- "We're recording new songs as part of a new - but more alternative - greatest hits album. We get a lot of kids
coming to our gigs. They don't know where to start if they're just getting into our music." - Jim
- "We'll be putting a new compilation together which will include some tracks from early in our career. We unearthed
songs which didn't make it on to albums like Empires And Dance or
Sparkle In The Rain." - Jim
- In September 2010, a new line-up of Simple Minds (with bassist Ged Grimes)
used a gap in the touring schedule to record several new tracks for an extensive new compilation album, and the forthcoming
new Simple Minds album, at the Sphere Recording Studios in London.
- The new songs were produced by Andy Wright and engineered and mixed by
- Four songs were recorded and mixed including an eight minute long version of
In Every Heaven (originally recorded and shelved for
New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84)),
Broken Glass Park (originally a Lostboy! AKA song),
Stage Fright and
On The Rooftop.
- It's expected that In Every Heaven and
Broken Glass Park will appear on the compilation which will be
released in 2011.