Ex-Simple Minds (or XSM) are a Scottish new wave/rock band, formed in 2009 by Derek Forbes and Brian McGee, both former members of the new wave bands Simple Minds and Propaganda. The band's original lead singer was McGee's younger brother, Owen Paul, but due to other commitments, Paul left the band and was replaced by singer George Porter in 2011. When Porter left the band, Paul briefly returned then was replaced by Eddie Beggan in June 2012. Derek Forbes left XSM to join the Big Country franchise in 2012 and performed his last gig in Spain in 2013. XSM reappeared in May 2013 with a new bass player and Owen Paul back on vocals.Other members include Andy Gall on keyboards, and Anthony William on guitar.

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  • Ex-Simple Minds (or XSM) are a Scottish new wave/rock band, formed in 2009 by Derek Forbes and Brian McGee, both former members of the new wave bands Simple Minds and Propaganda. The band's original lead singer was McGee's younger brother, Owen Paul, but due to other commitments, Paul left the band and was replaced by singer George Porter in 2011. When Porter left the band, Paul briefly returned then was replaced by Eddie Beggan in June 2012. Derek Forbes left XSM to join the Big Country franchise in 2012 and performed his last gig in Spain in 2013. XSM reappeared in May 2013 with a new bass player and Owen Paul back on vocals.Other members include Andy Gall on keyboards, and Anthony William on guitar. (en)
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  • Ex-Simple Minds (or XSM) are a Scottish new wave/rock band, formed in 2009 by Derek Forbes and Brian McGee, both former members of the new wave bands Simple Minds and Propaganda. The band's original lead singer was McGee's younger brother, Owen Paul, but due to other commitments, Paul left the band and was replaced by singer George Porter in 2011. When Porter left the band, Paul briefly returned then was replaced by Eddie Beggan in June 2012. Derek Forbes left XSM to join the Big Country franchise in 2012 and performed his last gig in Spain in 2013. XSM reappeared in May 2013 with a new bass player and Owen Paul back on vocals.Other members include Andy Gall on keyboards, and Anthony William on guitar. (en)
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