‘Tennis’: How Chris Rea’s Third Album Served Up A Winner
Free from commercial pressures, Chris Rea’s third album, ‘Tennis’, saw him settle some scores and play the game on his own terms.
‘Water Sign’: How Chris Rea’s Fifth Album Turned The Tide
Caught in a riptide of disillusionment, Chris Rea’s free-flowing yet choppy 1983 album, ‘Water Sign’, led to a sea change in his fortunes.
‘The Road To Hell Part 2’: How Chris Rea Added Fuel To The Fire
Hitting the road yet again, Chris Rea’s sequel album, ‘The Road To Hell Part 2’, went off the beaten track to fuse guitar with dance rhythms.
The Road To Hell: How Chris Rea Sped To His Biggest Success
Turning traffic woes into a dismantling of social decay, Chris Rea’s ‘The Road To Hell’ album emerged from gridlock as a soft-rock classic.
Dancing With Strangers: How Chris Rea Whirled His Way To The Top
Proving that Chris Rea was the major-selling artist he had the potential to be, ‘Dancing With Strangers’ delivered on all his early promise.
Chris Rea Songs: The 30 Best Tracks For The Open Road
With smooth guitar riffs and a huskily laidback drawl, the best Chris Rea songs put him on a road to glory as a bittersweet blues-rock hero.
Driving Home For Christmas: The Road To Chris Rea’s Seasonal Smash
Recorded just for fun, Driving Home For Christmas became an unexpected classic that now soundtracks Yuletide traffic jams the world over.
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