Grimes performing with Simple Minds in 2013
|Birth name||Ged Grimes|
|Born||28 March 1962|
|Genres||Rock, folk, new wave, pop rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, producer, composer|
|Associated acts||Danny Wilson, Deacon Blue, Simple Minds|
Ged Grimes (born on 28 March 1962 in Dundee) is a Scottish musician, producer and composer. He is currently the bass player for rock group Simple Minds, and was a founding member of Scottish pop band Danny Wilson whose hits include "Mary's Prayer" (from Meet Danny Wilson and featured prominently in the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to the movie There's Something About Mary), and "The Second Summer of Love" (from Bebop Moptop).
Danny Wilson (1984–1991)
After Danny Wilson
Grimes has also done a substantial amount of work for both television and film. His television credits include Tartan Shorts. As the owner of Jack's Hoose Music, Grimes has worked on a number of interactive entertainment media projects in recent years. Grimes composed the soundtrack for the PC game Earthworm Jim 3D; other Jack's Hoose Music projects included score material for Universal Pictures, including work featured on the trailer for The Bourne Supremacy. Grimes has been featured on tracks for Sony PS2's (PlayStation 2) DJ Decks and FX, music themes for a series of mobile games for Digital Bridges, including movie franchise The Fast and the Furious, and the interactive music soundtrack to Namco Japan’s rhythm action title, "Rhythmic Star". Grimes' recent projects include title themes for Sky Games including Shrek the Third (video game), Ben 10, Goldenballs and the Latin American flavoured soundtrack to iPhone and iPad game Quarrel.
Joining Simple Minds (2010–present)
On 11 September 2010, Grimes made his debut as Simple Minds' new bass player. His first live appearance with Simple Minds took place in Paris, France at the Fête de l'Humanité festival. Simple Minds were headlining and played in front of an audience of 80,000 that evening.  Grimes featured on the band's Celebrate – Live At The Glasgow SSE Hydro DVD (recorded in 2013) and played on the subsequent Big Music album.
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