Simple Minds

Simple Minds BIOGRAPHY

Simple Minds

Label(s): A&M Records
Recording Years: 1982-1991

Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)" first appeared in the A&M Film "The Breakfast Club" and later in "Not Another Teen Movie."

The double album In the City of Lights had a retail price of $16.98 for the vinyl album and the CD went for $22.99 to $27.99 when it was released in 1987.

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PLAYERS IN THE BAND
Charles Burchill
   Born: Nov 27, 1959
   Member Years: 1984-1989
   Instrument(s): guitars
Derek Forbes
   Born: Jun 22, 1956
   Member Years: 1984
   Instrument(s): bass, vocals
Jim Kerr
   Born: Jul 09, 1959
   Member Years: 1984-1989
   Instrument(s): vocals
John Giblin
   Member Years: 1985-1989
   Instrument(s): bass
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Lisa Germano
   Member Years: 1989
   Instrument(s): violin
Manu Katche
   Member Years: 1989
   Instrument(s): drums
Mel Gaynor
   Born: May 29, 1959
   Member Years: 1984-1985
   Instrument(s): drums, vocals
Michael MacNeil
   Born: Jul 20, 1958
   Member Years: 1984-1989
   Instrument(s): keyboards
Stephen Lipson
   Member Years: 1989
   Instrument(s): bass


Simple Minds PHOTOS

Simple Minds DISCOGRAPHY

FORMAT KEY LEGEND

FORMAT KEY
  1 = long playing vinyl album
  2 = compact disc
  3 = VHS video tape
  4 = cassette tape
  5 = Digital Compact Cassette
  7 = 7-inch vinyl single
  8 = 8-track tape
  9 = Longbox cassette
  0 = open reel tape
12 = 12-inch single
PS = picture sleeve
TS = cassette single
MT = mastertone/ringback

Simple Minds U.S. Album Discography

TITLELABELSTOCK NO.RELEASED
Glittering Prize--Best ofA&M Records31454 00521992
In the City of LightA&M Records75021 68501990
In the City of LightA&M RecordsSP 68501987
Let There Be LoveA&M Records75021 75321991
Mandela DayA&M RecordsSP 178821989
New Gold DreamA&M Records75021 49281990
New Gold DreamA&M RecordsSP 49281982
Once Upon a TimeA&M Records75021 50921990
Once Upon a TimeA&M RecordsSP 50921985
Real LifeA&M Records75021 53521991
Sparkle in the RainA&M Records75021 49811990
Sparkle in the RainA&M RecordsSP 49811984
Street Fighting YearsA&M Records75021 39271990
Street Fighting YearsA&M RecordsSP 39271989
Take a Step BackA&M RecordsSP 178241989
This Is Your LandA&M RecordsSP 177791989

Simple Minds U.S. Singles and E.P. Discography

TITLE:LABEL:STOCK NO.:RELEASED:
Alive & Kicking/Up on the CatwalkA&M Records27831985
Alive & Kicking/Up on the CatwalkA&M RecordsSP 121551985
Alive and KickingA&M RecordsSP 173551985
All the Things She SaidA&M RecordsSP 173341985
All the Things She SaidA&M RecordsSP 173711985
All the Things She Said/Don't You (Forget About Me)A&M Records28281985
All the Things She Said/Don't You (Forget About Me)A&M RecordsSP 121771985
Don't You (Forget About Me)A&M RecordsSP 173041985
Don't You (Forget About Me)A&M RecordsSP 173081985
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Alive and KickingA&M RecordsAM 86620000
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Brass Band I AfricaA&M RecordsSP 121251985
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Brass Band in Africa (a)A&M Records27031985
Forget About Me (Don't You)/Alive and KickingA&M Records75021 86621996
Once Upon a TimeA&M RecordsSP 173901985
Promised You a MiracleA&M RecordsSP 172231982
Promised You a Miracle/AmericanA&M RecordsSP 120571982
Promised You a Miracle/American (the)A&M Records25231982
Promised You a Miracle/Book of Brilliant ThingsA&M Records29541987
Sanctify YourselfA&M Records28101985
Sanctify YourselfA&M RecordsSP 121721985
Sanctify YourselfA&M RecordsSP 173631985
Simple Minds LiveA&M RecordsSP 122441987
Simple Minds LiveA&M RecordsSP 174801987
Someone Somewhere in SummertimeA&M Records25561982
Speed Your Love to Me/Bass LineA&M Records26291984
Speed Your Love to Me/WaterfrontA&M RecordsSP 172771984
This Is Your Land/Saturday GirlA&M RecordsAM 14131989
This Is Your Land/Saturday Girl/Year of the DragonA&M RecordsSP 177281989
Waterfront/Hunter and the HuntedA&M RecordsSP 120861983
Waterfront/Up on a CatwalkA&M RecordsSP 172671984

Simple Minds U.S. Song List

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Alive & Kicking/Up on the Catwalk19852783
Alive and Kicking
Up On the Catwalk

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Alive & Kicking/Up on the Catwalk1985SP 12155
Alive and Kicking
Up on the Catwalk (Live Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Alive and Kicking1985SP 17355
Alive and Kicking
Alive and Kicking (Single Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
All the Things She Said1985SP 17334
All the Things She Said

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
All the Things She Said1985SP 17371
All the Things She Said
All the Things She Said

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
All the Things She Said/Don't You (Forget About Me)1985SP 12177
All the Things She Said (Extended Version)
Don't You (Forget About Me) (Live)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
All the Things She Said/Don't You (Forget About Me)19852828
All the Things She Said
Don't You (Forget About Me)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Don't You (Forget About Me)1985SP 17304
Don't You (Forget About Me) (Single Version)
Don't You (Forget About Me) (Album Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Don't You (Forget About Me)1985SP 17308
Don't You (Forget About Me)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Alive and Kicking0AM 8662
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Alive and Kicking

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Bass Line/American075021 2375
Forget About Me (Don't You) (Live)
Bass Line
American (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Brass Band I Africa1985SP 12125
Don't You (Forget About Me) (Long Version)
Brass Band In African Chimes (a)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Brass Band in Africa (a)19852703
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Brass Band In Africa (a)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Forget About Me (Don't You)/Alive and Kicking199675021 8662
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Alive and Kicking

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Glittering Prize--Best of199231454 0052
Alive and Kicking
See the Lights
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Promised You a Miracle
Sanctify Yourself
Belfast Child
Stand by Love
Up on the Catwalk
Let There Be Love
All the Things She Said
Someone Somewhere in Summertime
Waterfront

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
In the City of Light199075021 6850
Ghostdancing
Big Sleep
Waterfront
Promised You a Miracle
Someone Somewhere In Summertime
Oh Jungleland
Alive and Kicking
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Once Upon A Time
Book Of Brilliant Things
East At Easter
Sanctify Yourself
Love Song
New Gold Dream

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
In the City of Light1987SP 6850
Ghostdancing
Big Sleep
Waterfront
Promised You a Miracle
Someone Somewhere In Summertime
Oh Jungleland
Alive and Kicking
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Once Upon A Time
Book Of Brilliant Things
East At Easter
Sanctify Yourself
Love Song
New Gold Dream

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Let There Be Love199175021 7532
Let There Be Love

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Mandela Day1989SP 17882
Mandela Day (Edit)
Mandela Day (LP Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
New Gold Dream199075021 4928
Someone Somewhere In Summertime
Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel
Promised You a Miracle
Big Sleep
Somebody Up There Likes You
New Gold Dream
Glittering Prize
Hunter and the Hunted
King Is White and In the Crowd

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
New Gold Dream1982SP 4928
Someone Somewhere In Summertime
Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel
Promised You a Miracle
Big Sleep
Somebody Up There Likes You
New Gold Dream
Glittering Prize
Hunter and the Hunted
King Is White and In the Crowd

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)2016602547 665935
Someone Somewhere (In Summeritme)
Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel
Promised You a Miracle
Big Sleep
Somebody Up There Likes You
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
Glittering Prize
Hunter and the Hunted
King Is White and In the Crowd
Promised You a Miracle
Seeing Out the Angel
Promised You a Miracle
Promised You a Miracle
Promised You a Miracle
Glittering Prize
Glittering Prize (Theme)
Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
King Is White and In the Crowd
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
In Every Heaven
Promised You a Miracle
Theme For Great Cties
Glittering Prize
Glittering Prize
Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)
King Is White and In the Crowd
Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)
Glittering Prize
Hunter and the Hunted

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)2016602547 665904
Someone Somewhere (In Summeritme)
Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel
Promised You a Miracle
Big Sleep
Somebody Up There Likes You
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
Glittering Prize
Hunter and the Hunted
King Is White and In the Crowd
Promised You a Miracle
Seeing Out the Angel
Promised You a Miracle
Promised You a Miracle
Promised You a Miracle
Glittering Prize
Glittering Prize (Theme)
Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
King Is White and In the Crowd
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
In Every Heaven

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)2016602547 665881
Someone Somewhere (In Summeritme)
Colours Fly and Catherine Wheel
Promised You a Miracle
Big Sleep
Somebody Up There Likes You
New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)
Glittering Prize
Hunter and the Hunted
King Is White and In the Crowd

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Once Upon a Time1985SP 5092
Once Upon A Time
All the Things She Said
Ghost Dancing
Alive and Kicking
Oh Jungleland
I Wish You Were Here
Sanctify Yourself
Come a Long Way

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Once Upon a Time1985SP 17390
Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Once Upon a Time199075021 5092
Once Upon A Time
All the Things She Said
Ghost Dancing
Alive and Kicking
Oh Jungleland
I Wish You Were Here
Sanctify Yourself
Come a Long Way

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Promised You a Miracle1982SP 17223
Promised You a Miracle (Album Version)
Promised You a Miracle (Special Extended Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Promised You a Miracle/American1982SP 12057
Promised You a Miracle (Remix Version)
Promised You a Miracle (Dub Version)
American (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Promised You a Miracle/American (the)19822523
Promised You a Miracle
American (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Promised You a Miracle/Book of Brilliant Things19872954
Promised You a Miracle
Book Of Brilliant Things

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Real Life199175021 5352
Real Life
See the Lights
Let There Be Love
Woman
Stand By Love
Let the Children Speak
African Skies
Ghostriders
Banging On the Door (Pt. 1)
Banging On the Door (Pt. 2)
Travelling Man
Rivers Of Ice
When Two Worlds Collide

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Sanctify Yourself1985SP 17363
Sanctify Yourself
Sanctify Yourself

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Sanctify Yourself1985SP 12172
Sanctify Yourself (Specially Remixed Version)
Sanctify Yourself (Dub Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Sanctify Yourself19852810
Sanctify Yourself
Sanctify Yourself

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
See the Lights199175021 7546
See the Lights (7" Mix Edit)
See the Lights (7" Mix Edit No Guitar Solo)
See the Lights (7" Mix Full Length)
See the Lights (LP Edit)
See the Lights (Extended Mix)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
See the Lights199175021 1553
See the Lights

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
See the Lights199175021 7540
See the Lights

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Simple Minds1988CC 31006
Forget About Me (Don't You) (Live)
Bass Line
American (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Simple Minds Live1987SP 17480
Promised You a Miracle
Alive and Kicking
Forget About Me (Don't You)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Simple Minds Live1987SP 12244
Promised You a Miracle
Book Of Brilliant Things
Glittering Prize
Celebrate

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Someone Somewhere in Summertime19822556
Someone Somewhere In Summertime

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Sparkle in the Rain1984SP 4981
"C" Moon Cry Like a Baby
Book Of Brilliant Things
East At Easter
Kick Inside Of Me (the)
Up On the Catwalk
Speed Your Love To Me
Street Hassle
Shake Off the Ghosts
White Hot Day
Waterfront

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Sparkle in the Rain199075021 4981
"C" Moon Cry Like a Baby
Book Of Brilliant Things
East At Easter
Kick Inside Of Me (the)
Up On the Catwalk
Speed Your Love To Me
Street Hassle
Shake Off the Ghosts
White Hot Day
Waterfront

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Speed Your Love to Me/Bass Line19842629
Speed Your Love To Me
Bass Line

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Speed Your Love to Me/Waterfront1984SP 17277
Speed Your Love To Me (Radio Edit)
Waterfront (Radio Edit)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Stand By Love199175021 7222
Stand By Love

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Street Fighting Years1989SP 3927
Street Fighting Years
Soul Crying Out
Wall Of Love
This Is Your Land
Take a Step Back
Kick It In
Let It All Come Down
Mandela Day
Belfast Child
Biko

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Street Fighting Years199075021 3927
Street Fighting Years
Soul Crying Out
Wall Of Love
This Is Your Land
Take a Step Back
Kick It In
Let It All Come Down
Mandela Day
Belfast Child
Biko

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Take a Step Back1989SP 17824
Take a Step Back

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
This Is Your Land1989SP 17779
This Is Your Land (Edit)
This Is Your Land (LP Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
This Is Your Land/Saturday Girl1989AM 1413
This Is Your Land
Saturday Girl

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
This Is Your Land/Saturday Girl/Year of the Dragon1989SP 17728
This Is Your Land (Edit)
This Is Your Land (Album Version)
Saturday Girl
Year Of the Dragon

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Waterfront/Hunter and the Hunted1983SP 12086
Hunter and the Hunted
Waterfront

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Waterfront/Up on a Catwalk1984SP 17267
Waterfront (Single Version)
Up On the Catwalk


Simple Minds MUSIC CHARTS

Simple Minds on Record Charts

US ALBUMS
TITLESTOCK NO.CHART NAMEPEAK
In the City of LightSP 6850Billboard Pop96
New Gold DreamSP 4928Billboard Pop69
Once Upon a TimeSP 5092Billboard Pop10
Real Life75021 5352Billboard Pop74
Sparkle in the RainSP 4981Billboard Pop64
Street Fighting YearsSP 3927Billboard Pop70
US SINGLES & EPs
TITLESTOCK NO.CHART NAMEPEAK
Alive & Kicking/Up on the Catwalk2783Billboard Pop3
All the Things She Said/Don't You (Forget About Me)2828Billboard Pop28
Don't You (Forget About Me)/Brass Band in Africa (a)2703Billboard Pop1
2703Billboard AC36
Sanctify Yourself2810Billboard Pop14