Simple Minds - Bowing to Bowie

Simple Minds band name origins - David Bowie - Aladin SaneThey come from Scottish Glasgow, the pop rocking band The Simple Minds. 

The term simple mind is thought to have been masterminded by David Bowie, in the track The Jean Genie that appears on the album Aladdin Sane (1973).

It’s about this extract:

‘He’s so simple minded he can’t drive his module
He bites on the neon and sleeps in the capsule
Loves to be loved, loves to be loved.’

Active: 1978-present, GBR



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