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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. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Simple Minds- Promised You A Miracle

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In 1982, the Simple Minds released their new album New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84). The first single from the album got the band to the higher regions of the charts in the UK, with a number 13 position. The song is said to be the bridge between the new wave of the first albums and the pop-rock of the later albums. With the beats, it almost seems a dance track… Enjoy

Simple Minds- Promised You A Miracle

Song of the day: Simple Minds- Alive And Kicking

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Oh, how I love the Simple Minds! They were a good band, and they are still active, so still a good band.
Now is most of their music good, so I won’t deny that I’m sort of a fan…
And of course, this album was released in 1985. And what is almost all eighties music? Yes, good music!
The track which I have selected as the song of the day is the fourth song of this album, and one of my favourite songs by the Simple Minds.
It’s Alive And Kicking!