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SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

Slow Change May Pull Us Apart: The Oral History of Simple Minds’ ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’

This February marks the 30th anniversary of The Breakfast Club, director John Hughes' classic teen-angst flick about five archetypal high school students (a brain, an…
Andrew Unterberger / February 24, 2015

Burning Gold Memories: A Playlist of Simple Minds’ Best Non-‘Don’t You’ Songs

The relationship between Scottish new-wavers Simple Minds and the group's biggest hit, "Don't You (Forget About Me)," has always been complicated, to say the least.
Andrew Unterberger / February 24, 2015

John Hughes and the Soundtracks to Our Lives

John Hughes, who passed away on Thursday at age 59, graduated Glenbrook North High School in suburban Illinois in the spring of 1968.I graduated high…
Marc Spitz / August 7, 2009