Simply Red

Simply Red was an English soul and pop band that sold more than 50 million
albums over a 25-year career. Their style drew upon influences ranging from
blue-eyed soul, New Romantic and rock to reggae and jazz. From their early
days, the main driving force behind the band was singer Mick Hucknall, who, by
the time the band was disbanded in 2010, was the only original ... read more

Manchester Holds Sad Memories for Mick Hucknall

Mick Hucknall is back with a new solo album - American Soul - and the Simply Red man has been discussing his long and illustrious career and music,...
Posted 29 October 2012 8.52pm — Comment on this

Guns N' Roses lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions

Despite objections from Axl, the feuding rockers are inducted alongside Donovan, Beastie Boys and Red Hot Chili PeppersDespite many protests – including his own ...
Posted 16 April 2012 12.18pm — Comment on this

David Whitaker

Composer and arranger of 60s French pop hits, horror film scores and 'audio homages' to the Stones and the Beach BoysWhen the Verve's Bittersweet Symphony became one of p...
Posted 16 February 2012 3.21pm — Comment on this

Here's to Mick Hucknall's amazing voice | John Harris

Admitting I liked Simply Red didn't fit with the NME's Maoist indie conspiracy, but Hucknall's repertoire is studded with triumphsIt was 1987, and I was 17, that eager an...
Posted 21 December 2011 7.59am — Comment on this

Music Top 5 Twitter death hoaxes

Mick Hucknall of Simply Red fame has not died in an accident involving a jet ski on the Turks and Caicos Islands, contrary to what internet rumours may have you believe.
Posted 11 November 2011 10.22am — Comment on this

Simply Red's Mick Hucknall victim of death report hoax

Singer is thought to be alive and well, despite reports of fatal jet-ski accident
Posted 10 November 2011 2.37pm — Comment on this

Simply Red's Mick Hucknall Victim Of Online Death Hoax

Speculation over Twitter...
Posted 10 November 2011 11.04am — Comment on this

On This Day In Oasis History...

On August 10th 1996, Oasis played the first of two nights at Knebworth. Support for the two days included TheProdigy, Ocean Colour Scene, Charlatans, Manic Street Preache...
Posted 10 August 2011 9.52am — Comment on this

Mick Hucknall - Mick Hucknall Wishes Wood Could Join The Faces Drinking Sessions

Mick Hucknall feels for his The Faces bandmate Ronnie Wood because the former alcoholic can't join in drinking sessions with the rest of the band. The Stay With Me hitmak...
Posted 21 July 2011 12.06pm — Comment on this

Simply Red - Hucknall Saved By Fatherhood

Simply Red star Mick Hucknall credits his wife and daughter with saving his life, insisting he would be "dead" if he had carried on jetting around the world chasing model...
Posted 21 July 2011 8.11am — Comment on this

The Sex Pistols play the Lesser Free Hall: all of indie Manchester sees the future of music

4 June 1976: Number 8 in our series of the 50 key events in the history of indie musicGoogle the words "Sex Pistols Lesser Free Trade Hall 1976", or simply "4 June 1976",...
Posted 14 June 2011 12.43am — Comment on this

A chap singing in front of a brick wall

Teenage electronic pop whizz MNEK has done one of those selfconsciously unselfconscious 'show off your personality and chuck in a stop-them-in-their-tracks vocal amazingn...
Posted 31 May 2011 1.02pm — Comment on this

Max Hole | The Music Power 100 | No 16

Overseeing almost all of Universal's international business since last July, he hasn't yet put a foot wrongLabel executive: COO, Universal Music Group InternationalFillin...
Posted 26 May 2011 9.15pm — Comment on this

wednesday evening updates

W said...THE TEMPTATIONS - A Cappella (1965-1972)Never released on CD. 15 classic tracks, stripped of all instrumentation, so all you hear are the voives of The Temps....
Posted 5 January 2011 7.01pm — Comment on this

wednesday evening updates

VoodooSeb said...The Who - Tattoo (clip video)Beady Eye - L'interview de Liam GallagherR.E.M - Collapse Into Now (sortie prevue le 7 Mars 2011)Votez pour le prochain ...
Posted 22 December 2010 4.48pm — Comment on this

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Top songs

The 5 most played Simply Red songs in the past year.

  • Money's Too Tight  228 plays
  • Holding Back The Years  148 plays
  • The Right Thing  85 plays
  • A New Flame  83 plays
  • Infidelity  2 plays

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Absolute Radio stations playing songs by Simply Red over the past year.

  1. Absolute 80s 547 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 90s 14 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 1 plays

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