Category: SIMPLE MINDS

Stand By Love – Simple Minds

I’ve travelled round the world but they can’t cure my desire The city looks pretty tonight Hold on now let’s go till morning Get up on love and stand by me Stand by love, stand by me I’m a shell shocked lover, under cover that’s my game I’m your long lost brother, little sister what’s […]

Today I Died Again – Simple Minds

Beats a rhythm of life The clothes he wears Date back to the war He talks alot Often to himself She don’t say much Just cuts his hair She can’t remember Before the heat He can’t remember His wife’s christian name Paint me a picture Towers in sand America can fall Today I died again […]

Carnival (Shelter In A Suitcase) – Simple Minds

Lips sealed tight Expose fade away Observer write it all down For Me No soundtrack No fightback Noise annoys Dark Subject All the underworld Making plans for us We are open wide Need someone to stand up Up up Lovers Shelter in their suitcase Waiters Shelter in their suitcase Stangers Shelter in their suitcase Sailor […]

Travelling Man – Simple Minds

This is the land of the brave, sad and the lonely The last ride’s Coming to me I can feel it A new life Screaming out and I can’t miss it Travelling man Travelling man You get away if you can My body’s shaking, my body’s tired Hookers to the left of me, killers on […]

King Is White And In The Crowd – Simple Minds

She puts on the film of him, King is white and in the crowd They are not a melting pot, say no, say no tapestry She puts on the film of him, King is white and in the crowd She takes his hand and she says you’ll stay She’s lost in the crowd King Wire […]

Tears Of A Guy – Simple Minds

A bird that’s lost at sea The words that whisper in the silent film Say ‘tomorrows gone for me’ All night lying with your head in my hands And I search for reasons why But if I can’t get to it – I can’t get through it All that’s gone now – all that’s… The […]

Street Fighting Years – Simple Minds

I turned around and suddenly you where gone Like some bird from paradise, the fire and ice We turned around and suddenly you where gone, gone, gone And now summer burns a hole inside and years are golden once again My thoughts return to you my dear young friend Oh come this way Will you […]

Belfast Child – Simple Minds

Meet me down by the gallow tree For it’s sad news I bring About this old town and all that it’s offering Some say troubles abound Some day soon they’re gonna pull the old town down One day we’ll return here, When the Belfast Child sings again Brothers sisters where are you now As I […]

All For You – Simple Minds

To meet someone I think you know The air was cold Skies were so grey Somebody lay on the ground below All For You All For You All For You Came face to face Felt so uneasy Oh so confused as what’s going on Just could not move Feel so affaid Whisper the words The […]

Soul Crying Out – Simple Minds

Listen to the beat It has a cold wind blowing Up through the street Soul crying out People crying out In through the valleys In through the streets Feel the whole world moving Underneath our feet Something’s going on I said what is going wrong I feel them coming So close behind Sister says, we’re […]

Speed Your Love To Me – Simple Minds

I’d love to hold on Love to see the fires in motion Love to feel a free world turn tonight Run till we come, until we be Speed your love to me Run till we come, until we be Speed your love Run till we come, until we be Speed your love to me She […]

Street Hassle – Simple Minds

The sexy one smiled in dismay She pulled out four twenties ‘Cause she liked round figures Everybody stayed for a day I think I’m on fire and you know I admire you Buy it, why don’t we slip away Although I’m sure you’re certain It’s a rarity me flirting Sha la la la lay, come […]

White Hot Day – Simple Minds

In time, only time, speak for time, in time Time calls, time cries, sweet friend of mine Time could be a place, a spirit and a face Teardrops through time While away below, the whirlwinds will blow A pretty nation speaks in time The beauty of it is, to waken up to Shake the hand […]

Boys From Brazil – Simple Minds

Champagne Desert Shore Celebrate Memorize Associate lips with the poor Eyes of the world on you Boys From Brazil Champagne Desert Shore What can you say About anything lost now What can you say About stolen things too Anything Stolen Something is lost now What can you say And how fast can things move Boys […]

Ghostdancing – Simple Minds

Satellites come crashing down I see them falling out the skies like eagles All mirrored glass and shattered egos But in a corner of the world we’d meet to laugh and drink and plan our sequels ‘Cause in the alleyways and bars downtown They’re singing up from here to there can we go This city […]

New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) – Simple Minds

She is the one in front of me, the siren and the ecstasy New Gold Dream Crashing beats and fantasy, setting sun in front of me New Gold Dream And the world goes hot And the cities take And the beat goes crashing All along the way She is your friend until the ocean breaks […]

Thirty Frames A Second – Simple Minds

Thirty Frames A Second Was a man I recognised Say who you are I lost my job Security Self confidence Bank account Identity The league of youth Coming backward at me Thirty Frames a second Say who you are Go back to father Father where’s my food? You food is on the table That can’t […]

This Is Your Land – Simple Minds

It’s the way it was planned Sky to the sea, something to see Old ancient town, to the old people ground I wanna know, something to go This is your land, laid out in your hand This is your land Wherever I go, way down here I know This is your land Oh churches and […]

Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Simple Minds

Ohhh… Won’t you come see about me? I’ll be alone, dancing you know it baby Tell me your troubles and doubts Giving me everything inside and out and Love’s strange so real in the dark Think of the tender things that we were working on Slow change may pull us apart When the light gets […]