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Simple Minds Didn't Want To Be Cowards

Simple Minds insisted it would be ''cowardly'' to have cancelled their gig in Manchester on Tuesday (23.05.17).The 'Alive and Kicking' hitmakers took to the stage at the city's Bridgwater Hall less than 24 hours after...

Adele, Simple Minds And Portishead Awarded At Ivor Novello Awards

The 61st Ivor Novello Awards took place yesterday (May 19th 2016) in London and honoured several classic and contemporary artists from Adele to Simple Minds. It's a ceremony to celebrate songwriting and composing, as opposed...

Jim Kerr Feared Brother Was Caught In Paris Attacks

The band first heard of the atrocities unfolding in the French capital last Friday (13Nov15) when they switched on the TV news after a rehearsal for a concert in Brussels, Belgium the next...

Belle & Sebastian Rocker Moved By Wife's Plea To Stage Charity Concert

The Scottish musician has revealed his wife Marisa was concerned about the crisis facing those who have fled to Europe from the war-torn Middle East, and she encouraged him to take action following...

Jim Kerr: 'I Almost Quit Simple Minds'

The Don't You (Forget About Me) singer fronted the group during its 1980s heyday but their fortunes slumped the next decade following their departure from Virgin Records and the loss of several key...

Belle & Sebastian Team With Simple Minds Stars For Refugee Gig

The Boy With The Arab Strap musicians are set to perform at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, Scotland on 2 November (15) and all the profits from the concert will go to Save...

The Wind And The Wave Take On Sia And Steve Nicks In 'Covers One' Ep Release

Texan two-piece The Wind And The Wave re-introduce some of the nation's favorite pop songs with their upcoming EP release, 'Covers One'. The record is set for release in February and will be followed up...

Molly Ringwald Covers The Breakfast Club's 'Don't You (Forget About Me)

Molly Ringwald, of The Breakfast Club fame, has covered the film's main theme song for her new jazz album Except Sometimes. The singer puts a new spin on the catchy track, originally by Simple Minds."When...

Anastacia To Perform At White Nights Festival

Anastacia will be one of the star performers at this year's White Nights of St. Petersburg festival.The 'Left Outside Alone' singer is one of the star acts at the International Music Festival in the Russian...

Patsy Kensit's Support From Exes

Patsy Kensit is getting over her fourth marriage break-up with help from her ex-husbands. The actress split from her DJ husband Jeremy Healy in March after 11 months of marriage but said she doesn't want...

Beyonce Knowles' Singapore Getaway

Beyonce Knowles is set to rent a £5 million Singapore apartment.The 'Crazy in Love' singer will be headlining the city's F1 Rocks concert next month and she and rapper husband Jay-Z want somewhere luxurious to...

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