Music: Simple Minds
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The first demo is driven by a chirpy keyboard melody for the versus and chorus with Charlie adding underlying guitar
fills and textures.
Not mentioned in any of the band's biographies, its title appeared on a leaked Simple Minds cassette entitled Roughs.
Mick MacNeil's archive includes three versions of the song, all recorded by Charlie
and Mick and a drum machine. The first simple demo is the longest, clocking in at 6:01, but only the drum and guitar are
included - a shorter edit features the complete demo with Mick. This version is dominated by keyboards with
Charlie adding a distinctive guitar line.
A second demo moves the song onwards. It's still Charlie
and Mick and a drum machine, but is now overflowing with ideas and riffs. It's difficult to associate this demo with
It hasn't been released in any form.