Mel Gaynor, of course you will know him as ‘the best drummer in the world’, as Jim Kerr announces him during the worldwide Simple Minds Tours. Besides the memorable rockscenes with Lou Reed, Tina Turner, Peter Gabriel, Brian May,….Mel Gaynor has so much more in store, by focusing on pure music, with his own creative interpretation of jazz. In Autumn 2017, Mel released his second album ‘Got The Message’ with...

KT Tunstall, Scottish singer-songwriter and live-act sensation, has released her fifth studio album. It’s called KIN and is inspired by Tunstall’s new life in California. On April 6, she’s rocking The Alex. Frontview had a companionable chat with her, a few hours before the gig.

I am beginning to think there’s a link between Zermatt & Scotland.

Oh really?

In 2016 Simple Minds performed here. Now you, also scottish,...

On 16 June 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment release “Acoustic In Concert” by Simple Minds on DVD, Blu-ray, DVD + CD and digital formats. This wonderful collection of re-tooled classics follows the release of their acclaimed “Acoustic” album and includes: Alive And Kicking, Don’t You (Forget About Me), Glittering Prize, Waterfront, Promised You A Miracle, Sanctify Yourself, See The Lights and more!

On the eve of the album’s release, in...

“My loyalty towards Simple Minds is known to be considerable, yet even I am jarred by the constant beauty of this music. New Gold Dream robs me of my breath.” - Paul Morley, NME 1982

On 29th July Universal Music will release a six-disc box set of what is considered by many to be Simple Minds’ finest album, NEW GOLD DREAM (81-82-83-84). It will be the first time the entire...

Following their renaissance and rightful reappraisal of recent years, on October 31th, SIMPLE MINDS will release their first album of new material in five years. BIG MUSIC sees the band rekindling the energy and attitude, the mystery and magic, that made them one of the greatest bands on the planet.

BIG MUSIC is Simple Minds’ 16th album. It’s a swaggering collection that reiterates the band’s world-class credentials; a culmination of...

Simple Minds will triumphantly return to Suikerrock on Friday 1 August! After the sold out TW Classic concert this summer the Scottish band, centred around Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill, will spoil its Belgian fans only one more time in 2014!

Last year Simple Minds returned with a new release: ‘Celebrate – The Greatest Hits + Collection’ gives a wonderful musical overview of the 35-year career of one of the...

“Midnight Walking” is the immediately infectious third single of “Big Music”, and very reminiscent of the booming sounds of 1984’s “Sparkle In The Rain”. “Big Music” is Simple Minds’ 16th album, a swaggering collection that reiterates the band’s world-class credentials which hit top 10 in Belgium upon release last November.

Simple Minds will play Belgium in November 2015 (Forest National 13 November & Lotto Arena 15 November)

“Simple Minds are...

‘Let The Day Begin’ is an arena-sized anthem from Simple Minds ’ top 10 album “Big Music” and a fitting tribute to American singer and guitarist Michael Been of The Call who passed away in 2010. The Call toured with Simple Minds in the 1980s and became close friends. ‘Let The Day Begin’ was their signature tune.

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The haunting first single “Honest Town” is taken from the new Simple Minds album “Big Music”. This very touching track was inspired by fond memories of Jim Kerr's mum, who passed away in Glasgow four years ago. Co-written with Iain Cook of Chvrches, it is a dream-like travelogue through Kerr's childhood stomping grounds on Glasgow's South Side. “Big Music” will be released on Friday 31 October.

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