Jim and Charlie found themselves
booked into a studio with the seminal Sly Silver Sly next door. The band featured
Mark on drums and
Eddie Duffy on bass. The band were working with
Kevin Hunter, a songwriter from the USA, who'd been asked to work on the
sessions by Sly's management, Martin Hanlin and
It made sense for everyone to work together. Not necessarily as Simple Minds but as something
But in the end, it did turn out to be Simple Minds, as the new album started to take shape.
August 1998 - April 1999
Simple Minds agreed to play a benefit gig in Glasgow. So they needed a live band again.