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Mick Hucknall ("Red"): when I meet a girl after the show, I spend more time with her - take her out to dinner, and we get to know a little about each other. I don't fuck women, I make love to them.
Submitted by: I Chase Redhead Girls!
Mick Hucknall ("Red"): I know some critics and music journalists have these descriptive labels to describe what your band's style sounds like, but that can lead to some people saying that they listen to jazz or heavy metal and nothing else. Recently at Glasgow I saw a couple of guys in AC/DC T-shirts at the edge of the stage cheering, "Yeah, go Red!" That's what I like to see, people breaking barriers set up by these stupid fucking labels.
Submitted by: I Chase Red Head Girls!


Mick Hucknall was arrested for having sex with an underage rabbit last night.
Apparently he was ''holding back the ears'' and the ''bunny was too tight to mention''......
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Band Name Origins:

  • Saw a brief interview of the band before a concert many years ago, in which the interviewer asked Hucknall where they got their name. Hucknall replied "simply due to the fact that we are socialists" (red being the associated colour of solialism). Later claims that it is down to his hair colour comes from the fact that he is now extremely wealthy, which goes against the principles of Socialism. Loser. Submitted by: BigDog
  • Mick Hucknell is a big Mnchester United support. (I saw him leave an interview early because he had to go to a Manchester United football match.) Manchester United lay in red and their supporters call themsleves 'Reds', Mick Hucknell, therefore, is a Red. This, along with his hair colour gives the bands name. ( Submitted by: Paulmarkj

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Night Nurse""This heart is broken in two, tell her it's a case of emergency, there's a patient by the name of Mickey." Mick Hucknall is the lead singer of Simply Red. From the album titled "Blue." - Martha Hankins

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Simply DeadBecause they couldn't make any more music.tomario

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"A Blue Flame""A New Flame"Evil Olive
"Holding Back My Ears""Holding Back The Years"ben johnson

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Money's Too Tight To Mention,"But a song title has mentioned it already!Edie Gonzalez
"Holding Back The Years,"Time waits for no manGarry Davenport

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Something Got Me Started," Simply Red"What Is It?," Baby Bash
"Remembering The First Time," Simply Red"Feels Like The First Time," Foreigner

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Remembering The Fist Time" originally "Remembering The First Time"
Karen Smith
"Remembering The First Tie" originally "Remembering The First Time"
Karen Smith
"Remembering The First Tim" originally "Remembering The First Time"
Karen Smith
"A New Fame" originally "A New Flame"
"Holding Back the Ears" originally "Holding Back the Years"

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Monkey's Too Tight To Mention" originally "Money's Too Tight To Mention"

Change a Letter:

"Money's Too Right To Mention" originally "Money's Too Tight To Mention"
"So Hot Over You" originally "So Not Over You"
hot in terms of temperature
"No Not Over You" originally "So Not Over You"
as in, 'No, not over you (just yet)'
"So Now Over You" originally "So Not Over You"
"Holding Back The Yeats" originally "Holding Back The Years"
I'm still trying to study Shakespeare!
Rafeal De La Ghetto

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"If You Don't Know Me By Now""If You Don't Know Meat By Cow"zvoidx
"If You Don't Know Me by Now""If You Don't Know Memes by Now"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Sunrise""Bake Pies"Rick L.
"If You Don't Know Me By Now""If I Ain't Blown You By Now"Sister Amnesia
"For Your Babies""For Your Anus"Joe
"A New Flame""A New Name"Merry & Pippin
"If You Don't Know Me By Now""If You Don't Save Us By Now"Freddie C.
"Money's To Tight To Mension""Honey's To Sweet Demensia"Sarah Swanson
"Holding Back The Years""Throwing Up Your Beers"Malcolm Higgins

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Come To My AidTherapistsSteve

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Holding Back The YearsCouncil On AgingMartha Irvin
I'll Keep Holding OnTelephone CompanyPerry R. Cross
No DirectionDirectory InquiriesMarv
Look At You NowPlastic SurgeonMarv
Money's Too Tight To MentionSavings and LoanMarv
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
   Maroon 5
For Your Babies
   Simply Red
Sugar For Your Babies
Jacynthia Maries
I Love Your Smile
   Simply Red
I Love Your Fake Smile
Jacynthia Maries
   Dua Lipa
   Simply Red
Levitating Stars
Something In The Air
   Thunderclap Newman
Something Got Me Started
   Simply Red
Something In The Air Got Me Started
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Simple Red Minds
Simple Minds combined with Simply Red
or Simply Red Minds.
Submitted By: Eac Zeffron
Simply Purple
Blue combined with Simply Red
Simple:red and blue make purple.
Submitted By: Natasha
Simply Red Minds
Simply Red combined with Simple Minds
Submitted By: Dongquan
Simply Red Plan
Simply Red combined with Simple Plan
Submitted By: Dongquan

There are additional Simply Red Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Money's Too Tight (To Mention)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get the egg new foyen laser.
Original Lyrics:
Did the earth move for ya, Nancy?
"Holding Back the Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll keep pouring on
Original Lyrics:
I'll keep holding on
"Thrill Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grill me
Original Lyrics:
Thrill me
Misheard Lyrics:
Paramus, Paramus
Original Lyrics:
Forever, forever
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Thrill Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grill me
Original Lyrics:
Thrill me

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

I thought it was "grill me"!

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Home Loan Blues"
Better Lyrics:
You can't have me at all
Cause you gave me a damn sore leg
Original Lyrics:
You can have it all
But youv'e got to pay
Submitted by: Alana

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Holding Back The Years"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Holding back the years,
Thinking of the fear I've had for so long.
When somebody hears,
Listen to the fear that's gone.
Why They're Misrhymed:
No comments.
Submitted by: Mike Hack

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"The Right Thing"
The Dirty Lyrics:
Gonna move you slow, much harder though
Sexily so, I'm gonna do the right thing
Feelin' hot, I ain't never gonna stop
To get what you got, you better take what I bring
Feel it now, much harder now
More than any old how, say you feel the pain
Why They're Dirty:
The entire song as connotations of getting with his girl (or guy)
Submitted by: Hallaow!

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Money's Too Tight To Mention"
The Lyrics:
We're talking 'bout the dollar bill And that old man who's over the hill Now what are we all to do When money's got a hold on you?
Who They Mention:
Ronald Reagan. "Reaganomics" is also mentioned earlier in the lyrics. At the end of the song, they repeat "I'm talking 'bout Ronnie, Ronnie" and "Did the earth move for ya, Nancy?"
Submitted by: Martha Hankins

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Something Got Me Started"
Opening Lines:
Something got me started. You know that I will love you.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Holding Back The Years"
Opening Lines:
Holding back the years, thinking of the fear I've held for so long.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Holding Back They Ears" originally "Holding Back The Years"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Simple Dry Submitted by: Edie Gonzalez
Reds Imply Submitted by: Roxanne Drake
Milder Spy Submitted by: Roy R. Pryor
Rip My Sled Submitted by: Roger
My Red Lips Submitted by: Roy R. Pryor

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Hereby Holding A Stack" originally "Holding Back The Years"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Thereby Holding A Sack" originally "Holding Back The Years"
Submitted by: Alexis

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Oh, Snot Over You" originally "So Not Over You"
Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
"The Tight Ring" originally "The Right Thing"
Submitted by: Greg
"Yo Not Over Sue" originally "So Not Over You"
Submitted by: Anonymous

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Something Got Me Started"
The Lyrics:
Something got me started
You know that I will love you
Lately since we parted
I truly know that I need you
If you got a call during your divorce hearing, your wife or husband would have second thoughts.
Submitted by: Kerry

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