Album: Sparkle in the Rain
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Hey, did you know that Simple Minds released four albums (really five, because one of them was a double consisting of two completely different records) between 1979 and 1981? As you all know, that’s a level of prolificness that I always very much enjoy, but I always forget that was the case, because 1) they weren’t released in the U.S., and 2) when they finally did release a studio album in both the U.S. & the U.K., it 1982’s New Gold Dreams (81-82-83-84), and I couldn’t stand it. Especially “Promised You A Miracle,” which was a pretty big song at KFSR when we went on the air that autumn.