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This was Simple Minds' second worldwide hit, and it was even more successful in the US than in their native Great Britain, peaking here at #3 on the charts. The song is an affirming that the love between two people will stay alive and prosper, even in bad times. (thanks, Mike - Santa Barbara, CA)
Robin Clark sang backing vocals on this. The American vocalist is the wife of one of David Bowie's favorite guitarists Carlos Alomar, and she has also worked with the Thin White Duke, including on his Young Americans album.
La La Brooks of The Crystals
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."
After many years working on the Bridge School, Pegi is establishing her career as a singer/songwriter.
dUg Pinnick of King's X
dUg dIgs into his King's X metal classics and his many side projects, including the one with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.