“Alive and Kicking” is a song by the Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released in 1985, which reached the Top three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and served as first single from the band’s most successful album, Once Upon a Time.
Following on from the success of previous non-album single, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”, “Alive and Kicking” was released as a single, reaching number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the U.S. Mainstream rock tracks chart.
The music video for “Alive and Kicking” was filmed near the Town of Hunter,at North and South Lake in the Catskill Mountains of New York State.