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Chris Rea

g, *1951 GB
Singer / Musician / Composer / Songwriter / Producer of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Christopher Anton Rea

Christopher Anton Rea (/ˈriːə/ REE-ə; born 4 March 1951) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist, recognisable for his distinctive, husky voice and slide guitar playing. The British Hit Singles & Albums stated that Rea was "one of the most popular UK singer-songwriters of the late 1980s. He was already a major European star by the time he finally cracked the UK Top 10 with his 18th chart entry; The Road to Hell (Part 2)". As of 2009, he has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Slide guitar
  • Piano
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Blues
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Fool (If You Think It's Over) on New Light Through Old Windows by Chris Rea
Looking for the Summer on Auberge by Chris Rea
Josephine on Shamrock Diaries by Chris Rea
The Road to Hell Part 2 on The Road to Hell by Chris Rea
On the Beach on New Light Through Old Windows by Chris Rea
The Blue Cafe on The Very Best of Chris Rea by Chris Rea
On the Beach on On the Beach by Chris Rea
Driving Home for Christmas on New Light Through Old Windows by Chris Rea
I Can Hear Your Heartbeat on Water Sign by Chris Rea
And You My Love on Auberge by Chris Rea

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Road Songs For LoversChris Rea2017Album
The Road AheadChris Rea2017Single
The Triple Album CollectionChris Rea2013Album
Greatest HitsChris Rea2012Compil.
Santo Spirito BluesChris Rea2011Album
The Journey 1978 - 2009Chris Rea2011Compil.
MP3Chris Rea2011Compil.
The Chance Of LoveChris Rea2011Album
Original Album SeriesChris Rea2010Album
Come So Far, Yet Still So Far To GoChris Rea2009Album
Still So Far To Go...The Best OfChris Rea2009Compil.
Driving Home For ChristmasChris Rea2009Album
On The Beach / JosephineChris Rea2008Single
Fool If You Think It's Over (The Definitive Greatest Hits)Chris Rea2008Compil.
Presents : The Return Of The Fabulous Hofner BluenotesChris Rea2008Album
Presents : The Return Of The Fabulous Hofner BluenotesChris Rea2008Single
On The Beach / The Road To HellChris Rea2008Compil.
Greatest HitsChris Rea2007Compil.
MP3 CollectionChris Rea2007Compil.
The Works (A 3 CD Retrospective)Chris Rea2007Compil.
(Blue Guitars) - A Collection Of Songs -Chris Rea2007Compil.
The Ultimate Collection 1978-2000Chris Rea2007Compil.
Greatest HitsChris Rea2007Compil.
The Platinum CollectionChris Rea2006Compil.
Домашняя КоллекцияChris Rea2006Album
The Road To Hell & BackChris Rea2006Album
The History Of Last Romantic Volume 2Chris Rea2006Compil.
Даёшь Музыку MP3 CollectionChris Rea2006Compil.
The Road To Hell & Back (The Farewell Tour)Chris Rea2006Album
On The Beach / Belladonna (Tangoterje Edits)Chris Rea / Andreas Vollenweider2006Album
(Blue Guitars) SamplerChris Rea2005Compil.
Heartbeats - Greatest HitsChris Rea2005Compil.
Blue GuitarsChris Rea2005Album
The Blue Jukebox & Blue Street (Five Guitars)Chris Rea2005Compil.
Het Beste Van Chris ReaChris Rea2005Compil.
The Blue Jukebox & Stony Road (The Premium Collection)Chris Rea2005Album
The Blue JukeboxChris Rea2004Album
The Blue Jukebox (5 Track Album Sampler)Chris Rea2004Album
The Blue JukeboxChris Rea2004Album
MP3 Звездная СерияChris Rea2004Compil.
Baby Don't CryChris Rea2004Single
The Road To HellChris Rea2004Album
Music Box Vol.2Chris Rea2003Album
Blue Street (Five Guitars)Chris Rea2003Album
Hofner Blue NotesChris Rea2003Album
My Peace Will ComeChris Rea2003Single
Summer Miles (The Best)Chris Rea2003Compil.
Gold BalladsChris Rea2003Compil.
VideoChris Rea2003Album
All StarsChris Rea2003Compil.
Dancing Down The Stony RoadChris Rea2002Album
Driving Home For ChristmasChris Rea2002Single
Stony RoadChris Rea2002Album
Dancing Down The Stony RoadChris Rea2002Album
Chris Rea 1989-2002 (CD2)Chris Rea2002Compil.
Dancing Down The Stony RoadChris Rea2002Album
Chris Rea (2CD)Chris Rea2002Album
Dancing The Blues AwayChris Rea2002Single
The Very Best Of (3 Track Album Sampler)Chris Rea2002Album
Love BalladsChris Rea2002Compil.
Music BoxChris Rea2002Album
A Clear Day (St. Swithun's Day)David Knopfler With Chris Rea2002Single
All Time Hits 1980-2002Chris Rea2002Compil.
The Very Best OfChris Rea2001Compil.
Who Do You LoveChris Rea2001Single
Коллекция Альбомов (1978-1988) CD 1, MP3Chris Rea2001Compil.
Your Love Is Setting Me FreeWatermen Meets Chris Rea2001Single
On The Beach / The Road To HellChris Rea2001Album
Forever GoldChris Rea2000Compil.
King Of The Beach - The InterviewChris Rea2000Album
King Of The BeachChris Rea2000Album
All Summer LongChris Rea2000Single
The Best Of Chris ReaChris Rea1999Compil.
The Road To Hell Part 2Chris Rea1999Album
Golden Collection 2000Chris Rea1999Compil.
The Way You Look TonightChris Rea1999Single
Very BestChris Rea1999Compil.
Forever GoldChris Rea1999Compil.
Chris De Burgh & Chris ReaChris De Burgh & Chris Rea1999Compil.
Greatest HitsChris Rea1999Compil.
World Ballads CollectionChris Rea1999Compil.
New Times SquareChris Rea1999Single
The Blue CafeChris Rea1998Album
Sweet Summer DayChris Rea1998Single
SamplerChris Rea1998Album
Thinking Of YouChris Rea1998Single
Wired To The MoonChris Rea1998Album
Sweet Summer Day / Say You DoChris Rea / Ultra1998Single
The Blue Cafe InterviewChris Rea1998Album
The Best Of Chris ReaChris Rea1998Compil.
Square Peg, Round HoleChris Rea1998Single
The Blue CafeChris Rea1997Single
Only To FlyChris Rea1997Single
Bits Of ChrisChris Rea1997Compil.
'Disco' La PassioneChris Rea / Shirley Bassey1996Single
Auberge / On The BeachChris Rea1996Compil.
La PassioneChris Rea1996Album
On The Beach "TV-Spot KRÖNUNG MILD"Chris Rea1996Album
The Road To Hell / Espresso LogicChris Rea1996Compil.
The Best Of Chris Rea. Part 2.Chris Rea1996Compil.
Girl In A Sports CarChris Rea1996Single
JosephineChris Rea1995Album
Johnny Needs A Fast CarChris Rea1994Single
The Very BestChris Rea1994Compil.
The Best Of Chris ReaChris Rea1994Compil.
You Can Go Your Own WayChris Rea1994Single
Down The Road...! (Live Rotterdam '93)Chris Rea1993Album
Midnight BlueChris Rea1993Compil.
Working On ItChris Rea1993Album
God's Great Realist Live 1993Chris Rea1993Album
Soft Top, Hard ShoulderChris Rea1993Single
JuliaChris Rea1993Single
Espresso LogicChris Rea1993Single
Too Much PrideChris Rea1993Single
Espresso LogicChris Rea1993Album
I Can Hear Your Heartbeat / JosephineChris Rea1993Single
Interview 22nd September 1992Chris Rea1992Album
Nothing To FearChris Rea1992Single
God's Great Banana SkinChris Rea1992Album
God's Great Banana SkinChris Rea1992Single
Dancing ShoesChris Rea1992Album
Winter Song EPChris Rea1991Album
AubergeChris Rea1991Album
AubergeChris Rea1991Single
Only The Ones We Love / AubergeTanita Tikaram / Chris Rea1991Single
Rea On Rea (Chris Rea Interview Summer 1991)Chris Rea1991Album
Looking For The SummerChris Rea1991Single
HeavenChris Rea1991Single
Tell Me There's A HeavenChris Rea1990Single
Ing...Chris Rea1990Compil.
TexasChris Rea1990Single
The Road To Hell (Parts 1 & 2)Chris Rea1989Single
Lexus CollectionChris Rea1989Compil.
We Almost Got It Together / The Road To HellTanita Tikaram / Chris Rea1989Single
Grand CollectionChris Rea1989Compil.
Chris Rea Vol.ⅢChris Rea1989Compil.
That's What They Always Say (Remix)Chris Rea1989Single
The Road To HellChris Rea1989Album
Que SeraChris Rea1988Single
I Can Hear Your HeartbeatChris Rea1988Single
Fool (If You Think It's Over)Chris Rea1988Single
Twist In My Sobriety / Let's DanceTanita Tikaram / Chris Rea1988Single
Working On ItChris Rea1988Single
On The Beach (Summer '88)Chris Rea1988Single
New Light Through Old Windows (The Best Of Chris Rea)Chris Rea1988Compil.
Driving Home For Christmas - The Christmas EPChris Rea1988Album
A ProfileChris Rea1987Album
Dancing With StrangersChris Rea1987Album
Loving You AgainChris Rea1987Single
12" SamplerChris Rea1987Album
Let's DanceChris Rea1987Single
Let's Dance / Play To WinChris Rea / Gung-Ho1987Single
Vol. IIChris Rea1987Compil.
Joys Of ChristmasChris Rea1987Single
SnowChris Rea1987Album
On The BeachChris Rea1986Album
It's All Gone (Mini Album - Volume III)Chris Rea1986Album
Hello FriendChris Rea1986Single
GivernyChris Rea1986Single
On The Beach / Don't Waste My TimeChris Rea / Paul Hardcastle1986Single
On The BeachChris Rea1986Single
It's All GoneChris Rea1986Single
HerzklopfenChris Rea1986Compil.
Gonna Buy That HatChris Rea1986Single
Driving Home For ChristmasChris Rea1986Single
In Concert-387Chris Rea1986Album
First Italian TourChris Rea1986Album
Congratulations Chris Rea On Going Gold With The Album On The BeachChris Rea1986Compil.
Shamrock DiariesChris Rea1985Single
Stainsby GirlsChris Rea1985Single
JosephineChris Rea1985Album
Shamrock DiariesChris Rea1985Album
All Summer LongChris Rea1985Single
Touché D'AmourChris Rea1984Single
Wired To The MoonChris Rea1984Single
Ace Of HeartsChris Rea1984Single
Wired To The MoonChris Rea1984Album
I Don't Know What It Is But I Love ItChris Rea1984Single
BombolliniChris Rea1984Single
Love's Strange WaysChris Rea1983Single
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (Io Che Non Vivo Senza Te) / Let It LooseWall Street Crash / Chris Rea1983Single
I Can Hear Your Heart Beat / MaracanàChris Rea1983Single
Water SignChris Rea1983Album
Hey YouChris Rea1983Single
Let It LooseChris Rea1983Album
I Can Hear Your HeartbeatChris Rea1983Single
Goodbye Little ColombusChris Rea1982Single
Chris ReaChris Rea1982Album
Loving YouChris Rea1982Single
Fool If You Think It's OverChris Rea1981Single
Chris ReaChris Rea1981Album
Do It For Your LoveChris Rea1981Single
Every Beat Of My HeartChris Rea1981Single
TennisChris Rea1980Single
Voy A Volverme Loco (Fool (If You Think It's Over)Chris Rea1980Single
In Concert-233The Tourists / Chris Rea1980Album
TennisChris Rea1980Album
Since I Don't See You AnymoreChris Rea1980Single
Dancing GirlsChris Rea1980Single
Don't Want Your Best FriendChris Rea1979Single
Raincoat And A RoseChris Rea1979Single
DelticsChris Rea1979Album
Chris ReaChris Rea1979Album
SeabirdChris Rea1979Single
DiamondsChris Rea1979Single
Whatever Happened To Benny Santini?Chris Rea1978Album
Fool (If You Think It's Over)Chris Rea1978Single
Whatever Happened To Benny Santini?Chris Rea1978Single
Fool (If You Think It's Over) / Kiss You All OverChris Rea / Exile1978Single
So Much LoveChris Rea1974Single
Universal Collection. Gold EditionChris ReaCompil.
Little Jeannie / That's What They Always SayBlue System / Chris ReaSingle
Музыкальная Коллекция 4 в 1Elton John / Chris de Burgh / Chris Rea / Dire StraitsAlbum
"Questions & Answers" EPK / Interview-CDChris ReaAlbum
Your Deep Blue SeaChris ReaAlbum
PlatinumChris ReaCompil.
Album Six: (Chicago Blues)Chris ReaAlbum
MP3 CollectionChris ReaCompil.
MP3 CollectionChris ReaAlbum
MP3Chris ReaCompil.
It's All GoneChris ReaAlbum
Blue Guitars. Album Nine: (Celtic & Irish Blues)Chris ReaAlbum
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