Simple Minds-Celebrate:the Greatest Hits-Jim Kerr-part two

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After forming in the Post-Punk late Seventies, then rising to heady international success in the MTV Eighties, there was a real question by 1995 whether Scottish band Simple Minds, lead by Charlie Burchill and Jim Kerr, could remain relevant in a third decade. In the conclusion of my 2013 interview with Kerr, he reveals just how close they came to packing it in, at a time when American Grunge grew so dominant, without a keyboard in sight. Also, Jim Kerr shares their new song “Broken Glass Park” now included on their excellent three disc anthology. Part two of two -Redbeard