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Original Memphis Recordings

“In 1993 Primal Scream went to Memphis. They made an album with legendary producer Tom Dowd and the Muscle Shoals rhythm section. That album never saw the light of day until now…,” reads the copy overlaid footage of a performing Scream Team. A touch dramatic maybe but bursting with energy, especially for those partial to the … Continue reading

Once Upon A Time in America

33 years ago Simple Minds were riding the success of ubiquitous hit “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” a song they were reluctant to record never mind release, and then with such emphatic results in tow. But why leave such a hit off your next LP? Despite opening up the US to Simple Minds, the band … Continue reading

Making sense of the future with the past

With rehabilitation comes the spectre of failure. After three increasingly well received LPs of original work, Simple Minds removed themselves from the job in hand to undertake, at first the strange and quite dangerous step of, recording past hits in an acoustic style, yet it gave the band space to rework many songs. It’s as … Continue reading