Simply Red set for Belfast next week

Simply Red are returning to Belfast.

Simply Red are returning to Belfast.

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Simply Red are reformed and are heading to Belfast next week!

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary, the band will bring their world tour to The SSE Arena, Belfast on Wednesday December 2, with very special guest Natalie Imbruglia.

Since they burst onto the scene in 1985 with their seminal cover of ‘Money’s Too Tight To Mention’, Simply Red have made a string of classic, landmark albums that defined British R ‘n B throughout the 1980s and 1990s, introducing a generation to the joys of soul music and Mick Hucknall’s iconic voice.

Now back in vogue with countless young artists name checking their influence, Simply Red are going through something of a renaissance being re-appraised as one of the great British bands.

The band finished its initial, unbroken 25 year run with a concert at London’s O2 Arena in 2010, and now the time has come to get back on stage together.

“I like an anniversary, and this is a big one,” Mick Hucknall says, “It feels like the right time.”

Tickets are still available for the show from the SSE Arena, Belfast Box Office: Tel. 02890 739074 or you can book online at www.ssearenabelfast.com

Alternatively, tickets are available from the usual Ticketmaster Outlets or by telephone (24 Hour): 0844 277 44 55 or online at www.ticketmaster.ie

Having sold 60 million albums worldwide Simply Red have a timeless back catalogue that includes the hits ‘Holding Back The Years’, ‘If You Don’t Know Me By Now’, ‘Something Got Me Started’, ‘The Right Thing’, ‘Stars’, ‘Fairground’, ‘The Air That I Breathe’ and ‘Sunrise’.