Simply Red is singer Mick Hucknall ("Red" was his nickname because of his red hair). He originally recorded this in 1979 with his band The Frantic Elevators.
Hucknall wrote this in his bedroom at his father's house. He was still a teenager.
Simply Red went on to record 10 UK Top 10 hits, including "Fairground" a 1995 #1. In the US, their cover of Harold Melvyn's "If You Don't Know Me by Now" became their second American chart topper and the best selling British single in the US in 1989.
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