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Walk Between Worlds

Simple Minds

Walk Between Worlds

Eighteenth studio album from the Scottish new wave group formed in 1977

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Walk Between Worlds offers further proof that Simple Minds can flaunt what they are because they finally understand just who they are
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  2. 8.0 |   Q

    At times, it teeters between nostalgia and self-parody. But you can forgive the odd-slip-up, because the whole thing sounds so joyous. Print edition only

  3. 7.8 |   Paste Magazine

    This sense of fearlessness permeates this album. Simple Minds positions themselves perfectly on Worlds: not trying to relive past victories nor trying to match up with the sound of current chart hits
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  4. 7.0 |   music OMH

    They’ve managed to rekindle their affairs and surprise a few doubter
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  5. 7.0 |   Uncut

    An expansive, atmospheric reboot of the muscular melancholy of 1985's Once Upon A Time. Print edition only

  6. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Sonically never less than knowingly enormous, but concise at eight tracks, Walk Between Worlds is sure and strong. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   Record Collector

    Clocking in at an economical 42 minutes, it’s possibly the most concise and disciplined album of their entire career; navel-gazing kept to a minimum and no one song outstaying its welcome for more than a few seconds
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  8. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The better songs marry well the mechanic drive and dramatic swell that has defined Simple Minds’ best work
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  9. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Pumped with pomp, it’s the perfect progression for a band that’s survived the passages of time and the many line-up changes it brings
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  10. 4.0 |   The Independent

    Sadly, Simple Minds have here abandoned the engaging Celtic folk-rock style they employed on last year’s acoustic makeover of their back catalogue, reverting to the wheezing attempt to summon former glories of 2014’s Big Music
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