FlinterFile: Simple Minds- Belfast Child
In 1987, there was a bombing in Enniskillen. A bomb of the IRA exploded during a Remembrance Day Service and killed 11 people. More than 60 people were injured.Two years later, in 1989, the Simple Minds released a song in which they try to relate to the people who lost someone. The words were written by them, the music was a traditional song, She Moved Through The Fair, which Jim Kerr heard a few days after the bombing. It was their only number 1 hit in the UK, and the longest number 1 after Hey Jude. Enjoy
Simple Minds- Belfast Child
Posted on July 9, 2017, in 1980-1989, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged 1989, belfast child, bombing, eighties, enniskillen bombing, FlinterFiles Song Archive, ira, jim kerr, Music, she moved through the fair, simple minds. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.