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Simple Minds - Glittering Prize - Virgin - Rock

Simple Minds - Glittering Prize - Virgin - Rock
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Track Listing

A Glittering Prize (3:58)
B Glittering Prize (Theme) (4:03)


Media Condition » Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition » Very Good Plus (VG+)
Artist Simple Minds
Title Glittering Prize
Label Virgin
Catalogue VS 511
Format Vinyl 7 Inch
Released 1982
Genre Rock

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Other Titles by Simple Minds

All The Things She SaidLove Song / Alive And KickingAlive & KickingAlive & KickingAll The Things She Said (Extended Version)Ballad Of The StreetsCelebrationDon't You (Forget About Me)Ghostdancing / JunglelandLet There Be LoveLove Song / Theme From Great CitiesPromised You A MiraclePromised You A MiraclePromised You A Miracle - (some ring wear on sleeve)Sanctify Yourself


Some Other Artists in the Rock Genre

Rod StewartStatus QuoTina TurnerBig Country10ccQueenGenesisElvis PresleyDartsRolling Stones, TheShowaddywaddyRoxy MusicElton JohnShakin' StevensElectric Light OrchestraLed ZeppelinChicagoSladePolice, TheDr. HookQueensr├┐cheMeat LoafRadioheadBilly JoelYesChris ReaSnowy WhitePretenders, TheForeignerBoomtown Rats, TheRed Hot Chili PeppersU2Jerry Lee LewisDavid BowieLenny KravitzVan HalenDaryl Hall & John OatesCrowded HouseMen At WorkPink Floyd

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Janet JacksonCulture ClubLoose EndsPhil CollinsHeaven 17Everything But The GirlFrazier ChorusDaft PunkSoul II SoulBoy GeorgeWell RedHuman League, TheThe Human LeagueAgent SumoSpice GirlsSacred SpiritSindecut, TheMai TaiMike OldfieldDreadzoneChina CrisisWendy&LisaKelisZeitia MassiahBassomaticLenny KravitzGrid, TheSharon BrownEFUAFallacyFrankie Knuckles & AdevaLucy PearlScritti PolittiFrankie Knuckles feat AdevaGillanBotany 5Feargal SharkeyStylistics, TheEnigmaGenesis

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Information on the Rock Genre

Rock music is a genre of popular music that entered the mainstream in the 1950s. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, rhythm and blues, country music and also drew on folk music, jazz and classical music. The sound of rock often revolves around the electric guitar, a back beat laid down by a rhythm section of electric bass guitar, drums, and keyboard instruments such as Hammond organ, piano, or, since the 1970s, synthesizers. Along with the guitar or keyboards, saxophone and blues-style harmonica are sometimes used as soloing instruments. In its "purest form", it "has three chords, a strong, insistent back beat, and a catchy melody."

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, rock music developed different subgenres. When it was blended with folk music it created folk rock, with blues to create blues-rock and with jazz, to create jazz-rock fusion. In the 1970s, rock incorporated influences from soul, funk, and Latin music. Also in the 1970s, rock developed a number of subgenres, such as soft rock, glam rock, heavy metal, hard rock, progressive rock, and punk rock. Rock subgenres that emerged in the 1980s included new wave, hardcore punk and alternative rock. In the 1990s, rock subgenres included grunge, Britpop, indie rock, and nu metal.


Some of the many rock genres

# 1 Background (1950s-early 1960s)

* 1.1 Rock and roll
* 1.2 The "in-between years"
* 1.3 Surf music

# 2 Golden Age (1963-1974)

* 2.1 The British Invasion
* 2.2 Garage rock
* 2.3 Pop rock
* 2.4 Blues-rock
* 2.5 Folk rock
* 2.6 Psychedelic rock
* 2.7 Roots rock
* 2.8 Progressive rock
* 2.9 Glam rock
* 2.10 Soft rock, hard rock and early heavy metal
* 2.11 Christian rock

# 3 Punk and its aftermath (mid-1970s to the 1980s)

* 3.1 Punk rock
* 3.2 New wave
* 3.3 Post-punk
* 3.4 New waves and genres in heavy metal
* 3.5 Heartland rock
* 3.6 The emergence of alternative rock

# 4 Alternative goes mainstream (the 1990s)

* 4.1 Grunge
* 4.2 Britpop
* 4.3 Post-grunge
* 4.4 Pop punk
* 4.5 Indie rock
* 4.6 Alternative metal, rap rock and nu metal
* 4.7 Post-Britpop

# 5 The new millenium (the 2000s)

* 5.1 Emo
* 5.2 Garage rock/Post-punk revival
* 5.3 Metalcore and contemporary heavy metal
* 5.4 Digital electronic rock


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