|"Those Simple Things" / "Daydream"|
|Single by Right Said Fred|
|from the album Up|
|Length||5:08("Those Simple Things")|
|Songwriter(s)||Richard Fairbrass, Fred Fairbrass, Rob Manzoli|
|Producer(s)||Tommy D ("Those Simple Things")|
Walter Turbitt ("Daydream")
|Right Said Fred singles chronology|
"Those Simple Things" and "Daydream" (sometimes subtitled "What a Day for a") are songs by English pop group Right Said Fred, released as a double a-side single, and the fourth and final single from their album Up .
"Daydream" is a cover version of the song of the same name by The Lovin' Spoonful.
|Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)||29|
|Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)||27|
|Germany (Official German Charts)||48|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||20|
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)||18|
|UK Singles (OCC)||29|
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