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On November 11, 2016.

On November 11, 2016, “Caroline International” label released “Acoustic”, the seventeenth Simple Minds studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Gorbals Studio” in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by Gavin Goldberg and Andy Wright. The album features  acoustic studio recordings of previously released songs.

Personnel:

  • Jim Kerr – vocals
  • Gordy Goudie – guitar, harmonica, arranger
  • Lewis Chapman – percussion, programming
  • Charlie Burchill – guitar, accordion, arranger, programming
  • Ged Grimes – bass, background vocals
  • Cherisse Osei – percussion
  • KT Tunstall – vocal
  • Sarah Brown – background vocals
  • Gavin Goldberg – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Crouch – art direction, design
  • Ruth Rowland – hand lettering
  • Paul Cox, Paul Khera, Eric Misko, Alan Wild – photography

Track listing:

  1. The American
  2. Promised You a Miracle
  3. Glittering Prize
  4. See the Lights
  5. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
  6. Someone Somewhere in Summertime
  7. Waterfront
  8. Sanctify Yourself
  9. Chelsea Girl
  10. Alive and Kicking
  11. Don’t You (Forget About Me)
  12. Long Black Train

 

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On September 15, 1986.

On September 15, 1986, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Express”, the second Love and Rockets studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Woodbine Street Studios” in Leamington Spa, UK, and was produced by John A. Rivers, Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Ash– guitar, saxophone, vocals, sleeve design
  • David J– bass guitar, vocals, sleeve design
  • Kevin Haskins– drums, synthesizer, sleeve design
  • Allan Baker – choir master
  • Alan Brookes, James Lowry, Robert Willey – choir vocalist
  • John A. Rivers – additional keyboards
  • Mitch Jenkins – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins.

  1. It Could Be Sunshine – lyrics by Daniel Ash
  2. “Kundalini Express – lyrics by David Ash
  3. All in My Mind – David Ash
  4. Life in Laralay – David J
  5. Yin and Yang and the Flower Pot Man – lyrics by Daniel Ash, David J
  6. Love Me – Daniel Ash
  7. All in My Mind (acoustic) – Daniel Ash
  8. An American Dream – Daniel Ash

On April 26, 2005.

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On April 26, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Devils & Dust”, the thirteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 2004, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. “Devils & Dust” was Springsteen’s third acoustic album.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, harmonica, tambourine, percussion
  • Brendan O’Brien– hurdy-gurdy, sarangi, sitar, bass guitar, tambora
  • Steve Jordan– drums
  • Patti Scialfa– backing vocals
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, backing vocals
  • Marty Rifkin – steel guitar
  • Lisa Lowell – backing vocals
  • Chuck Plotkin– piano
  • Danny Federici– keyboards
  • Nashville String Machine– strings
  • Brice Andrus, Susan Welty, Thomas Witte, Donald Strand – horns
  • Mark Pender– trumpet
  • Danny Clinch– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. Devils & Dust
  2. All the Way Home
  3. Reno
  4. Long Time Comin’
  5. Black Cowboys
  6. Maria’s Bed
  7. Silver Palomino
  8. Jesus Was an Only Son
  9. Lean
  10. The Hitter
  11. All I’m Thinkin’ About
  12. Matamoros Banks