'Street Fighting Years' helped the Scottish heroes end the 1980s with their fourth UK No. 1 album in a row.
The 'Ballad of the Streets' EP became the Scottish band's only British chart-topper in February 1989.
The Scottish stars join Lionel Richie, who headlines on Saturday, 20 June, and David Gray, who celebrates the 20th anniversary of his seminal album 'White Ladder'.
The band's fourth chart-topping album in the UK, this landmark title also included the No.1 single, 'Belfast Child'.
‘Don’t You Forget About Me’ also features on Simple Minds' new anthology '40: The Best Of – 1979-2019', which is out now.
The Scottish trailblazers scored their fifth UK No. 1 with the collection containing highlights of their previous decade together.
Selling over 60 million records worldwide, the Jim Kerr-fronted band have had number one singles on both sides of the Atlantic, and chart-topping albums the world over,
The band's show at Le Zénith on 12 August 1986 became the basis of the double album 'Live In The City Of Light.'
Reinventing their classic hits, Simple Minds release ‘Simple Minds Acoustic’ on 1 November.
Simple Minds’ classic 1982 album, ‘New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84)’, gets a six-disc deluxe box set reissue on 29 July, with a host of unreleased recordings.
Simple Minds will see their influential catalogue further celebrated by Universal Catalogue’s ‘The Vinyl Collection 79-84’ and ‘Once Upon A Time' box sets.
Universal Music Catalogue will release a five-disc box set on March 16, 2015 of Simple Minds' seminal ‘Sparkle In The Rain’ album.
Simple Minds have announced that ‘Big Music,’ their first album of new material for five years, will be released via Caroline International on November 3.
Jim Kerr, mainstay of Simple Minds since their emergence in the new wave era, celebrates his 55th birthday today, July 9.