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Win Simply Red 'Songs Of Love' album

Mick Hucknall (Simply Red) @bluesandsoul.com

 

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UK release date 28.02.2010

Founded in 1984. Simply Red's classic R&B/pop style + elegantly flavourd ballads have provided an uplifting and emotional soundtrack to our life and times.

Their phenomenal career has spanned three decades; theyテ「况e released 10 studio albums racking up over fifty five million global sales, notched up over 30 top 40 UK singles, won countless awards including 3 Brits, 2 Ivor Novellos and a Mobo Special Achievement. They gained the rarest prize for a British artist with not just one, but TWO number one hits in the USA and the album テ「牢tarsテ「 was the biggest selling album in the UK for two consecutive years.

The plans for 2010 are about to unfold thus. Firstly thereテ「冱 a new release テ「牢ongs of Loveテ「 on February 28th. It features Simply Redテ「冱 finest love songs and two brand new recordings. The first is a very personal Hucknall song テ「露 Have The Loveテ「 and the second is a new recording of テ「錬eside Youテ「, a song which appeared originally on the soundtrack to the movie テ「聾hat Dreams May Comeテ「.テつテつテ「ツィI Have The Loveテ「 and テ「錬eside Youテ「 will be released as a double single bundle on Feb 28th. The release of テ「牢ongs of Loveテ「 will coincide with an announcement of their farewell tour for later in 2010.

Sooo, before you start hounding your local concert venue for show details we have a lil' Simply Red competititon for you to win a copy (we have 5 to give away) of the previously mentioned 'Songs Of Love Album.' To win a copy all you have to do is answer this simple Simply related question...

Their first single, released in 1985, was a cover of a soul standard originally recorded by The Valentine Brothers. What was the full title of this song...

'_______ Too Tight (To Mention)"

A) MONEY
B) MY TROUSERS
C) MY MATE DAVE

Answers, Names, Addresses and PHONE NUMBERS to: competitions@bluesandsoul.com SIMPLY RED in the subject box please

'SONGS OF LOVE' Full Tracklisting:

1. テつSay You Love Me
2. テつYou Make Me Feel Brand New
3.テつ Stars
4.テつ Youテ「况e Got It
5.テつ For Your Babies
6.テつ If You Don't Know Me By Now
7. It's You
8. Beside You
9. Holding Back The Years
10. Smile
11. I Have The Love
12. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

Purchasers of the CD will be granted priority booking access to the pre-sale of tickets for the Simply Red Farewell tour. The テ「牢ongs of Loveテ「 album is to be available exclusively through Tesco stores and can be pre-ordered now - just follow the 'buy now' link below.
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