Anniversary Albums – SIMPLE MINDS – ‘New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) Released 35 Years Ago…

.Going back in sonic history…


Album: NEW GOLD DREAM (81-82-83-84) – their fifth LP

Released: 13 September 1982 – 35 years ago

All Music wrote: “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. With this performance
it was only a matter of time for Simple Minds to expound upon such musical creativity
which made them a household favorite…”
Score: 9/10

Turn Up The Volume! says: this is, to my ears, their best ever longplayer – new 80s romanticism at its very best. Poppy, gloomy and nostalgic…

Three Top Tracks: Promised You A Miracle / Someone  Somewhere
(In Summertime)
  / King Is White And In The Crowd

* PROMISED YOU A MIRACLEthe hit single…

* SOMEONE SOMEWHERE (IN SUMMERTIME) romantic pop splendor…

* KING IS WHITE AND IN THE CROWDmysterious, compelling and magnetic groove…

Full album (#1 – #9)…

SIMPLE MINDS: Website – Facebook – Discography

35 years ago…

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