Fritz McIntyre

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Fritz McIntyre
Birth name Fritz McIntyre
Born (1958-09-02) 2 September 1958 (age 59)
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Genres Pop, soul, post-punk, CCM
Occupation(s) Singer, Musician
Instruments Vocals, Background Vocals, Keyboards
Years active 1985–present
Associated acts Simply Red
(1985–1995)
Website Simply Red Official Site
Notable instruments
Roland A-80

Fritz McIntyre (born 2 September 1958 in Birmingham, England) is a British musician, most famous for his tenure as keyboard player in the original line-up of Simply Red.

Career[edit]

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.[1]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fritz McIntyre | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-10-26.