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Something Got Him Started: Mick Hucknall's Favourite Albums
David Bennun , November 13th, 2019 10:02

As Simply Red release a new album, Mick Hucknall talks about what he considers the “perfect and complete” albums that inspired him, defined his approach to making music, and taught him how to be in a band. Also, about how he thrilled he was to be cock-blocked by Miles Davis. Photo by Dean Chalkley


Bill Evans – You Must Believe In Spring
Ahh, it's gorgeous. The images I have, just putting it on on a Saturday morning. There's something always very quiet and leisurely about a Saturday morning, and again, it's just a complete album. I like the bass sound, it's a slightly more modern sound, and the brilliant execution, the mastery of it – I would say to anybody, just have that album, put it on and relax.