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Simple Minds: "Maybe we shouldn't have cashed in…"

Graeme Thomson, Guardian, The, 23 February 2012

A COUPLE OF YEARS ago a young, anonymous musician approached Jim Kerr in a Glasgow rehearsal studio and began humorously haranguing him. "He was like, 'You guys lost it, man, having all those hits, playing all those stadiums. I would never do that.' And I said, 'Well, you might not have that dilemma!'" Kerr laughs. "It's nice to have the choice, to try it and see where it goes. But I understand that for a lot of our audience it was too much of a jump." 

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