Fritz McIntyre

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Fritz McIntyre
Birth name Fritz McIntyre
Born (1952-09-02) 2 September 1952 (age 61)
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Genres Pop,
R&B Punk,
Occupations Singer, Musician
Instruments Vocals, Background Vocals, Keyboards
Years active 1985–present
Associated acts Simply Red
Website Simply Red Official Site
Notable instruments
Roland A-80

Fritz McIntyre (born 2 September 1952 in Birmingham, England) is a British musician, most famous for his tenure as keyboard player in the original line-up of Simply Red.


McIntyre co-wrote many of Simply Red's songs with frontman Mick Hucknall and sang background vocals; he also sang lead vocals on the song "wonderland" from the Stars album. He was in the band from their debut album Picture Book in 1985 until their 1995 album Life.

After leaving Simply Red, McIntyre subsequently released an eponymous debut solo album. He then moved to Ontario, Canada where he released a Christian worship album First Fruits. He now resides in the United States where he is the music director of a large Florida church.