Simply Red are not so young, but still restless

British soul-pop veterans Simply Red, led by singer Mick Hucknall (centre, in blue jacket), will be back to perform their hits in Singapore on Sept 16.
British soul-pop veterans Simply Red, led by singer Mick Hucknall (centre, in blue jacket), will be back to perform their hits in Singapore on Sept 16.PHOTO: SINGAPORE GP

For British soul-pop veterans Simply Red, staying retired was not easy.

The band, led by singer and songwriter Mick Hucknall, 58, called it a day in 2010 after doing a two-year farewell tour worldwide, including a gig at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2018, with the headline 'Simply Red are not so young, but still restless'. Print Edition | Subscribe