 single ‘Belfast Child’, plus over 20 other UK Top 40 singles. In 2016, they won the British Academy’s Ivor Novello […]

18 May 1985, Simple Minds were at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’, (a No. 7 hit in the UK). Written by Keith Forsey (who won an Oscar for “Flashdance… What a Feeling”) and Steve Schiff (guitarist and songwriter from the Nina Hagen band), the track was featured in […]

Some of the team went to see Simple Minds last night in Liverpool on the last night of their UK tour. Amazing show. If you never saw the book we published with the band here is the video. Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166091004205167

We have a sale on selected books: Led Zeppelin, Free / Bad Co, Simple Minds, Paul Weller, Harry Nilsson, Black Sabbath, Stephen Stills, The Jam, Killing Joke, The Smiths and more: www.thisdayinmusicbooks.com Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166054367740167

ANIMALS AS LEADERS Announce New Album ‘Parrhesia’, Drop Music Video For ‘The Problem Of Other Minds’ Single ANIMALS AS LEADERS Announce New Album ‘Parrhesia’, Drop Music Video For ‘The Problem Of Other Minds’ Single Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5064111586940797

BRUCE DICKINSON Says Some Stuff On New IRON MAIDEN Album Will ‘Absolutely Blow People’s Minds’ BRUCE DICKINSON Says Some Stuff On New IRON MAIDEN Album Will ‘Absolutely Blow People’s Minds’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4797337366951555

13 May 1989, Simple Minds went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Street Fighting Years’, their fourth No.1 album. The album featured ‘Mandela Day’, ‘Belfast Child’ and ‘Biko’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/books/simple-minds-heart-of-the-crowd/ Simple Minds: Heart Of The Crowd | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164953497650167

25 Feb 1989, Simple Minds were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Belfast Child.’ At 6 minutes 39 seconds it became the second-longest running No.1 after The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/simple-minds/ Simple Minds | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164628297345167

Promo video here for the Special edition of our new Simple Minds book – Heart of the Crowd. It’s our first book in a box! Heart Of The Crowd will be released this Saturday 5th December The limited edition box set, shown in this video, will sell out soon. Have you asked Father Christmas to […]

Some great photos here by Ian T Cossar showing pages from our new Simple Minds book – Heart of the Crowd, https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164212725425167


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