Already the song was starting to take on the lush sound which Album) be the signature of New Gold Dream 81,82,83, Producer Pete Walsh only needed to tighten up the arrangement and remove some spurious lyrics. Live favourite In Trance As Mission was an obvious choice. And the band remained true to their session-inspired roots and brought in another new song to demo.
Yet this spacious outing of the song was liked as it was eventually released as a B-side on Someone Somewhere In Summertime and for many years remained the only session officially released by the band. The other two songs were eventually released on Silver Box in Their only session recorded with Kenny Hyslop.
Having already visited The Netherlands, Sweden and Germany, the band were now comfortable with the songs. Recorded as a promo TV appearance for the forthcoming French leg of the tour, the band picked choice tracks to represent their back catalogue. A rousing version The American opened the set which was presented in its extended version. Celebrate and Premonition confirmed the strong propulsive, almost mechanistic, characteristics of their earlier albums whilst Promised You A Miracle which had still to be released suggested the warm textures and complexity which would underline New Gold Dream 81,82,83, This "session" again calls into question the concept of the session.
Is it a session or rather a recording of Simple Minds live? Either way, it remains unreleased. The date of the session is also unknown. But it's more likely to be February as Kenny Hyslop is still drumming. The performance was also filmed and various bad multi-generation VHS clones have made their way onto the Internet.
Despite being a high-profile Peel session and their last for the legendary DJthe recording Album) through the gaps and it escaped being documented by various lists and chronologies. The recording dates eventually attributed to this session were also incorrect, being given as the 15th February. This was clearly incorrect as days after Jensen session, the band were supposed to have recorded a second session, swapped drummers, recorded Promised You A Miracleand disappeared to Europe on tour.
The BBC have lost the master tape. A copy in the band's archive is dated Maywhich suggests it was promoted by the success of the single. Their second and final John Peel session was a mixture of old and new. Promised You A Miracle had now been formally recorded at The Townhousethe lyrics had reached their final form, and the performance was similar to the album version. Lilting bass, well chosen chords — and then that wonderful floating melody above. This one is guaranteed to make any moment tranquil, and perfectly reflective.
Michael Nyman uses the most beautiful chords and swirling semi-quavers in his theme for film, The Piano. A mute Scottish pianist, Ada, and her daughter find themselves on a New Zealand beach after Ada is sold into marriage.
The Estonian composer makes no exceptions in his works for the piano, with enough space given between phrases and notes to make for an existential calm like no other. It opens in a soft major key, and then switches to an even softer and slightly dark minor key, which adds an existential element perfect for pondering the true meaning of all this bustle.
Press Release On Announcement. As a group who formed in the punk era and found their mojo through a shared love of Bowie, Kraftwerk and Long Way To Go (Acoustic Sessions) - The Click Five - Modern Minds And Pastimes (CD dance, Simple Minds are not natural acoustic adventurers, but they have done a remarkable job here, adding fresh nuance to brilliant songs without trampling on sacred memories.
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