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Simple Minds: Still Going for Gold

Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 23 May 2008

IT IS 30 YEARS since Glaswegian teenagers Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill formed Simple Minds. In the years since, they have scaled the heights of international success with classic albums such as New Gold Dream and anthems like 'Belfast Child', 'Don't You Forget About Me' and 'Promised You A Miracle'.

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