Tickets to see Simple Minds at the Arena di Verona 2022 Simple Minds is a Scottish rock band founded in Glasgow in 1977. They released many hit singles and became
Tickets to see Simple Minds at the Arena di Verona 2022
Simple Minds is a Scottish rock band founded in Glasgow in 1977. They released many hit singles and became well-known internationally as ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ (1985), and the album topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. United States. Other commercially successful singles include ‘Sparkling Award’ (1982), ‘Someone Somewhere in Summer’ (1982), ‘The Seashore’ (1983) and ‘Live and Kick People’ (1985), and the UK’s number one single ‘Belfast Children’ (1989).
Simple Minds has won six No. 1 albums on the British album chart, ‘Spark in the Rain’ (1984), ‘Once Upon a Time’ (1985), ‘City of Light’ (1987), ‘Street Fighting Year’ (1989) ) And ‘Sparkling’ won the 81/92 award in 1992, and has sold more than 60 million albums. They were the most commercially successful bands in Scotland in the 1980s. In the United States, Australia, Germany, Spain, Italy and New Zealand, ‘Simple Mind’ has also achieved considerable chart success. Although the personnel made various changes, they continued to record and tour.
In 2014, Simple Minds won the Q Inspiration Award for its contribution to the music industry, and in 2016 it won the Ivor Novello Award for the outstanding song collection of the British Songwriter, Composer and Author Academy. Other notable awards include the 1985 MTV Video Music Best Director Award and the MTV Video Music Best Art Director Award nominations, respectively, ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ in 1985, 1986 In 1987, he won the British Award for British Bands, and in 1987 he won the most popular pop/rock band/duo/band award in American music. ‘Son of Belfast’ was nominated for Song of the Year in the 1990 Brit Awards.
The core of Simple Minds consists of the remaining two original members: Jim Kerr (vocal) and Charlie Burchill (electric and acoustic guitars, occasional keyboards, saxophones and violin since 1990). Other current band members include Ged Grimes (bass guitar), Cherisse Osei (drums), Sarah Brown (support vocals), Gordy Goudie (other guitars and keyboards). Famous former members include Mick MacNeil (keyboard), Derek Forbes (bass), Brian McGee and Mel Gaynor (drums).
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