No keyboard players answered their advertisements, but a guitar player got in touch.
Recruiting Duncan Barnwell allowed
Charlie to branch out on different instruments, whilst the two guitars
together could produce a dense, claustrophobic atmosphere, suitable for the songs of this period.
It was this line-up that appeared at
Satellite City, arguably the first 'proper' Simple Minds gig.
January 1978 - February 1978
Simple Minds 1978
After a tip-off, they finally found their keyboard player.