“Simply Red – Holding Back The Years”

Simply Red are a British soul and pop band which formed in 1983 in Manchester. The lead singer of the band was the singer and songwriter Mick Hucknall, who, by the time the band was disbanded in 2010, was the only original member left.
At the 1992 and 1993 Brit Awards, they received the award for Best British Group.They received three Grammy Awardnominations: for Best New Artist in 1987, and “Holding Back the Years” and “If You Don’t Know Me by Now” for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals. The band re-formed in 2015. Simply Red have sold over 50 million records worldwide.

26 thoughts on ““Simply Red – Holding Back The Years”

  1. Great band and I love this song, met Mick Hucknall in a bar in Manchester many years ago, he was a bit miserable to talk to, lol at the time I didn’t know who he was I was just doing my usual chatting at the bar waiting to be served, maybe my scouse accent put him off, a Liverpool verses Manchester thing, we rarely get on 😂🤣

    1. Hi Neil. I love celebrities performing rather than in the real world. The real world may have been his adjustment problem…or, maybe it was the alcohol. 🤔

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