Those Simple Things/Daydream

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"Those Simple Things" / "Daydream"
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Single by Right Said Fred
from the album Up
ReleasedJuly 1992
Format CD, 7", 12"
Genre Dance-pop
Length5:08("Those Simple Things")
3:38 ("Daydream")
Label Tug
Songwriter(s) Richard Fairbrass, Fred Fairbrass, Rob Manzoli
Producer(s) Tommy D ("Those Simple Things")
Walter Turbitt ("Daydream")
Right Said Fred singles chronology
"Deeply Dippy"
"Those Simple Things" / "Daydream"
"Stick It Out"

"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 .

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north-northwest. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

Right Said Fred Band

Right Said Fred are an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989. Guitarist Rob Manzoli joined the duo in 1990. The group has achieved multi-platinum status and has also won two Ivor Novello Awards – for "I'm Too Sexy" (1991) and "Deeply Dippy" (1992). In 1993, Right Said Fred were nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Group.

<i>Up</i> (Right Said Fred album) 1992 studio album by Right Said Fred

Up is the debut album of British pop group Right Said Fred, released in 1992 on Charisma Records and Tug Recordings. The album contains the group's only United States Top 40 hit, "I'm Too Sexy", which hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks in February 1992.


"Daydream" is a cover version of the song of the same name by The Lovin' Spoonful.

Daydream (The Lovin Spoonful song) 1966 single by The Lovin Spoonful

"Daydream" is a popular song written by John Sebastian, first released in 1966. The song was originally recorded that year by Sebastian's group The Lovin' Spoonful and released on their album of the same title. "Daydream" originated with Sebastian's attempt to rewrite The Supremes' "Baby Love".

The Lovin Spoonful American band

The Lovin' Spoonful is an American rock band, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and well known for a number of hit songs in the 1960s including "Summer in the City", "Do You Believe In Magic", "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?", and "Daydream".

Track listings

  1. "Those Simple Things" (7" edit) – 3:28
  2. "Daydream" – 3:41
  3. "Those Simple Things" (12" mix) – 6:19
  4. "I'm Too Sexy (Trexmix)" – 5:26
UK 12" (12 SNOG 4)
  1. "Those Simple Things" (12" version)
  2. "Daydream"
  3. "Those Simple Things" (7" edit)
  4. "I'm Too Sexy (Trexmix)"
UK 7" (SNOG 4)
  1. "Those Simple Things"
  2. "Daydream"

Chart positions

Chart (1992)Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) [1] 29
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) [2] 27
Germany (Official German Charts) [3] 48
Ireland (IRMA)21
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) [4] 20
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) [5] 18
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)29

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