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Simple Minds: Street Fighting Years (4CD SDE)

Street Fighting Years (4CD SDE)

Simple Minds

  • CDN $68.99
  • Release Date 06 March 2020
  • In Stock
Product code
7701564CA
Format
Compact Disc
Label
USM
Street Fighting Years, released in May 1989 and produced by Trevor Horn (and Stephen Lipson), wasSimple Minds' eighth studio album. Recorded in Scotland between 1988 and 1989, during a period of personnel changes within the band, Street Fighting Years was a departure from the band's previous sound. While still maintaining the Arena Rock sound the band were known for, they moved away from the Soul influences on the previous records and embraced a new Celtic/Folk sound. The lyrics built on the more political themes which the band had introduced with "Ghost Dancing", covering topics such as the poll taxand the Irish 'Troubles', and political activists including Nelson Mandela and Steven Biko. The album became the band's fourth successive number one album in the UK. It was released on the back of the chart-topping single "Belfast Child", which was released three months earlier and had reached number one in the singles chart. This version released in multiple formats and fully endorsed by the band, has been remastered at Abbey Road studios by Andrew Walters and contains the album as well as a bonus disc of B-sides, edits and 12 remixes, and most of the previously unissued Verona show from 1989. The booklet was designed by long time contributor Stuart Crouch and contains sleeve notes by Daryl Easlea who interviewed the band and producer Trevor Horn extensively for the set. These provide an insight into how the album was recorded and produced, as well as what was going on in the band at the time. This new album comes as a deluxe 4CD box with bonus discs containing remixes and B-sides, plus 2 discs of the band live in Verona. DISC ONE: Street Fighting Years DISC TWO: B-Sides / Remixes DISC THREE: Live in Verona DISC FOUR: Live in Verona Remastered at Abbey Road Notes by Daryl Easlea Housed in a Fairport Convention style box with booklet
Tracks
CD1
1 Street Fighting Years  
2 Soul Crying Out  
3 Wall of Love  
4 This Is Your Land  
5 Take A Step Back  
6 Kick It In  
7 Let it All Come Down  
8 Mandela Day  
9 Belfast Child  
10 Biko  
11 When Spirits Rise  
Tracks
CD2
1 Belfast Child - Edit  
2 Mandela Day - Edit  
3 This Is Your Land - Edit  
4 Saturday Girl - B-Side  
5 Year of The Dragon - B-Side  
6 This Is Your Land - DJ Version  
7 Kick It IN - Edit  
8 Waterfront - '89 Remix  
9 Big Sleep - Live  
10 Kick it In - Unauthorized Mix  
11 Sign O' The Times - Edit  
12 Let It All Come Down - Edit  
13 Sign O' The Times - B Side  
14 Jerusalem B-Side  
15 Sign O' The Times - C.J. Mackintosh Remix  
Tracks
CD3
1 Them for Great Cities '90  
2 When Spirits Rise  
3 Street Fighting Years  
4 Mandela Day  
5 This Is Your Land  
6 Soul Crying Out  
7 Waterfront - '89 Remix  
8 Ghost Dancing  
9 Book of Brilliant Things  
10 Don't You (Forget About Me)  
Tracks
CD4
1 Gaelic Melody  
2 Kick It In  
3 Let It All Come Down  
4 Belfast Child  
5 Sun City  
6 Biko  
7 Sanctify Yourself  
8 East at Easter  
9 Alive and Kicking  

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