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Simple Minds - Glittering Prize

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On this date in 1982, Simple Minds released their tenth single, "Glittering Prize". It was backed by "Glittering Prize (theme)". The A side appeared on their sixth album, New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84). The single reached the #16 spot on the U.K. singles chart. Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill had started out together in a punk band called Johnny & The Self Abusers. They disbanded and Simple Minds was formed. The Glasgow, Scotland new wave band continues on.



Wikipedia: Simple Minds

Official Website: simpleminds.com

Video: Simple Minds - Glittering Prize - on Top Of The Pops - 1982 - youtube

Blogload: Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) - bestmp3musicbox.blogspot.com

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