The British band, Simply Red was a major force in England with their sophisticated brand of Blue Eyed Soul. As amazing as their sound was they were criticized by some as their greatest hits were often covers of older Soul songs but they definitely put their own spin on it and with some American success they could receive a brief look from the nominating committee.
The Bullet Points:
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom (Manchester, England)
NIHOF’s Favorite Album:
Picture Book (1985)
NIHOF’s Favorite Song:Holding Back the Years (From Picture Book, 1985)