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different world [TAORMINA.ME]


composers
Lyrics: Kerr / Coad
Music: Burchill


background
This song appeared on the first track listing for Black And White 050505.

The song's about Jim's home town of Taormina, Sicily: "a picture postcard." This was reinforced by the Internet style Taormina.me postfix added to the song's title at almost the last minute. (It didn't appear until the final promo for the album).

"A relocation to the most southern tip of Europe, the studio version was written and recorded in Sicily. Different World is our escape anthem" - Jim

"Those familiar with our latest album Big Music will know all about Midnight Walking. However it is actually 'morning walkin' up and down these hills - around 6 am usually - that many of the ideas for new songs fall into place. Such was the case over a decade ago with this song, such was the case recently as the creativity continues in Taormina, Sicily. - Jim, 22nd February 2016




lyrics
It's alright.
It's alright.

Let me go high.
Let me go high.

Let me go high,
Into a different world.
Let me go high,
Into a different world.

It's alright, it's OK, to believe in something,
You find the spark inside yourself,
It begins from nothing,
From the man in the cave,
To the soul in the grave,
For the love of God,
Let me go now.

Let me go high,
Into a different world.
Let me go high,
Into a different world.
High,
In a different world.
Let me go high,
Into a different world.

It's alright, it's OK, to believe in something,
But if it falls between ourselves,
Could kill like nothing.
From the man in the cave,
To the soul of the brave,
For the love of God,
Let me go now.

Let me go high,
Into a different world.
Let me go high,
Into a different world.
Let me go high,
Into a different world.
High,
Into a different world.



discography
Snippet (2:05)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain

Black And White Snippet CD
Album Version (4:36)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain

Black And White Promotional Sampler CD Black And White Promotional CD #1 Black And White Promotional CD #2 Black And White US Promotional CD Black And White US Promotional CD Black And White US Promotional CD Black And White Japanese Promotional CD Black And White Japanese Promotional CD Black And White Argentinian Promotional CD Black And White Thailand Promotional CD Black And White 050505 CD Black And White 050505 Japanese CD Black And White 050505 Russian CD Black And White 050505 Eastern European CD Black And White 050505 Argentinian CD Different World [TAORMINA.ME] European Promo CD

DJ Moussa Clarke (6:54)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Moussa Clarke for Ovenready Productions

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely 12"

Matteo Esse & Sant Remix (7:40)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Matteo Esse & Sant Remix

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD

Phunk Investigation Odissey Remix (8:16)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Phunk Investigation

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD

Phunk Investigation Magma Mix (7:44)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Phunk Investigation for Absolutely Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely 12"

The Scumfrog Remix (8:00)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by The Scumfrog for Effin Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely 12"

The Beat Thiefs Remix (6:50)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by The Beat Thiefs

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD

Benny & P. Ursin DJs vs Phunk Investigation Remix (6:47)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Benny & Paulo Ursin for Absolutely Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely Listening Copy CD Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Absolutely 12"

So Phat! Club Mix (8:36)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed and additional production by So Phat! for Peppermint Jam Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] CD Promo Different World [TAORMINA.ME] 12" single

So Phat!s Sonicblast Merged (7:53)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed and additional production by So Phat! for Peppermint Jam Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] CD Promo Different World [TAORMINA.ME] 12" single

Live Version (4:12)
Recorded: Black And White Tour 2006
Mixed By Jez Coad

Simple Minds Live Volume One




downloads
DJ Moussa Clarke (6:54)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Moussa Clarke for Ovenready Productions

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

Matteo Esse & Sant Remix (7:40)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Matteo Esse & Sant Remix

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

Phunk Investigation Odissey Remix (8:16)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Phunk Investigation

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

Phunk Investigation Magma Mix (7:44)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Phunk Investigation for Absolutely Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

The Scumfrog Remix (8:00)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by The Scumfrog for Effin Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

The Beat Thiefs Remix (6:50)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by The Beat Thiefs

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

Benny & P. Ursin DJs vs Phunk Investigation Remix (6:47)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Benny & Paulo Ursin for Absolutely Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

Tali Freaks Remix (6:43)
Produced by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Arranged by Jez Coad and Simple Minds
Programmed by Jez Coad
Engineered by Arjen Mensinga and Michiel Hoogenboesem
Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
Remixed by Tali Freaks for Absolutely Records

Different World [TAORMINA.ME] Download

Live Version (16th Feb 2006) (4:15)
Recorded: Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Recording Engineer: Patrick Demoustier
Mixed By Jez Coad, Charlie Burchill and Andy Gillespie

Black And White Live Bundle #4




live history
Intimate Tour: 2005
Black And White Tour: 2006
30 Years Live European Tour: 2009