Simply Red

Formed 1984, Manchester, UK
Label: Elektra
Musicians: Mick Hucknall (vcls); David Fryman (gtr); Fritz McIntyre (kbds); Tony Bowers (bs); Tim Kellett (brass); Sylvan Richardson (strings); Chris Joyce (drms)
Mick Hucknall was former singer with the Frantic Elevators; Tony Bowers, Chris Joyce and Tim Kellett were former members of Durutti Column.
Producers: Stewart Levine
EKT 27 Picture Book LP 19 Oct 1985 34-44-58-33-54-54-71-84 Pts: 16
    sales: 600000  
    11 Jan 1986 82-97-94-85-xx-xx-xx-59-65-57-50-61-96-73-96-83-91-50-14-5-2-3-4-5-4-8-12-13-9-9-8-10-10-8-12-15-20-17-22-31-36-48-49-62-60-73-76-84-75-73-68 Pts: 208
    10 Jan 1987 48-35-39-40-34-6-6-5-5-8-9-11-20-21-31-33-36-39-35-36-35-46-51-56-54-64-70-67-41-45-51-55-53-65-78-65-65-87-75-87-87-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-98-86-93 Pts: 141
    16 Jan 1988 77-84-97-xx-xx-xx-93-xx-86-xx-98 Pts: 6
    18 Feb 1989 63-70-67-58-63-67-75-xx-65 Pts: 8
    27 Jan 1990 75 Pts: 1
    25 Jan 1992 64-70-xx-68-59-xx-xx-66-70-xx-xx-xx-xx-39-47-56-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-63-73 Pts: 25
    20 Mar 1993 72 Pts: 1
    22 Feb 1997 125-133-145  
    23 May 1998 125-141-184  
Label: WEA
Writers: Mick Hucknall/Neil Moss
YZ 70 Holding Back The Years 10 May 1986 55-19-6-2-2-4-9-15-19-28-35-45-56-xx-xx-87-96 Pts: 291
    Original: Frantic Elevators (Oct 1982); sales: 250000  
Label: East West
Musicians: Mick Hucknall (vcls); Aziz Ibrahim (gtr); Fritz McIntyre (kbds); Tony Bowers (bs); Tim Kellett (brass); Chris Joyce (drms); Ian Kirkham (sx); Janette Sewell (bck vcls)
Producers: Alex Sadkin/Yvonne Ellis/Mick Hucknall
K 2420712 Men And Women LP 14 Mar 1987 2-3-5-5-8-10-12-16-15-14-9-12-11-15-18-27-32-40-34-31-32-35-26-32-33-53-33-39-39-34-35-33-44-73-85-86-xx-xx-82-66-51-41-49 Pts: 186
    sales: 900000  
    16 Jan 1988 37-52-57-65-62-63-67-69-55-56-64-80-98-93 Pts: 20
    11 Feb 1995 94-88-40-20-33-48-111 Pts: 27
    17 Feb 1996 90-50-60-64-83-132 Pts: 9
    23 May 1998 158-154  
Label: Elektra
Producers: Stewart Levine
WX 242 A New Flame LP 18 Feb 1989 1-1-1-1-2-3-3-3-2-1-2-6-5-9-11-14-14-14-16-13-3-1-1-2-2-3-4-4-3-7-8-10-12-11-14-15-16-22-24-32-36-34-38-35-34-23 Pts: 507
    sales: 2100000  
    13 Jan 1990 17-20-21-24-28-30-26-29-33-41-48-46-53-56-62-72-74-74-xx-68-74 Pts: 54
    25 Jan 1992 72-64-68-59-49-67-63-xx-75-xx-xx-xx-xx-44-49-48-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-61-71-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-75-xx-72 Pts: 30
    20 Mar 1993 62-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-60 Pts: 4
    25 Jan 1997 128-73-101-174-93-131-163 Pts: 2
Musicians: Mick Hucknall (vcls); Heitor T. P. (gtr); Fritz McIntyre (kbds); Tony Bowers (bs); Tim Kellett (brass); Sylvan Richardson (strings); Chris Joyce (drms); Ian Kirkham (sx)
Writers: Kenny Gamble/Leon Huff
YZ 377 If You Don't Know Me By Now 1 Apr 1989 19-2-2-2-3-12-15-28-45-61 Pts: 293
    Original: Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes (Jan 1973); sales: 200000  
Label: East West
Musicians: Mick Hucknall (vcls); Heitor T. P. (gtr); Fritz McIntyre (kbds); Shuan Ward (bs); Tim Kellett (brass); Gota (drms); Ian Kirkham (sx)
Producers: Stewart Levine/Mick Hucknall
WX 427 Stars LP 5 Oct 1991 1-1-2-1-2-6-6-4-3-3-2-2-1 Pts: 550
    sales: 3600000  
    9 Jan 1993 1-1-1-2-2-1-1-1-3-3-4-4-8-6-9-4-1-2-3-2-5-8-5-5-7-9-10-2-2-3-3-5-7-12-15-13-13-13-21-21-21-24-21-31-28-27-20-10-10-8-8 Pts: 1495
    16 Jan 1993 13-16-19-26-31-22-11-15-17-14-16-22-28-32-29-33-29-24-35-37-38-47-47-43-60-50-45-54-51-59-50-55-55-68-70-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-71-66 Pts: 261
    15 Jan 1994 31-56-53-xx-xx-75-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-31-17-23-36-33-40-36-47-66-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-73-42-53-56-58-61-xx-65 Pts: 86
    14 Jan 1995 83-100-121-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-106-98-94-103-87-99-115-98-120-127-xx-xx-xx-121-83-81-84-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-175-136-100-115-137-125-148-149 Pts: 11
    13 Jan 1996 84-87-119-139-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-124-153-149 Pts: 2
    24 Jan 1998 155-143-111-86-93-94-129-185 Pts: 3
    23 Jan 1999 150-141-160-140-162  
    14 Oct 2000 70-56-145 Pts: 4
Writers: Mick Hucknall
YZ 626 Stars 23 Nov 1991 20-11-8-11-13-12 Pts: 79
    9 Jan 1993 34-50-63 Pts: 10
Producers: Stewart Levine
YZ 642 For Your Babies 1 Feb 1992 18-12-9-9-14-23-42-70 Pts: 80
Musicians: Mick Hucknall (vcls); Heitor T. P. (gtr); Fritz McIntyre (kbds); Shuan Ward (bs); Gota (drms); Ian Kirkham (sx); Dee Johnson (bck vcls)
Producers: Stewart Levine/Mick Hucknall
EW 001 Fairground 23 Sep 1995 1-1-1-1-3-5-9-13-20-26-35-56-62-60-87 Pts: 309
    sales: 600000  
    13 Jan 1996 135-188-186  
063012069 2 Life LP 14 Oct 1995 1-1-1-4-5-5-7-7-8-8-5-9 Pts: 399
    sales: 1500000  
    13 Jan 1996 12-14-14-15-13-9-11-9-9-13-24-25-25-31-37-39-45-49-53-54-66-65-36-19-22-15-23-25-29-37-37-47-55-72-77-127 Pts: 334
    24 Jan 1998 124-127-101-102-144-150-189-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-198  
    30 Jan 1999 187-xx-181  
063016552 2 Greatest Hits LP 12 Oct 1996 1-1-2-3-4-4-3-5-3-5-5-5 Pts: 452
    sales: 1500000  
    11 Jan 1997 9-8-10-11-19-20-32-42-33-51-56-61-62-67-70-60-73-71-70-69-73-69-67-89-93-109-121-112-119-106-106-73-62-72-93-126-153-167-113-91-84-96-111-135-131-140-153-151-167-156-127 Pts: 158
    10 Jan 1998 135-144-197-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-118-78-98-120-84-108-114-126-100-93-81-87-90-100-98-110-117-118-105-123-107-107-105-114-129-144-144-151-182-179-xx-xx-xx-xx-167-149-122-128-126-123-104-107 Pts: 10
    16 Jan 1999 198-xx-xx-xx-196-xx-xx-193-135-174-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-182-158-195-188-xx-156-111-101-83-95-66-68-95-129-181-196-179-xx-xx-167-190-115-122-138-141-138-139-148-157 Pts: 7
    22 Jan 2000 164-155-187-178-189-xx-xx-186-181-xx-169-xx-xx-xx-xx-181-180-193-26-10-19-31-69-121-129-176-173-158-181-200-xx-196-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-198-184 Pts: 47
    18 Aug 2001 158-118-183-112-88-127-xx-41-44-87-138-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-49 Pts: 8
    12 Jan 2002 40-51 Pts: 5
Producers: Simply Red/Wyclef Jean/Prakazrel Michel/Jerry Duplessis
Writers: Franklin/Sanders
EW 074 Angel 2 Nov 1996 4-13-23-34-42-53-55-52-46 Pts: 67
    sales: 200000  
    11 Jan 1997 50-64-66-82-141-190 Pts: 8
Producers: AGM
Writers: Mick Hucknall
EW 164 Say You Love Me 9 May 1998 7-16-22-35-42-57-73-92-114-121-131-118-118-177 Pts: 52
Producers: Andy Wright/Gota Yashiki/Mick Hucknall
398423097-2 Blue LP 23 May 1998 1-2-1-2-2-3-5-6-6-9-10-7-3-3-6-5-8-10-16-25-29-35-48-65-78-95-110-98-87-79-64-61-88 Pts: 662
    sales: 600000  
    16 Jan 1999 90-109-146-xx-173-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-157-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-159 Pts: 1
    15 Jan 2000 187-189-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-162  
Producers: AGM
Writers: Albert Hammond/Mike Hazelwood
EW 181 The Air That I Breathe 15 Aug 1998 6-12-18-33-41-48-60-77-88-85-95-104-97-80-146 Pts: 65
398429942 4 Love And The Russian Winter LP 6 Nov 1999 6-16-34-43-35-34-29-30-67 Pts: 78
    sales: 300000  
    15 Jan 2000 65-40-34-41-28-45-58-91-111-113-153-121-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-132-xx-168 Pts: 30
Producers: various
8573855372 It's Only Love LP 18 Nov 2000 27-41-43-50-55-55-78 Pts: 26
    sales: 100000  
    13 Jan 2001 102-159-xx-xx-146-85 Pts: 1
Label: Simplyred.com
Producers: Wright/Madkap/Jolly
Writers: Mick Hucknall/Daryl Hall/John Oates/Sara Allen
SRS 001 Sunrise 22 Mar 2003 7-10-12-13-18-27-29-41-52-55-66 Pts: 65
Producers: Mick Hucknall/Stewart Levine
SRA 001 CD Home LP 29 Mar 2003 2-4-5-6-10-14-21-24-32-40-47-44-43-41-42-40-18-28-37-40-59-64-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-45-43-43-32-27-23 Pts: 156
    sales: 600000  
      41-53-58-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-68-xx-37-67 Pts: 10
Producers: Stewart Levine/Mick Hucknall/Gota Yashiki
Writers: Thomas Bell/Linda Creed
SRS 003 CD1 You Make Me Feel Brand New 6 Dec 2003 7-16-22-23 Pts: 33
    Original: Stylistics (Aug 1974)  
      30-38-44-56 Pts: 11
Label: Simpleyred.com
Producers: Mick Hucknall/Wright/Jaimes/Savon
SRA 002 CD Simplified LP   3-10-22-43-54-60-72-73-73 Pts: 43

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