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Right Said Fred

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The Uk dance-pop trio Right Said Fred scored a U.S. number 1 one in early 1992 with “I’m As well Sexy,” possibly the most ubiquitous novelty melody from the ’90s. The group was produced by brothers and Sussex natives Richard and Fred Fairbrass (the last mentioned of whom taken care of lead vocals); guitarist Rob Manzoli was afterwards put into flesh out the audio, as well as the trio’s name was in fact the name of the 1962 U.K. TOP one by Bernard Cribbins. Motivated by the man versions who frequented the fitness center where in fact the Fairbrass brothers worked well, the group lower a rough demonstration of “I’m As well Sexy” and, persuaded that these were onto something, lent £1,500 to make a finished expert with an effective blend. Dismayed by having less record company curiosity, promoter Man Holmes released the solitary by himself Tug label, and there is no preventing it once it strike the BBC airwaves. The song’s campy, tongue-in-cheek lyrics, in conjunction with Fairbrass’ deadpan speak-sing, produced “I’m As well Sexy” an internationally smash, as well as the video — prominently showcasing the brothers’ shaven mind and uncovered chests — became just like incessant because the capture phrase. “I’m As well Sexy” topped the American graphs for three weeks, producing Right Stated Fred the very first English act to perform that feat having a debut solitary because the Beatles. The follow-ups, “Don’t Chat Simply Kiss” and “Deeply Dippy” (extracted from the group’s debut recording, Up), were main U.K. strikes, with the second option becoming Right Stated Fred’s first number 1 hit within their homeland; nevertheless, neither solitary produced much of a direct effect within the U.S. beyond dance clubs, given that they weren’t quite as campy because the general public had come to anticipate. The non-album solitary “PLACE IT Out,” an advantage for Comic Alleviation, became Right Stated Fred’s fourth Best Five hit within the U.K. in 1993, exactly the same yr their second recording, Sex and Travel, was released; nevertheless, using the group currently pegged like a one-hit question within the U.S., the record wasn’t actually released stateside. Frustrated, Best Said Fred shaped their very own label and in 1996 came back making use of their third recording, Smashing!, which highlighted the British strike “BIG STYLE”; nevertheless, its limited distribution harm its overall possibilities for commercial achievement. Best Said Fred after that set their places on Germany, having harvested frustrated using the U.K.’s lukewarm reception. Putting your signature on using the country’s BMG branch, they charted back-to-back entries within the German TOP with 2001’s Fredhead and 2002’s OPERATE. On the other hand, the group also charted its initial Top 20 strike within the U.K. using the one “You’re My Partner.” Right Stated Fred toured European countries thoroughly between 2004 and 2006, frequently playing alongside the German pop superstar Nena, and 2008 noticed them time for the U.K. to record another record. Released afterwards that calendar year, I’m a Superstar spawned a international hit using its name monitor, which poked fun on the superstar lifestyle. The record Stop the planet implemented in 2011. In 2017, the group came back using the crowd-funded studio work Exactly!, offering the one “Sweet Goodies.”

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Full Name Right Said Fred
Music Songs I'm Too Sexy, Deeply Dippy, Don't Talk Just Kiss, You're My Mate, MoJive, A Love for All Seasons, Hands Up, Wonderman, Living on a Dream, Where Do You Go to My Love?, Stick It Out, Stand Up, Those Simple Things, We Are the Freds, Do Ya Feel, I'm Too Sexy, Sweet Treats, Upon My Heart, I Love You but I Don't Like You, Insatiable You, Is It True, Everybody Loves Me, No One on Earth, I'm Too Smurfy, The Sun Changes Everything, Right on the Kisser, Don't Make Me Laugh, Funk You, Bombay Moon, I Love My Car, I Ain't Stupid, I Am a Bachelor
Albums Up, Fredhead, Stand Up, Sex and Travel, I'm a Celebrity, Stop the World, For Sale, Sxaholic, Smashing!, Hands Up (For Lovers), Exactly!, Introducing... Right Said Fred, Schwarze Katze, Hits!
Nominations Brit Award for British Group, Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lorraine 2016 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Do-Over 2016 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Supernatural 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland 2012-2014 TV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes
Line of Duty 2013 performer: "I'M TOO SEXY"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2011 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Happy Endings 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2007-2011 TV Series documentary performer - 6 episodes
Newsnight 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
50 años de 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
90210 2009 TV Series 1 episode
My Name Is Earl 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2008 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Mr. Popular 2008 Short performer: "Deeply Dippy" / writer: "Deeply Dippy"
Willkommen Österreich 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Peep Show 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
NCIS 2006 TV Series 1 episode
The King of Queens 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture 2005 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Man of the House 2005/I performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Undercover 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Simpsons 1999-2004 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude 2004 Video Game performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
I Love the '90s 2004 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Der Wixxer 2004 performer: "The Wizard"
Dorm Daze 2003 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Stars 2001 - Die Aids-Gala 2001 TV Special documentary performer: "Lovesong"
The West Wing 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
What to Do? 2000 Short "I'm Too Sexy"
EastEnders 1996-1997 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
That Darn Cat 1997 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Beverly Hills Ninja 1997 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Bullet 1996 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1995-1996 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
It's My Party 1996 performer: "We Live The Life Of Love"
Solitaire for 2 1995 performer: "She's My Mrs"
Ready to Wear 1994 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
The Secrets of Sarah Jane: Sana'y mapatawad mo 1994 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Asterix in America 1994 performer: "Dance Dance Dance Under the Moon"
Blank Check 1994 performer: "WONDERMAN"
Grumpy Old Men 1993 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Only Fools and Horses.... 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Melrose Place 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Baywatch 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Despedida de Solteiro 1992 TV Series "Don't talk just kiss"
Encino Man 1992 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Motormouth 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kahit buhay ko... 1992 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"
Manta - Der Film 1991 performer: "I'm Too Sexy"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soundtrack to My Life 2007 TV Series 2007
The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna 1993 TV Series

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Horror House (Parody) 2017 Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Airborne 1993 composer: additional music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2014 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Big Brother's Bit on the Side 2013 TV Series Themselves
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Themselves
Newsnight 2010 TV Series Themselves
Peter live 2009 TV Series Themselves - Guests
ZDF-Fernsehgarten 2005-2009 TV Series documentary Themselves
Die ultimative Chartshow 2005-2008 TV Series documentary Themselves
Die Hit-Giganten 2006 TV Series documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops 2005 TV Series Themselves
Musik für Sie 2005 TV Series Themselves
100 Greatest One Hit Wonders 2002 TV Movie Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Themselves
Liquid News 2001 TV Series Themselves
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1995-1996 TV Series Themselves
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes 1993 TV Special Themselves
Children in Need 1992 TV Series Themselves
Parallel 9 1992 TV Series Themselves
Tonight Live with Steve Vizard 1992 TV Series Himself
The 1992 World Music Awards 1992 TV Special Themselves
Motormouth 1992 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
The Word 1991-1992 TV Series Themselves
Brit Awards 1992 1992 TV Special Themselves
Top of the Pops 1991 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Peter Andre's 90 Party Hits of the 90s 2014 TV Movie Themselves
20 to 1 2007 TV Series documentary Themselves
One Hit Wonders 2004 TV Movie Themselves
50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs... Ever 2004 TV Movie documentary Themselves

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