Chart Position: 3

  • Lead vocals: Jim Kerr
  • Backing vocals: Robin Clark
  • Written by Charlie Burchill, Jim Kerr and Mike McNeil
  • Produced by Bob Clearmountain and Jimmy Iovine
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Simple Minds took their name from a line in the David Bowie song ‘Jean Genie’ (1973)
  • Kerr was once married to Pretenders’ lead singer Chrissie Hynde
  • Later recorded by Jimmy Augen (1993)

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