Charlie Burchill
British musician
Charlie Burchill
Charles "Charlie" Burchill is a Scottish musician and composer. He was one of the founders of Scottish rock group Simple Minds. He plays guitar, keyboard, saxophone, drums and violin.
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Music: Don't You Forget About Simple Minds
Huffington Post - over 3 years
SIMPLE MINDS *** 1/2 out of **** ROSELAND BALLROOM 10/24/13 The band Simple Minds ended their first North American tour in more than a decade with a look back at their greatest period from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s. The excuse was a a boxed set spanning their career, with both a 2 CD and a 3 CD version available called Celebrate (the 3 CD version is far preferable, with the strong final disc making up for their fallow period after worldwide success almost swallowed them). Celebrate they did. This was my first time seeing the band but I'd always heard they were a formidable live act. Indeed, almost without exception, their live versions outclassed the ones they captured on disc some 30 or so years ago when the group launched with 1979's Life In A Day. Their world tour continues on November 1 in South Africa with dates through March and a promise on their website for 2015: Simple Minds will tour again! This was not a show for fanatics looking for obscure B-sides or songs fro ...
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British bands to invade Manila - Manila Bulletin
Google News - over 5 years
X Simple Minds, on the other hand, was formed in 1977 by Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill and drummer Brian McGee. In 1978, Derek Forbes joined Simple Minds. McGee and Forbes were responsible for the group's many successful recordings
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Seks nije hedonizam, to je opstanak - Данас
Google News - over 5 years
Pevač Džim Ker (Jim Kerr) i gitarista Čarli Barčil (Charlie Burchill), u ekskluzivnom razgovoru za Danas u restoranu Pomodoro, kažu da su se posebno obradovali ponovnom dolasku u Beograd i svirci „for free“ na Birfestu. Dž: Ne znam šta hedonizam znači
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Simple Minds. Jim Kerr va «faire du bruit» à Landerneau - Le Télégramme
Google News - over 5 years
À l'âge de 17 ans, Charlie (Burchill, l'autre musicien présent depuis le début, NDLR) et moi sommes allés faire le tour de l'Europe. Je me souviens d'une nuit où on dormait dans la Gare du Nord, à Paris. Plus romantique qu'à Glasgow
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Simple Minds rocken Burgtheater - RP ONLINE
Google News - over 5 years
Sänger Jim Kerr und Gitarrist Charlie Burchill sind von Anfang an mit dabei. Politisch Mit "Belfast Child" und "Mandela Day" liefern sie auch politische Songs. Alleine Jim Kerrs Unterhalter-Qualitäten wären schon Grund genug für den Besuch des Konzerts
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Simple Minds: Großes Pop-Kino auf dem Honberg - suedkurier.de
Google News - over 5 years
Er vereinigt seine Schulfreunde Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill und Brian McGee zum zwanglosen Musizieren – das Projekt überdauert aber lediglich ein Jahr und eine Single. Dann gründen Jim, Charlie und Brian zusammen mit einer handvoll weiterer Musiker eine
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Midlands welcomes string of stars - expressandstar.com
Google News - over 5 years
Then tomorrow, Simple Minds, led by singer Jim Kerr and guitarist Charlie Burchill, will be taking to the stage as part of their greatest hits tour, belting out their most famous tracks including Dont You (Forget About Me), Promised You A Miracle,
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High-tempo music brings much-needed sunshine - Bristol Evening Post
Google News - over 5 years
Charlie Burchill's guitar riffs sounded fresher and stronger than ever and Andy Gillespie – keyboards and synthesizer – achieved the authentic sound that was heavily influenced by Roxy Music in their early days. Apart from one false start ("Just to
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Simple Minds, special guest per l'inaugurazione dell'Hard Rock di Firenze - 055news.it
Google News - over 5 years
Il gruppo scozzese fondato da Jim Kerr e Charlie Burchill, oltre 32 milioni di dischi venduti nel mondo, sarà protagonista di un grande concerto a ingresso gratuito che celebrerà, oltre al lancio del nuovo ristorante negli spazi dell'ex cinema
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Simple Minds' Jim Kerr still 'Alive and Kicking' - San Francisco Examiner (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
So he asked his longtime guitarist cohort Charlie Burchill to sit this one out, while he conceived his first true solo album as Lostboy. And the album clarifies everything in the title alone — “Lostboy! AKA Jim Kerr.” Already a hit in the UK,
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Les Paul vuelve a hacer historia - Qbit
Google News - over 5 years
Otros usuarios habituales son: Izzy Stradlin Mario Luna Pinzás de The Mellows, Charlie Burchill de Simple Minds, con una Gibson Les Paul Standard; Paul Landers de Rammstein, Kirk Hammett y James Hetfield de Metallica, Ray Toro y Frank Iero de My
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Win tickets to Clumber Park concerts in this week's Chad - Mansfield Chad
Google News - over 5 years
Scottish rockers Simple Minds achieved worldwide popularity from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s and are led by two remaining founder members Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill. With hits including Don't You (Forget About Me) and Alive and Kicking,
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What I drink when ... Iva Davies - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Davies was introduced to the Mexican spirit by Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill, members of the Scottish band Simple Minds. The year was 1981 and the band, then known as Flowers, had released their chart-topping album, Icehouse. The album name became the
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Simple Minds Tickets for Forestry Commission Live Music Tour - Online PR News (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Simple Minds was founded in 1978 by Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Tony Donald and Brian McGee (drums). Simple Minds announced a 'Greatest Hits UK Forest Tour' in June & July 2011. Simple Minds Tickets are available at Sold Out Ticket Market Online PR
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Kultband kehrt zurück - Südwest Presse
Google News - almost 6 years
Die Band, aktuell bestehend aus dem Sänger Jim Kerr und dem Gitarrist Charlie Burchill, sowie Schlagzeuger Mel Gaynor und Bassist Eddie Duffy, schaffte 1985 mit Songs wie "Dont You (Forget About Me)", "Waterfront" oder "Promised You A Miracle" den
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MUSIC REVIEW; Still Swimming in Love and Melody
NYTimes - almost 22 years
"Shadow let go, there's something you should know," Jim Kerr wails at the beginning of the opening song on "Good News From the Next World" (Virgin), the newest album by the band he leads, Simple Minds. "I just found my new direction, and I hope you like the key." On Monday night at the Academy, Simple Minds showed that while they may have switched
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Review/Rock; Simple Minds, Singing Of Very Serious Things
NYTimes - over 25 years
For songs by Simple Minds, the age-old rock yardstick -- "Can you dance to it?" -- is usually irrelevant. The more appropriate question is, can you march to it? At the Beacon Theater on Thursday night, for the second date of the band's first tour in five years, the music had enough steady, somber cadences to propel a regiment. Simple Minds emerged
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Charlie Burchill
    TWENTIES
  • 1983
    Age 23
    From 1983's album Sparkle in the Rain onwards the group evolved a different style, bringing Burchill's playing more into the foreground.
    More Details Hide Details As well as providing guitar, Burchill played the violin and saxophone on the band's first three studio albums and took over most studio keyboard duties following the 1989 departure of Mick MacNeil. Along with singer Jim Kerr, he is the only original member of the band left. Burchill is a passionate football fan and a staunch supporter of Celtic F.C.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1959
    Born
    Born on November 27, 1959.
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