Saturday, 29 November 2014

The right thing - Simply Red

'The Right Thing' was released by Simply Red in 1987. It was taken from their second album 'Men and Women'. It displays more of a funk influence than the group's previous hits, but also retains the soul sound that became their trademark during the '80s. According to some sources, the racy sexually implicit nature of the song caused the album to be banned in Singapore.

The single reached number 11 in the UK singles chart in early 1987, but did not find significant success in the United States, only reaching number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 at a time where the group were at their peak amount of success in the States.

My collection: 7" single no. 5446
Found: unknown
Tracks: 'The right thing' / 'There's a light'

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