Fairground

Album: Life (1995)
Charted: 1

Songfacts®:

  • The basis for this song is "Give It Up," a UK Top 5 hit for the Dutch duo The Goodmen. Mick Hucknall acknowledged The Goodmen in this song with the lyric, "Let's make amends like all goodmen should."
  • This is Simply Red's best selling single in the UK, with 783,000 copies sold. It's also their only single to top the British charts - both "Holding Back The Years" and "If You Don't Know Me By Now" topped the American charts but peaked at #2 in Britain. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2

Comments: 1

  • Jennifer from Indianapolis, InLOVE LOVE LOVE this song. I first heard it when I was traveling in the UK in 1995 and immediately bought the CD as soon as I returned home. The whole CD is awesome.
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