Mick Hucknall

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Simply Red review – Mick Hucknall keeps holding on
The singer radiates contentment as a sea of middle-aged couples sway along to his pop-soul smashers

Dave Simpson

07, Feb, 2022 @12:27 PM

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Why Mick Hucknall may not have slept with 3,000 women
The Simply Red singer has claimed he was taken far too literally when he estimated his number of sexual partners

21, Oct, 2019 @3:10 PM

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Bowie's gnome and Dr Dre's hospital: musicians' embarrassing early songs
Pop duo Tegan and Sara have re-recorded their high school songs – and they’re not the only songwriters to have started young

Michael Hann

25, Sep, 2019 @8:32 AM

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Simply Red: how we made Holding Back the Years
‘When the song became a hit my mum tracked me down, but I thought: “My dad was there for me every day. You think you can just walk back into my life and it be OK?”’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

27, Nov, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Quincy Jones: A Life in Song review – a fitfully festive birthday bash
The musician-producer marks his 85th birthday by inviting stars from Mick Hucknall to Corinne Bailey Rae to reprise his hits, while he sprinkles anecdotes from the sides

Michael Hann

28, Jun, 2018 @1:29 PM

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It’s only doc’n’roll: the music documentaries they'll never make
Forget albums – in 2016 it’s all about having your own film. Now Oasis are next with Supersonic, here are some less likely ideas for band fly-on-the-walls

Joe Zadeh

03, Oct, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Has Corbyn been endorsed by the right half of UB40?
The famously divided band have offered to share a stage with the Labour leader at a press conference in London – and the irony has not been lost on anyone

06, Sep, 2016 @1:45 PM

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Simply Red review – sublime and ridiculous rumpity pumpity
Groin-thrusting redhead Mick Hucknall is a time-travelling compere with a crystal voice in this oddly compelling nostalgia trip

Dave Simpson

06, Dec, 2015 @11:18 AM

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Simply Red: Big Love review – easy-listening epitaphs from Mick Hucknall
Hucknall has said this 11th Simply Red album may be their last, and there is a wizened nostalgia hanging above this blue-eyed soul

Harriet Gibsone

28, May, 2015 @8:30 PM

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Mick Hucknall and Stereophonics join forces to cover the Beatles

Artists set to re-record Beatles debut Please Please Me at Abbey Road studios for the BBC

Sean Michaels

18, Jan, 2013 @1:06 PM

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Mick Hucknall: soundtrack of my life
The former Simply Red frontman tells Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy about how the Beatles, Buzzcocks and Mozart changed his life

Interview by Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy

27, Oct, 2012 @11:19 PM

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Mick Hucknall – review

Hucknall's covers-only tour shows his appreciation of soul and blues, but smacks of an attempt to take credit for the classics, writes Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont

19, Sep, 2012 @4:23 PM

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