The video released with the song is a vintage '80s masterpiece of surrealism; the whole package emerges as a mournful tune with a yearning, otherworldly feel. This soulful pop song confirms the position of the red-headed singer at the top, close to the galactic stars. Pop Rescue stated that Hucknall "hits those notes with perfection in the chorus, resulting in a wonderfully warm and catchy track. It was a Top 10 hit in Denmark, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom, where the single peaked at number 8 in its third week on the chart.
On the Eurochart Hot , "Stars" peaked at number 19 on January 18, In , the song again charted, this time in Japan, where it peaked at number 49 on the Japan Hot The music video for "Stars" was released in November and features Hucknall wandering around a desert surrounded by large gold stars with close-ups of him and a woman.
It was directed by Zanna  and edited by Marc Eskenazi. The video was uploaded to YouTube in April By August , it had more than 72,4 million views.
Olivia Ong , Singaporean bossa nova singer recorded a cover in Japanese group Kokua included a Japanese version of the song written by lead singer Shikao Suga on their 1st official album "Progress" out on sale 1 June From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Articles Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. My Profile. Advanced Search. Release Date September 30, Instead he's eased Simply Red down a couple of gears into a more relaxed and flowing style which owes as much towards current hip hop -inspired club rhythms as it does to old-style soul or funk.
It's smoother and more polished than their previous work, yet Mick Hucknall is singing better than ever and his songwriting is improving Having absorbed his pop, soul, and reggae influences, Hucknall is now successfully writing songs in his own style, something that, with the exception of ' Holding Back the Years ', he hadn't managed previously. The album was voted the second-worst record ever made in a Melody Maker poll of pop stars, DJs, and journalists.
All songs written and composed by Mick Hucknall , except where noted. Simply Red is a British soul and pop band which formed in Manchester in The lead vocalist of the band is singer and songwriter Mick Hucknall, who, by the time the band initially disbanded in , was the only original member left. They have had five number one albums in the UK, with their album, Stars , being one of the best-selling albums in UK chart history.
It was released in several forms — a 7-inch single, a inch single and a CD version, which included a remix by Perfecto. Simply the Best is the first greatest hits compilation by Tina Turner and was released on October 22, Home is the eighth studio album by British pop and soul band Simply Red, released in It is the first Simply Red album released on band frontman Mick Hucknall's own record label, Simplyred.
Life is the fifth studio album by British pop and soul band Simply Red, released in The lead single "Fairground" became their first number 1 hit in the UK.
Due to this success, the album also made 1 on the UK album chart. It also included "We're in This Together", the official theme song for Euro ' It contains the U.
Simplified is a Simply Red album released in October It features new, rearranged recordings of the band's older songs, and four new songs: "Perfect Love" and an alternate version, "My Perfect Love", a cover of Leon Russell's "A Song for You", and "Smile".
Greatest Hits is the first compilation album released by British pop and soul group Simply Red, which contained material from their first five studio albums and included a newer track, a cover of Aretha Franklin's classic, "Angel". Men and Women is the second album by British pop and soul group Simply Red, released in It was a huge success worldwide, becoming the band's first UK number one album and certified 7x Platinum by the BPI for sales of 2,, copies in the UK alone.
Blue is the sixth studio album by British band Simply Red. Hucknall, Wright, and Yashiki are the only musicians featured in the Blue CD booklet's photography; this is a first for a Simply Red album, as all prior albums featured photos of the various band members credited. Stay is the tenth studio album from British pop group Simply Red. It was released on 12 March in the UK and entered the official charts at 4. Stay features 10 original tracks and a cover version of "Debris" by The Faces.
The song most popular and played on radios is "So Not Over You". Retrieved 23 March Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 July Retrieved 20 March GfK Entertainment Charts. Hit Parade Italia. UK Albums Chart. Zimbabwe Albums Chart Book: — GfK Entertainment. Record Music NZ.
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Although lead vocalist Mick Hucknall -- whose burnished vocals sound superb here -- and the band have largely kept a low profile since the early '90s, they haven't stopped touring and recording and as such have cultivated a devoted fanbase. One can only assume that the band has changed its sound over the years and felt the need to present its classic tracks in a fashion more representative of the band as it is now rather than when it debuted in The result is a lush but uncomplicated album featuring an organic mix of acoustic instruments including various pianos, organs, and horns that updates Simply Red 's classic soul sound while still bringing to mind the best of their output.
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