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One of Scotland's finest imports, Simple Minds deliver a strong synth-reared release on New Gold Dream. This album harks the darker side of the band's musicianship, and such material alludes to their forthcoming pop-stadium sound which hurled them into rock mainstream during the latter part of the '80s. They were still honing their artistic rowdiness, and Kerr's pursuing vocals were still hiding. But Simple Minds' skill of tapping into internal emotion is profound on songs such as "Someone, Somewhere in… read more



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  • Avatar for activewaste
    It's quite amazing to think of how many of these tracks have an amazing bass line, pretty much all of them
  • Avatar for bluescot3
    Still listen to the trax most days driving to work - timeless.
  • Avatar for Stuart_W88
    Their only great album from start to finish
  • Avatar for chamberofhellos
    New Gold Dream at age 30:
  • Avatar for RussellChap
    Glittering pop
  • Avatar for blaztik
    Love this album, every song is a winner, production is superb
  • Avatar for nosferatu66
    My all-time favourite album. Even after all this time, it still shimmers.
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  • Avatar for russthefan
    p&c 1981
  • Avatar for newwavelad
    TOTAL ALBUM 7000/7000

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