I jumped up like Apollo, crash landed on my feet.
The sun shot like a laser through my brain.
A little death had woken up and put a curse on me.
But I knew that I’d be comin’ back again.
For inspiration, cross the nation (there’s poverty of expectation).
All I got to do [is] move ahead.
Lyrics from “Great Leap Forward” by Simple Minds, 1995.
Jim Kerr (vocals), Charlie Burchill (lead guitar, keyboard), Sarah Brown (backing vocals), Gordy Goudie (guitar, keyboard), Ged Grimes (bass), and Cherisse Osei (drums) of Simple Minds at the Beacon Theatre. Walk Between Worlds Tour.
Photos by Rick Stachura. October 2, 2018.
(1) Burchill, Kerr (L-R).
(2) Burchill, Kerr, Grimes, Goudie (L-R).
(3) Burchill, Kerr, Brown, Goudie, Osei, Grimes (L-R).