Not always. Not often at all, really. It just brings home to me the years missed.
And…Jim felt like the glue that bonded the fanbase together. We talk with each other THROUGH him, so to speak. I miss that part of the interactivity soo much! That he was the catalyst.
I see little point in SMOG otherwise. It’s just another SM group, and I’m in enough of those already and don’t feel much of a part of things as is.
Sorry…I’m just having a “woe is me” moan/whingefest.
Jim talks extensively about his memories of a recording career spanning 40 years as Simple Minds frontman and lyricist and touches on his working partnership with Charlie Burchill, Live Aid and the Free Mandela concert in the summer of 1988, plus the first Simple Minds concert in Satellite City, Glasgow on January 17th, 1978.
Jim talks to Kat about Simple Minds’ 40 year recording career and next year’s arena tour of the UK, starting on April 14 in Cardiff.
Jim on Clyde 2 Breakfast Show with Ewen Cameron on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019. Jim talks about Simple Minds’ 40 year recording career, and also joins in on a Hydro ticket give-away!
Jim talking with BBC Radio Scotland presenter (and Deacon Blues frontman) Ricky Ross on the Sunday Soundtrack on October 13th.