Simple Minds have announced a huge UK tour for 2024. Discover the dates, locations, and how to secure the best seats in the house for this iconic Scottish rock band's unforgettable live performances.

After the astounding success of their '40 Years of Hits Tour' in 2022, Simple Minds, have thrilled fans by announcing the highly anticipated UK and Ireland leg of their 'Global Hits Tour'.

With a dedicated following that continues to grow, demand to witness the band's legendary performances and sing along to their chart-topping hits like 'Don't You Forget About Me', 'Belfast Child', and 'Alive and Kicking' has reached new heights. Simple Minds has solidified their status as one of the most beloved bands of their generation, captivating audiences with their energetic shows.

Having sold over 60 million albums worldwide and a string of number-one hits, Simple Minds have left an indelible mark on the music industry. Their latest critically acclaimed album, 'Direct of the Heart', soared to number 4 on the UK album charts, further cementing their position as a force to be reckoned with.

The UK leg of the 'Global Hits Tour' is set to kick off at Leeds first direct arena on 15th March, followed by eight more locations in the UK. The tour will culminate in a homecoming show at Glasgow's The OVO Hydro.

Here's everything you need to know about this unmissable tour, including how to secure the best seats in the house!

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What is Simple Minds biggest hit?

Simple Minds' biggest hit is 'Don't You (Forget About Me)', released in 1985. It gained widespread popularity after being featured in the film 'The Breakfast Club' and reached the top of the charts in multiple countries.

What is Simple Minds biggest selling album?

Simple Minds' biggest-selling album is 'New Gold Dream'. Released in 1982, it achieved critical acclaim and commercial success, establishing Simple Minds as a leading band of their time.

Peaking at number 3 on the UK Albums Chart and spawning hit singles like 'Promised You a Miracle' and 'Glittering Prize', 'New Gold Dream' cemented the band's artistic growth.

When did Simple Minds last tour the UK?

Simple Minds last toured the UK in 2022 with their '40 Years of Hits' tour, which celebrated their four decades in the music industry. As part of this tour, they performed in Glasgow and Manchester. The band delighted fans by delivering their iconic hits and showcasing their musical evolution over the years.

When are Simple Minds touring the UK in 2024?

  • first direct arena, Leeds, Friday 15th March
  • AO Arena, Manchester, Saturday 16th March
  • 3Arena, Dublin, Monday 18th March
  • SSE Arena, Belfast, Tuesday 19th March
  • O2 Arena, London, Thursday 21st March
  • Utilita Arena, Saturday 23rd March
  • Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, Sunday 24th March
  • International Centre, Bournemouth, Tuesday 26th March
  • Utilita Arena, Cardiff, Wednesday 27th March
  • The OVO Hydro, Glasgow, Friday 29th March
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Who is supporting Simple Minds 2024 tour?

Simple Minds announced that they will be joined by Scottish alternative rock band, Del Amitri, on the European leg of their 'Global Tour 2024'.

What songs do Simple Minds play on tour?

  1. Waterfront
  2. Love Song
  3. The American
  4. Vision Thing
  5. Once Upon a Time
  6. Glittering Prize
  7. Promised You a Miracle
  8. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
  9. All the Things She Said
  10. Belfast Child
  11. Someone Somewhere in Summertime
  12. Don't You (Forget About Me)
  13. Alive and Kicking
  14. Sanctify Yourself

Setlist from Simple Minds concert at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Perth, Australia on 21st February 2024 via

How to secure your seat at Simple Minds UK concert dates in 2024

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