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Natalie Imbruglia Releasing New Album

Natalie Imbruglia has announced a new album.The 40-year-old singer is returning with her first record in six years, titled 'Male', while will feature a selection of covers all originally performed and written by men including...

Mick Hucknall Admires Fellow Red-haired Singer Ed Sheeran

The Fairground hitmaker struggled with his image in the early days of his career as he was often mocked for his "ginger" locks, and now admits he feels jealous of Sheeran for dealing...

Are You Simply Red-dy For The Comeback? 'Big Love' To Arrive This Summer

Simply Red are making a spectacular comeback with their first album since 2007, 'Big Love', coming this Summer via East West Records. The album will also mark the 30th anniversary since the release of the...

Simply Red To Release First Album In Eight Years

Simply Red will release their first album in eight years in June.The band has announced a new album 'Big Love' to coincide with their world tour to celebrate their 30th anniversary, which they announced last...

Simply Red Announce Tour To Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Simply Red have announced a string of shows to celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary. The shows - including a date at Leeds’s First Direct Arena – will come five years after their last performance.Mick Hucknall...

Simply Red Return

Mick Hucknall is reviving his pop group Simply Red for a world tour.The Fairground hitmakers retired from the music industry in 2010 at the end of a farewell tour, but they have now announced they...

Simply Red Stars Settle Land Dispute With Neighbour

Former Simply Red bandmates Mick Hucknall and Chris De Margary have settled a hunting dispute with a neighbour in County Donegal, Ireland.The pop star pals sued John Wilde in 2009, claiming he had been interfering...

Mick Hucknall Covers Soul Classics On First Solo Album

Former Simply Red star Mick Hucknall's first solo album will be a collection of soul classics from the likes of Otis Redding and Ray Charles.The Holding Back The Years singer, who recently fronted the reformed...

Mick Hucknall Leads Tributes To Bobby 'Blue' Bland

Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall, Kevin Bacon and David Coverdale have led the tributes to soul star Bobby 'blue' Bland following his death on Sunday (23Jun13).The veteran singer passed away at his home in Memphis,...

Rod Stewart 'Can't Wait' For The Faces Reunion

Rod Stewart ''can't wait'' for the Faces reunion.The musician is excited about joining forces with his former bandmates, who hired Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall as vocals following their return in 2009 after Rod opted...

Mick Hucknall Compares One Direction To The Beatles

Former Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall is convinced One Direction are on the road to becoming the next Beatles, insisting the revered rockers also started out as a "boyband".The British crooner is a big fan...

Mick Hucknall Diagnosed With Thyroid Condition

Former Simply Red star Mick Hucknall is suffering "mood swings" and "bloating" as he battles a thyroid condition.The British singer has refused to go into detail about his illness, but reveals he was given the...

The Beatles' Please Please Me To Be Re-recorded By Stars

Mick Hucknall and The Stereophonics are two of the artists re-recording The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' for the album's 50th anniversary.The Simply Red frontman and the 'Dakota' rockers, along with others, will have just 12...

Manchester Holds Sad Memories For Mick Hucknall

Mick Hucknall is back with a new solo album - American Soul - and the Simply Red man has been discussing his long and illustrious career and music, his new family and memories of his...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Robin Gibb, 62, "A Great Singer Who Died Too Young"

Robin Gibb has been described by fellow musician Bryan Adams as "a great singer" who died "too young". The Bee Gees legend passed away on Sunday evening (May 20, 2012) following a lengthy battle with...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Russell Brand Dating David Hasselhoff Ex

Russell Brand is dating David Hasselhoff's Playboy model ex-girlfriend.The 36-year-old comedian and actor announced his divorced from Katy Perry last December and has dated a string of women since.Now he is said to be seeing...

Guns N Roses Join Hall Of Fame: 'It's About The Music Not The People'

Guns N Roses gratefully accepted their induction to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday (April 14, 2012). Well, most of them did. The band's temperamental leader, Axl Rose, last week announced that...

Rod Stewart To Perform With Faces

Rod Stewart will perform with the Faces when they are inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame next month. The veteran 'Stay With Me' singer will appear with his old band for the...

Shaun Ryder's Simply Red Confusion

Shaun Ryder once thought Simply Red were the Happy Mondays. The former Happy Mondays singer - who was famous for his wild partying in the 80s and 90s - was sharing a drink with a...

Amy Winehouse Death Leaves Ronson Devastated

Amy Winehouse's frequent collaborator Mark Ronson is devastated by her death. The 27-year-old singer was found dead at her home in North London from a suspected alcohol and drugs overdose yesterday (23.07.11) and Mark -...

Mick Hucknall Says Wife Saved His Life

Mick Hucknall thinks he would have died if he hadn't stopped womanising.The 51-year-old singer - who has famously slept with over 3,000 women - tied the knot with long-term girlfriend Gabriella Wesberry last year and...

Hucknall Saved By Fatherhood

Simply Red star Mick Hucknall credits his wife and daughter with saving his life, insisting he would be "dead" if he had carried on jetting around the world chasing models.The British singer was a famous...

Rod Stewart Reuniting With Jeff Beck

Rod Stewart is reuniting with Jeff Beck to record some "mind-f***ing stuff".The veteran singer and the guitarist met before Christmas to discuss writing their first material together since the 60s, when Rod was part of...

Simply Red Bow Out With Final Ever Show

British band SIMPLY RED have bowed out of the music industry, performing their last ever concert after 25 years together.Frontman Mick Hucknall announced plans to break up the band last year (09) and started the...

Mick Hucknall Feels Free Without Group

Mick Hucknall feels he has been "set free" now Simply Red are splitting up.The 'Something Got Me Started' hitmaker is about to embark on new projects after 25 years with the group and feels less...

Hucknall Apologises For Sleeping With Fans

MICK HUCKNALL has issued a public apology to the fans he bedded during SIMPLY RED's 1980s heyday - revealing he slept with "about three women" every day.The singer admits the female attention was what he...

Ronnie Wood Announces All-star Album

Slash and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea will both appear on Ronnie Wood's solo album. Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie has announced his first solo album since 2001, 'I Feel Like Playing', which will feature...

Ronnie Wood's Glastonbury Dream

Ronnie Wood is upset his band The Faces have not been asked to play at this year's Glastonbury Festival.The guitarist - who is also a member of The Rolling Stones - is desperate to take...

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