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Once Upon A Time


Simple Minds
Once Upon A Time

Virgin Records
A&M SP 5092

From the original vinyl LP

Side One: 

Once Upon A Time (5:44)

All The Things She Said (4:16)
Sue Hadjopoulos: Extra Percussion

Ghost Dancing (4:46)

Alive And Kicking (5:24)

Side Two:

Oh Jungleland

I Wish You Were Here (4:42)

Sanctify Yourself (5:00)

Come A Long Way (5:08)

Michael Macneil: Piano & Synthesizers
Charles Burchill: Guitars
Mel Gaynor: Drums & Vocals
John Giblin: Bass Guitars
Jim Kerr: Lead Vocals

Additional lead singer: Robin Clark
Backing Vocals: Michael Been of The Call, The Simms Brothers, Carlos Alomar

Produced by:

Jimmy Iovine 
Bob Clearmountain

Engineered by:

Moira Marquis
Mark McKenna

Assisted by Martin White

Technical Assistance:

Bob Schwall
Judy Reeves
Bob Tis

Studio Crew:

Dougie Cowan
Paul Kerr


Gemma Corfield
Debbi Caponetta

Recorded at Townhouse Studios, London

Mixed at Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York
Right Track Studios, New York City, Summer 1985

Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, New York City


Dora Carllyn
Randy Michaels
Albert Grossman

Art by Mick Haggerty

Photography by Anton Corbijn

Thanks to Simon Draper, Jordan Harris, Ian Flooks, Ian Copeland, Dave Hill & The Pretenders, Alfred Bos, Keith Forsey, Anton Corbijn, Barwell Court Rehearsal Studios & all at Virgin Records Britain, Europe, Canada, New Zealand & Australia and to everyone at A & M Records USA

Special Thanks to:

Gemma Corfield
Mark Harvey
Steve Bramberg

Very special thanks to:

"Big Dan Yer Man" and to Bruce Findlay, Robert White, Jane Allison & all at Schoolhouse Management

All songs written by Simple Minds. All songs (c) 1985 Colgems E.M.I. Music (ASCAP) Lyrics used by permission. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction prohibited. (p) 1985 Virgin Records LTD. All Rights Reserved. Issued Under License From Virgin Records LTD. Manufactured & Distributed by A & M Records Inc.
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