Simply Red

British soul band

Simply Red are a British soul and pop band which formed in Manchester in 1985.[1]

Simply Red
Lead singer Mick Hucknall of Simply Red
Lead singer Mick Hucknall of Simply Red
Background information
OriginManchester, England
Years active
  • 1985–2010
  • 2015–present
Past member(s)

Their singles "Holding Back the Years" (1987) and their cover of "If You Don't Know Me by Now" (1990) were nominated for a Grammy Award.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Schmidt, Veronica (24 October 2007). "Simply Red splitting up after 25 years". London: Times Online. Archived from the original on 16 June 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2007.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. Larkin, Colin, ed. (2011). "Simply Red". Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 978-0-85-712595-8.
  3. "Pop/Rock » Punk/New Wave » Sophisti-Pop". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 28 April 2016.