Simple Minds

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video we return to that treasure trove of quality early ’80s concert footage, the West German TV show “Rockpalast,” for this New Gold Dream-era performance by Simple Minds filmed on une 6, 1982. Below, via craig floyd, you can watch the full 90-minute performance by Jim Kerr and Co., which even includes the now-dated practice of trotting out your big hit for a second time in the same set.



Setlist: Simple Minds, Rockpalast, West Germany, 6/6/82

1. “New Gold Dream” (Intro)
2. “Love Song”
3. “Changeling”
4. “Thirty Frames a Second”
5. “Premonition”
6. “Sweat in Bullet”
7. “Promised You a Miracle”
8. “King is White and in The Crowd”
9. “I Travel”
10. “Celebrate”
11. The American”
12. Sons and Fascination”
13. Room”
14. “Promised You a Miracle” (Encore)






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