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Life In A Day main page Real To Real cacophony main page Empires And Dance main page Sons And Fascination main page Sister Feelings Call main page
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Life In A Day US album Sons And Fascination Canadian album Sister Feelings Call Australian album Sister Feelings Call Canadian album Urban Sampler US mini-album
Theme For Great Cities US album Sons And Fascination Mexican album
Life In A Day
Release Date: April 1979
Highest Chart Position: 30
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Zoom ZULP 1)
MC (Zoom ZUTC 1)
Real To Real Cacophony
Release Date: November 1979
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Zoom Arista SPART 1109)
MC (Zoom Arista TCART 1109)
Empires And Dance
Release Date: September 1980
Highest Chart Position: 41
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Zoom Arista SPART 1140)
MC (Zoom Arista TCART 1140)
Sons And Fascination
Release Date: September 1981
Highest Chart Position: 11
Producer: Steve Hillage
LP (Virgin V 2207)
MC (Virgin TCV 2207)
Limited Edition Twinned Pack (Virgin V 2207 & OVED 2)
Sisters Feelings Call
Release Date: September 1981
Highest Chart Position: 11
Producer: Steve Hillage
MC (Virgin OVED 2)
Celebration
Release Date: February 1982
Highest Chart Position: 45
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Zoom Arista SPART 1183)
MC (Zoom Arista TCART 1183)
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84)
Release Date: September 1982
Highest Chart Position: 3
Producer: Pete Walsh
LP (Virgin V 2230)
MC (Virgin TCV 2230)
Sparkle In The Rain
Release Date: February 1984
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Steve Lillywhite
LP (Virgin V 2300)
MC (Virgin TCV 2300)
CD (Virgin CDV 2300)
Limited Edition White Vinyl LP (Virgin V 2300)
Once Upon A Time
Release Date: October 1985
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
LP (Virgin V 2364)
MC (Virgin TCV 2364)
CD (Virgin CDV 2364)
Limited Edition Picture Vinyl LP (Virgin VP 2364)
Live In The City Of Light
Release Date: May 1987
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Bruce Lampcov
LP (Virgin SMDLX 1)
MC (Virgin SMDCX 1)
CD (Virgin CDSM 1)
Limited Edition LP (Virgin SMDL 1)
Limited Edition MC (Virgin SMDC 1)
Street Fighting Years
Release Date: May 1989
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson
LP (Virgin MINDS 1)
MC (Virgin MINDSC 1)
CD (Virgin MINDSCD 1)
Street Fighting Years Box
Release Date: December 1989
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson
Limited Edition Boxed MC (Virgin SMBXC 1)
Limited Edition Boxed CD (Virgin SMBXD 1)
Real Life
Release Date: April 1991
Highest Chart Position: 2
Producer: Stephen Lipson
LP (Virgin V 2660)
MC (Virgin TCV 2660)
CD (Virgin CDV 2660)
DAT (Virgin DATV 2660)
Glittering Prize 81/92
Release Date: October 1992
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Various
LP (Virgin SMTV 1)
MC (Virgin SMTVC 1)
CD (Virgin SMTVD 1)
DCC (Virgin DCCV 463168)
Good News From The Next World
Release Date: January 1995
Highest Chart Position: 2
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
LP (Virgin V 2760)
MC (Virgin TCV 2760)
CD (Virgin CDV 2760)
House Of Blues
Release Date: -
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Unknown
MC (Virgin)
CD (Virgin)
Neapolis
Release Date: March 1998
Highest Chart Position: 19
Producer: Charlie Burchill and Pete Walsh
MC (Chrysalis 7243 49371248)
CD (Chrysalis 7243 49371224)
Limited Edition eCD (Chrysalis 7243 49371200)
The Early Years 1977-1978
Release Date: March 1998. Withdrawn.
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds and Brian Young, Lex McEwan and Simple Minds
CD (Voiceprint SMVP-101-CD)
Real Live 91
Release Date: May 1998
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Stephen Lipson
CD (Mindmood SMFC01)
Our Secrets Are The Same
Release Date: Proposed: January, April, July, October 2000. Cancelled
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Charlie Burchill and Kevin Hunter
Neon Lights
Release Date: October 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CD (Eagle EAGCD 194)
The Best Of
Release Date: November 2001
Highest Chart Position: 34
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin CDVD 2953)
Cry
Release Date: April 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CD (Eagle EAGCD 196)
Limited Edition CD (Eagle EAGLT 196)
Our Secrets Are The Same
Release Date: June 2003. Cancelled
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Charlie Burchill and Kevin Hunter
CD (Virgin SIMCD 13)
Early Gold
Release Date: June 2003
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin SIMCD 14)
Silver Box
Release Date: October 2004
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
5xCD (Virgin CDBOX 9)
Black And White 050505
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: 37
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary SANCD 390)
The Platinum Collection
Release Date: April 2006. Cancelled.
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin SIMCDX 15)
Simple Minds Live Volume One
Release Date: April 2007
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad
CD (Sunday Express - NN-10344)
Simple Minds Live Volume Two
Release Date: April 2007
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad
CD (Sunday Express - NN-10340)
Gift Pack
Release Date: October 2007
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
Limited Edition 2xCD 1xDVD (Virgin 50999 5 08300 2 2)
2xCD 1xDVD (Virgin 50999 5 08300 2 2)
Graffiti Soul
Release Date: May 25th 2009
Highest Chart Position: 10
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal 2703208)
Deluxe CD (Universal 2703207)
Limited Edition LP (Universal 2707281)
Limited Edition HMV Slip Case (Universal 2703208)

Greatest Hits +
Release Date: May 2011. Postponed
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin SIMCD 15)
Limited Edition 3CD (Virgin SIMCDX 15)
X5
Release Date: February 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
6xCD Box Set (Virgin SMBOX2)
5X5 Live
Release Date: November 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
2xCD Box Set (Virgin SMBOX3)
Celebrate: The Greatest Hits +
Release Date: March 2013
Highest Chart Position: 19
Producer: Various
2xCD (Virgin CDVD 3120)
Limited Edition 3xCD (Virgin CDVDX 3120)
Celebrate: The Collection
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Spectrum SPEC 2196)
Big Music
Release Date: November 2014
Highest Chart Position: 12
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Caroline International SMBM03)
Limited Edition 2xCD,DVD (Caroline International SMBM04)
Limited Edition 2xLP (Caroline International SMBM05)
Celebrate - Live At The SSE Hydro Glasgow
Release Date: April 2015
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
Limited Edition Transparent Vinyl 2xLP (Demon Records DEMREC73)
Celebrate - Live At The SSE Hydro Glasgow
Release Date: July 2015
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
Limited Edition 2xLP (Demon Records DEMREC113)
Live Big Music Tour 2015
Release Date: November 2015
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
Limited Edition 2xCD (- SMBM22)
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) Half-Speed Remaster
Release Date: March 2016
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Peter Walsh
LP (Universal ARHSLP004)
Live Big Music Tour 2015
Release Date: April 2016
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
Limited Edition 2xLP (Demon Records DEMREC159)
Acoustic
Release Date: November 2016
Highest Chart Position: 16
Producer: Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Caroline International SMAC01)
2xLP (Caroline International SMAC02)
Acoustic In Concert
Release Date: June 2016
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD+DVD (Eagle Rock Entertainment EAGDV085)
Next Studio Album #17
Release Date: Late 2017
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer:
TBA (TBA)
Next Studio Album #18
Release Date: ???
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer:
TBA (TBA)




uk promos
Life In A Day Promo
Release Date: April 1979
Highest Chart Position: 30
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Zoom ZULP 1)
Celebration Promo
Release Date: February 1982
Highest Chart Position: 45
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Zoom Arista SPART 1183)
Once Upon A Time Promo Jigsaw
Release Date: September 1985
Live In The City Of Light Promo
Release Date: May 1987
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Bruce Lampcov
Box Set: LP, MC, CD (Virgin)
Street Fighting Years Promos
Release Date: May 1989
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson
Box Set: 3x7" (Virgin SMBOX1)
Box Set: MC (Virgin)
Box Set: CD (Virgin)
Glittering Prize 81/92 Instore Play CD
Release Date: October 1992
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin SMDJ 1)
Extra Tracks
Release Date: September 1994
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
MC (Virgin)
4 Track Sampler
Release Date: November 1994
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
MC (Virgin)
Good News From The Next World Sampler
Release Date: January 1995
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
MC (Virgin SMPRO 1)
Good News From The Next World Instore Play CD
Release Date: January 1995
Highest Chart Position: 2
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
CD (Virgin MINDS 95)
Neapolis Promos
Release Date: March 1998
Highest Chart Position: 19
Producer: Charlie Burchill and Pete Walsh
CD (Chrysalis CDCHRDJ 001)
CD (Chrysalis CDCHRDJS 001)
Box Set: Video, 2xCD (Chrysalis)
Interview
Release Date: March 1998
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: -
CD (Chrysalis CDIN 111)
Neon Lights Promo
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CDR (Eagle)
Neon Lights 5 Track Sampler
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CDR (Eagle)
Neon Lights Album Sampler
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CD (Eagle EAGCD 194P)
Generic Interview
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: -
CDR (Eagle)
The Best Of ... (Sampler)
Release Date: November 2001
Highest Chart Position: 34
Producer: Various
CDR (Virgin CDVD 2953)
Selections From The Best Of
Release Date: November 2001
Highest Chart Position: 34
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin CDVDJ 2953)
The Best Of Simple Minds Promos
Release Date: November 2001
Highest Chart Position: 34
Producer: Various
2xCDR (Virgin)
Cry Promo
Release Date: March 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CDR (Eagle EAGCD 196)
Cry Album Sampler
Release Date: March 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CDR (Eagle)
CD (Eagle EAGCDP 196)
Early Gold Promo
Release Date: June 2003
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CDR (Virgin)
Silver Box Promos
Release Date: September 2004
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)


Black And White Interview
Release Date: July/August 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: -
CDR (Sanctuary)
Black And White 050505 Snippet CD
Release Date: August 2005
Highest Chart Position: 37
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Sanctuary)
Black And White 050505 Sampler
Release Date: August 2005
Highest Chart Position: 37
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Sanctuary SANPX 390)
Black And White 050505
Release Date: August 2005
Highest Chart Position: 37
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Sanctuary SANPR 390)
CD (Sanctuary SANPR 390)
Graffiti Soul Sampler
Release Date: March 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal)
CD (Universal)
Graffiti Soul
Release Date: March 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal SM 1)
CD (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Sampler
Release Date: March 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Bonus Disc
Release Date: March 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal)
X5 Box Set Sampler
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
X5 Life In A Day Promo
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
X5 Real To Real Cacophony Promo
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
X5 Empires And Dance Promo
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
X5 Sons And Fascination Promo
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
X5 Sister Feelings Call Promo
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
X5 New Gold Dream Promo
Release Date: January 2012
Highest Chart Position: 28
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin)
5X5 Live Sampler Promo
Release Date: October 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD (Virgin)
5X5 Live Promo #1-1
Release Date: October 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD (Virgin)
5X5 Live Promo #1-2
Release Date: October 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD (Virgin)
5X5 Live Promo #2-1
Release Date: October 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD (Virgin)
5X5 Live Promo #2-2
Release Date: October 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD (Virgin)
Celebrate: The Greatest Hits +
Release Date: February 2013
Highest Chart Position: 19
Producer: Various 2xCD (Virgin)
Celebrate: The Greatest Hits +
Release Date: February 2013
Highest Chart Position: 19
Producer: Various 3xCD (Virgin)
Big Music 2 Track Sampler
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: 12
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CDR (Caroline International)
Big Music 5 Track Sampler
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: 12
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CDR (Caroline International SMBM01)
Big Music Promo
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: 12
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CDR (Caroline International SMBM02)
Big Music Promo
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: 12
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
2xCD, 1xDVD (Caroline International)
The Music Of Simple Minds
Release Date: 2016
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
Promo 2xCD (BMG 2016)
Acoustic
Release Date: October 2016
Highest Chart Position: 16
Producer: Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Caroline International)
Acoustic: Extra Tracks
Release Date: October 2016
Highest Chart Position: 16
Producer: Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Caroline International SMAC02)
Acoustic In Concert Promo CD
Release Date: May 2017
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
CD (Eagle Rock Entertainment)




overseas albums

This list is not exhaustive, nor is it complete. However, these are the non-UK releases which all collectors should track down as they're either exclusive releases to a certain territory or feature unique track listings or cover art.

Life In A Day US version
Release Date: April 1979
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
LP (PVC Records PVC 7910)
Sons And Fascination Canadian Version
Release Date: September 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Hillage
LP (Virgin VL 2224)
Sisters Feelings Call Australian Numbered Limited Edition
Release Date: September 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Hillage
LP (Virgin OVED 2)
Sisters Feelings Call Canadian version
Release Date: September 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Hillage
LP (Virgin VEP 311)
Themes For Great Cities
Release Date: November 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producers: Various
LP (Stiff TEES 102)
Themes For Great Cities
Release Date: November 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producers: Various
MC (Stiff CTEES 102)
Sons And Fascination Mexican
Release Date: 1982
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Hillage
LP (Virgin LA-483)
MC (Virgin CS-483)
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) US Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl
Release Date: September 1982
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Pete Walsh
LP (A&M SP 6-4928)
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) Canadian Yellow Vinyl
Release Date: September 1982
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Pete Walsh
LP (Virgin VL 2247)
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) Canadian Red Vinyl
Release Date: September 1982
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Pete Walsh
LP (Virgin VL 2247)
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) Yugoslavian
Release Date: May 1983
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Pete Walsh
LP (Virgin LSVIRG 11016)
Sparkle In The Rain Canadian
Release Date: February 1984
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Lillywhite
Limited Edition Clear Vinyl LP (Virgin VL 2274)
Once Upon A Time US
Release Date: October 1985
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
LP (A&M SP-5092)
Alive And Kicking (84,85,86) Japanese / Australian
Release Date: 1986
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
Limited Edition LP (Virgin 20VB-112)
Limited Edition MC (Virgin 20VC-112)
Limited Edition LP (Virgin SMVOZ01)
Limited Edition LP (Virgin SMVOZ01)
Limited Edition MC (Virgin SMVOZC01)
Limited Edition LP (Virgin SMNZ1)
Limited Edition CD (Virgin SMVOZCD01)
Simplemente Peruvian
Release Date: 1986
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
LP (Virgin 02.44.720197)
MC (Virgin 08.44.720197)
Real Life Limited Collectors' Edition Australian
Release Date: September 1991
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Stephen Lipson
Limited Edition MC (Virgin VOZC2052B)
Limited Edition CD (Virgin VOZCD2052B)
Glittering Prize 81/92 French
Release Date: October 1992
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin 864862)
Glittering Prize 81/92 French
Release Date: October 1992
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin 864860)
Glittering Prize 81/92 Australian
Release Date: October 1992
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
MC (Virgin TC-SMTVC 1)
Good News From The Next World US
Release Date: February 1995
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
MC (Virgin 7243 8 39922 4 9)
Real To Real Cacophony
Release Date: 1996
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
CD (Disky VI 874782)
Real Life
Release Date: 1997
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Stephen Lipson
CD (Disky VI 882362)
The Promised European
Release Date: September 1997
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin 7243 8 45023 2 4)
Celebration
Release Date: July 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
CD (Disky VI 645802)
Life In A Day
Release Date: July 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
CD (Disky VI 646432)
Simple Minds Limited Edition German CD set
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
Limited Edition 2xCD (Eagle EAGLT 198)
Neon Lights US
Release Date: October 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CD (Red Ink Records WK55944)
Neon Lights Canadian
Release Date: October 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CD (EMI Canada 72435 35962 2 4)
Neon Lights Indonesian MC
Release Date: October 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CD (Eagle EAGMC 194)
Cry US
Release Date: April 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CD (Red Ink Records WK59156)
Cry Indonesian MC
Release Date: April 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CD (Eagle EAGMC 196)
The Best Of Night Of The Proms Special Remastered Edition European
Release Date: October 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin 5438892)
Live And Rare Italian CD
Release Date: December 2003
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
Limited Edition CD (Vodafone VODRM004)
Black And White 050505 Japanese CD
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary BMG BVCM-41045 (SANCD 390))
Black And White 050505 Russian CD
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary East Records TCD 0805061)
Black And White 050505 Eastern European CD
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary -)
Black And White 050505 Argentinian CD
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sony BMG Argentina SANCD 390)
Graffiti Soul European CD
Release Date: May 25th 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal 2706016)
Graffiti Soul German "Pure" Limited Edition CD
Release Date: May 25th 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal 2715989)
Graffiti Soul Russian CD
Release Date: May 25th 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal 460502670202)
Graffiti Soul Polish CD
Release Date: May 25th 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal 2706018)
Graffiti Soul Malaysian CD
Release Date: May 25th 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Universal 2706018)
Celebrate: The Greatest Hits + US CD
Release Date: April 2013
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various CD (Virgin 50999 958708 2 3)
Celebrate: The Greatest Hits + Canadian CD
Release Date: April 2013
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various CD (Virgin 587082)
Icon US CD
Release Date: May 2013
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various CD (Virgin B0018388-O2T)




overseas promo albums

Again, this list is not exhaustive nor is it complete. However, these promos are highly sought after by collectors and represent more than just a different catalogue number or a gold promotional stamp.

Life In A Day US promo LP
Release Date: April 1979
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
LP (PVC Records PVC 7910)
Urban Sampler
Release Date: November 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producers: Various
LP (Stiff SM 1)
Themes For Great Cities
Release Date: November 1981
Highest Chart Position: -
Producers: Various
LP (Stiff TEES 102)
Sparkle Through The Years Canadian Promo
Release Date: January 1984
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
LP (Virgin VDJ 01)
MC (Virgin VDJ 401)
Once Upon A Time US Promo LP
Release Date: October 1985
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
LP (A&M SP-5092)
Once Upon A Time Canadian Promo LP
Release Date: October 1985
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producer: Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
LP (Virgin VL 2342)
All The Things... A Choice Selection 1979-1986 Canadian Promo
Release Date: May 1986
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
MC (Virgin SMALL 1)
Life In A Day LP US Promo
Release Date: 1987
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: John Leckie
LP (Virgin Records America 7 90858-1)
Songs From The New Album Street Fighting Years Australian Promo
Release Date: May 1989
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson
MC (Virgin MINDSC1A)
Street Fighting Years US Promo
Release Date: May 1989
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Trevor Horn and Stephen Lipson
MC (A&M CS 3927)
Real Life US Promo
Release Date: April 1991
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Stephen Lipson
3xCD (A&M)
Real Life Australian Promo
Release Date: April 1991
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Stephen Lipson
MC (Virgin TCV 2660A)
Glittering Prize 81/92 US Promo
Release Date: October 1992
Highest Chart Position: 1
Producers: Various
MC (A&M 31454 0052 4)
Good News From The Next World US Promo
Release Date: January 1995
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Keith Forsey and Simple Minds
MC (Virgin)
81-95 DJ Copy Japanese Promo
Release Date: 1995
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin PCD 0557)
Neapolis Japanese Promo CD
Release Date: February 1998
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Charlie Burchill and Pete Walsh
CD (Chrysalis)
Neon Lights German Promo
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CDR (Eagle)
Neon Lights Original Artists German Promo
Release Date: September 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CDR (Eagle)
Neon Lights US Advance
Release Date: October 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Simple Minds, Gordon Goudie and Phunk Investigation
CD (Red Ink WK55944 ADV)
The Best Of Spanish Promo
Release Date: November 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Virgin SIMPLE 1)
The Best Of US Promo
Release Date: November 2001
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
2xCD (Virgin 72348 11257 2 4)
Cry US Promo
Release Date: March 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CD (Eagle)
Cry Saturn German Promo
Release Date: March 2002
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jim Kerr and Gordon Goudie, Charlie Burchill and Planet Funk
CD (EAGLE 5034504119628)
Silver Box Promo Sampler Mexican
Release Date: September 2004
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CDR (Virgin CDBOX 9)


Black And White 050505 Withdrawn US Promo
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary SANSP-84769-2)
Black And White 050505 US Promo
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary)
Black And White 050505 US Promo
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary)
Black And White 050505 Japanese Promo
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary BMG BVCM-41045 (SANCD 390))
CD (Sanctuary BMG BVCM-41045 (SANCD 390))
Black And White 050505 Argentinian Promo
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Song BMG -)
Black And White 050505 Thailand Promo
Release Date: September 2005
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Sanctuary SANCD 390)
Early Gold US Promo
Release Date: September 2006
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CDR (Caroline Records)
Early Gold US Promo
Release Date: September 2006
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various
CD (Caroline Records CAR 83717)
Graffiti Soul French Promo
Release Date: April 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Australian Promo
Release Date: April 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Canadian Promo
Release Date: April 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Danish Promo
Release Date: April 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Brazilian Promo
Release Date: April 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul German Promo
Release Date: April 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CDR (Universal)
Graffiti Soul Hungarian Promo
Release Date: June 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Box Set: 8 x CD (Universal 2703208)
Graffiti Soul US Promo
Release Date: September 2009
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Jez Coad and Simple Minds
CD (Decca)
5X5 Live Irish Promo
Release Date: October 2012
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Olivier Gerard
2xCD (Virgin)
Celebrate: The Greatest Hits + Australian Promo
Release Date: February 2013
Highest Chart Position: 19
Producer: Various
2xCD (Virgin)
Icon US Promo
Release Date: April 2013
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Various CD (Virgin)
Big Music French Promo
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Jive Epic Sony Music)
Big Music French Promo
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: 12
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
2xCD, 1xDVD (Jive Epic Song Music)
Big Music Hungarian Promo
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Sony Music Hungary)
Big Music German Promo
Release Date: September 2014
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Steve Osborne, Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Embassy Of Music)
Acoustic International Promo
Release Date: October 2016
Highest Chart Position: -
Producer: Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg and Simple Minds
CD (Caroline International SMAC03)