Don't You (Forget About Me)
Simple Minds
Simple Minds 1985 Dont You Forget 45

Will you stand above me?
Look my way, never love me
Rain keeps falling, rain keeps falling
Down, down, down

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1985 for one week
  • Hot 100 chart debut: Feb 23, 1985
  • from the album The Breakfast Club Soundtrack (1985)
  • the biggest hit for Simple Minds
  • songwriter Keith Forsey who wrote the song for the movie The Breakfast Club, offered it to The Fixx, Bryan Ferry and Billy Idol, but all three declined
  • featured in the 1985 John Hughes film The Breakfast Club starring Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez and Ally Sheedy
  • written by Keith Forsey, Steve Schiff
  • produced by Keith Forsey
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