Simple Minds – New Gold Dream – Live From Paisley Abbey
December 2 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Release Date: July 21, 2023
Label: BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd
Simple Minds is a renowned Scottish band that has taken music lovers on a captivating journey. With a commitment to delivering top-notch performances, the band’s live album, “New Gold Dream – Live from Paisley Abbey,” should be on every music lover’s playlist. The project, recorded in Scotland’s picturesque Paisley Abbey, showcases the band’s supreme musical prowess, making it a must-have for fans old and new. The album features tracks off the band’s fifth studio album released in 1982, which marked a significant turning point for the band. “New Gold Dream” transformed them from a revered cult status to the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s, gaining critical and commercial success in the UK and Europe. This album showcases some of the band’s biggest hits such as “Promised You a Miracle”, “Glittering Prize”, and “Someone Somewhere in Summertime,” and it gives the listener a chance to experience the electrifying and dynamic performances the band is renowned for. Jim Kerr’s powerful vocals and the band’s tight, energetic performances make this album a true masterpiece.
Recorded in a truly unique and intimate setting, Simple Minds treated their fans to an unforgettable experience during a one-of-a-kind live performance in the historic Paisley Abbey in Scotland. An audience was treated to a memorable evening as the iconic band performed their critically-acclaimed and innovative 1982 album, New Gold Dream, as part of Sky Arts’ ‘Greatest Albums Live’ series. The Abbey’s 12th-century architecture provided the perfect backdrop for this momentous occasion, allowing the band to connect with their fans on an entirely new level. Those who missed out on the experience can now relive it thanks to a special recording of the event, which has been made available in various formats including red & black marble vinyl, CD, and digital, as of October 27th, 2023. Fans around the world will now be able to experience the mesmerizing music, stunning visuals, and electrifying atmosphere that made this event so special.