Personalities | Simply Red | Nineties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1985–present)
Fronted by ginger-haired Mick Hucknall, this Manchester band remain the finest exponents of blue-eyed soul, even though no other original members remain. By 1990, they already had 12 sophisticated hits to their name and spent the decade adding another dozen to the locker. Stars (1991) was a tour de force and Life (1995) was not shabby either. Despite his celebrity, Hucknall’s emotional delivery makes self-penned ditties like ‘For Your Babies’ and covers like Gregory Isaacs’ ‘Night Nurse’ a pleasure.
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