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Glittering Prize 1981-1992

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Glittering Prize 1981-1992

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
A&M, Virgin
genre:
Reissues

We gave it a C

Even if you harbor a fondness for ’80s synth-pop, this overview of Simple Minds’ material only underscores how often the band dressed to excess. The songs on Glittering Prize 1981-1992 have alluring beading and brocade, but the music has no gut. And false longing hangs all over Jim Kerr’s grave voice like a cheap rayon suit. C