- At short notice, the German subsidiary of Universal asked Simple Minds for an exclusive track in return for
additional profile for the newly released Graffiti Soul on the Amazon German site.
- Luckily the band were holed up in Belgium working on rehearsals for the Summer Tour
following the album's release so could quickly put something together.
- Charlie suggested Children Of The Revolution
as it was a favourite of his. After three takes, the second was selected, and was duly released as an exclusive on Amazon.
- It went down so well that the song was used to open some of the first Summer Tour