Mick Hucknall is most famous for being the former frontman of Manchester soul band Simply Red. The band split up after a sell-out farewell tour in 2010, leaving Hucknall free to pursue his solo musical interests.
Mick Hucknall released his second solo album, American Soul, in October 2012 and it reached No.6 in the UK chart. The album featured Hucknall's take on classic songs that have inspired him throughout his life.
Mick Hucknall completed his first solo tour in 2013. 'Mick Hucknall sings American Soul' visited venues across the UK and Ireland in April 2013.