TTBA Album of the Month: Simple Minds – ‘New Gold Dream’

TTBA Album of the Month: Simple Minds – ‘New Gold Dream’

On 29th July 2016, Universal Music released a six-disc box set of what is considered by many to be Simple Minds’ finest album, NEW GOLD DREAM (81-82-83-84). It will be the first time the entire back catalogue of this era has been collected together and therefore fitting that the album set should be TTBA Album of the Month for September 2016.

Turn The Beat Around producer-presenter Ian Arbuckle says: “I am really looking forward to playing tracks from New Gold Dream on Turn The Beat Around.  Fantastic music from a great decade, 1980.  I just hope the listeners to Revival like it as much as I will.”

‘New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)’ is released as a new 5CD / 1 DVD super deluxe box set including a newly re-mastered version of the classic album, plus four discs of B-sides, edits, extended versions and previously unreleased BBC sessions.Simple Minds New Gold Dream.

The DVD contains the famed 2005 ‘5.1 surround sound’ mix of the album, plus promo videos and BBC appearances, not to mention a stunning booklet with new interviews and rare photos. Also available in alternate versions: CD, 2CD set, 180gm LP and Blu-ray.

Turn The Beat Around with Ian Arbuckle, Wednesdays 8.00-10.00pm and Saturdays 5.00-7.00pm and Catch Up anytime for seven days after broadcast.

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