Best Simple Minds Songs


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1Don't You (Forget About Me)

Don't you... Forget about me.
Now what's better than that? GO BREAKFAST CLUB

Sorry. That's how I learned about this song.

Love the Start "Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey" - mneilan

No way. Shows where the majority of voters live.

Even today it sounds fantastic the pubs come alive when it,s played

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2Belfast Child

This song should be number 2 please vote this one up love it this one got number 1 in uk charts when it was released in the 80s please vote up great singing and bass guitar and drums - mneilan

Love this song it should be number 2 or 3 not 6 or 5 please vote this song up great signing bass guitar and drums

Great song, Don't you forget about me is catchy, Waterfront is a fantastic anthem, Alive and Kicking is probably for me a close second to this one but for me it doesn't get much better than this song, some day we're gonna tear the old town down!

This song should be number 2 or 3 on this list such a classic

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3Alive and Kicking

Love this song it's really good vote this one up

Great song this one should be at number 3 by far really good one

Much as I like Breakfast Club and Don't You Forget About Me, this is an incredible song. Robin Clark's vocals are incredible, and the video for this has some of the prettiest scenery you will ever see. This song represents everything great about 80s music.

I have liked this song since the first time I heard it. The song is on my iPhone and also the video.

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4Sanctify Yourself

Great Tune Vote This Song Up Higher

5Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)

Great Song Not The Best But Its Amazing Worthy Of A Number 3 Or 4 Spot On This List - mneilan

Amazing this song should be number 3 or 4 vote this song up please

Just, simply put a wonderful song. Sounds so unique!

The best song of my youth!

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Great song, played live nothing better.

One of the best openings to an anthem ever

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7Glittering Prize

This is so much better than 10. Bass riff to die for and beautiful complex song. Brings joy to me. Before they sold out they were so much better

Great tune should be in top ten vote this song up please

This song was way ahead of its time. One of the best.

Should be further up the list, great song.

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8All the Things She Said

The video for this song seems really funny and ahead if it time at the point when it was made - mneilan

Really should be much higher. Top 5, in my opinion.

Definitely should be in top 5 classic

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9New Gold Dream

One of my favourite songs of all time and great live

Like any song on New Gold Dream, just great.

Still great live, this one grooves.

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10Ghost Dancing

Love this song great beat vote this one up to number 3 - mneilan

Fantastic song - great sang live!

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The Newcomers

?This Fear of Gods

Way ahead of its time and simply brilliant. Nothing like it really both then and now. Simple minds at their most creative.

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The Contenders

11Promised You a Miracle

Bass, guitar, vocals - the business! Ethereal Young Jimmy and little Charlie. The undoubted best SM track. 1983 live Pinkfest lovve it!

12Let There Be Love
13Once Upon a Time
14Mandela DayV1 Comment
15Hunter and the Hunted

Most innovative and best song by simple minds ever

An earlier song from the "New Gold Dream" album, very catchy and melodic - Jabby4evr

Best song and my all time favourite (of all artists not just SM ) since 1982 - especially the dreamtime mix.

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16Real Life

Killer song from begining to end, does deserve a top ten spot, at least though. This is quintessential simple minds

17Love Song

The first Simple Minds tune I ever heard, Love Song still sounds good today (unlike the rest of their songs)

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This is absolutely great. The lyrics, guitar sound, the voice of jim, the sense are something out of this world..

This is pure epicness, the beggining of a song is great. I just wonder how it didn't come up to top 10 because it totally deserves it. Probably one of my favourite songs from Simple Minds.

Mind blowing guitar parts are the main reason why I vote forthis one.

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19She's a River

Under exposed but powerful. Needs to be considered in top 3

This is by far there best song and should be # 1

20I Wish You Were Here
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Hunter and the Hunted
1. Waterfront
2. Glittering Prize
3. Sanctify Yourself
1. Don't You (Forget About Me)
2. Alive and Kicking
3. Mandela Day

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