- 5 piece Simple Minds tribute band
- Covers whole 30+ year history
- Sounds like New Gold Dream tour
Prices range from £1000 to £1800
Simple Minded are a Simple Minds tribute band based in Scotland, and were formed late 2008. The musicians have a vast experience of playing live and a wealthy knowledge of all things Simple Minds.
The singer is currently performing with "Ex Simple Minds" featuring Derek Forbes and Brian McGee. The keyboard player previously played alongside Simple Minds drummer Mel Gaynor in "Mel Gaynor & Stratus" as well as touring with Thomas Lang. The drummer is a former member of Cantychiels, The Big Dish, Middle of the Road and John Martyn band. The guitarist brings his experience from creating and playing in renowned tribute act Sample Minds.
Simple Minded's aim is to reproduce the sound and energy of Simple Minds New Gold Dream and Sparkle in the Rain tours. As well as this the bands song pool covers the whole Simple Minds catalogue from albums Life in a Day to Graffiti Soul. Expect the hits and many more.
Original Simple Minds members Derek Forbes and Brian Mcgee have been spotted at Simple Minded's gigs and have even joined the band on stage to perform Simple Minds classics Changeling and Chelsea Girl.
"I just listened to Simple Minded on Myspace, and was well impressed. I thought it strange, that all the songs they played were from my era....funny that!!!!"
- Derek Forbes original bass player Simple Minds
"The most authentic Simple Minds tribute band I've seen"
- Brian McGee original drummer Simple Minds
"It turns me on...sounds like 'they' did twenty years ago.... It sounds like you believe what you are singing and playing.....I love it!"
- Bruce Findlay Simple Minds Manager 1978-1990
"Exhilarating celebration of Simple Minds live legacy. Classic songs performed with the passion that this great band deserve"
"Close your eyes and you are stage front listening to the Minds from 84 in my opinion"
"In fact I would go so far as to say this is the best tribute type band of all the SM ones around and I have seen or heard them all."
"Simple Minded ROCKED everyone's socks off!
Really enjoyed the pre- and after shows!! The band were on fire"
"I think the sound is brilliant, it has the passion of the old simple minds, brilliant stuff!!Go on simple minded!"
Where are they based?
The band are based the east side of Scotland, and play all over Scotland. The band will also play across the UK, Ireland and Europe.
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