Chris Rea



Chris Rea
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Rating
Active
1978
Born
March 4, 1951 in Middlesbrough
Location
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
Genres
Vocal
Biography
Christopher Anton Rea (pronounced Ree-ah), born 4 March 1951, is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Middlesbrough, England. Rea's recording career began in 1978. Although he almost immediately had a US hit single with "Fool (If You Think It's Over)", Rea's initial focus was on continental Europe, releasing eight albums in the 1980s. It wasn't until 1985's Shamrock Diaries and the songs "Stainsby Girls" and "Josephine," that UK audiences began to take notice of him. Follow up albums On The Beach and Dancing With Strangers became UK hits and then the New Light Through Old Windows compilation album in 1988 cemented his reputation.
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If You Were Me

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Auberge

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Blue Cafe

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Steel River

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Josephine

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One Golden Rule

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All Summer Long

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Stone

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Shamrock Diaries

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Love Turns to Lies

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Road Songs for Lovers

Road Songs for Lovers

Chris Rea September 29, 2017

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Tennis

Tennis

Chris Rea September 9, 2014

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Water Sign

Water Sign

Chris Rea August 22, 2014

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Shamrock Diaries

Shamrock Diaries

Chris Rea January 14, 2014

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God's Great Banana Skin

God's Great Banana Skin

Chris Rea October 14, 2013

11 Tracks

Auberge

Auberge

Chris Rea November 14, 2012

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Chris Rea

Chris Rea

Chris Rea December 25, 2011

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Santo Spirito Blues

Santo Spirito Blues

Chris Rea September 5, 2011

13 Tracks

Deltics

Deltics

Chris Rea September 8, 2010

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