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On The Beach - Chris Rea - The Best Of Chris Rea (CD)


  1. AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine All of the highlights from guitarist/songwriter Chris Rea 's moody late-'80s and early-'90s records are collected on The Best of Chris Rea. For neophytes and casual fans, this a perfect introduction, though more serious listeners will find plenty to .
  2. The beach in question is in Formentera, an island off the coast of Spain. "That's where me and my wife became me and my wife," Rea said in a Songfacts interview. "Yeah, I was 'between the eyes of love.' It's a lovely island." Rea and his wife, Joan, have been a couple since This single was in.
  3. "Rhiannon" is a Welch goddess. Stevie Nicks wrote the song, and it was a huge influence on her image, inspiring her flowing shawls and black outfits she began wearing on stage. Pink Floyd's "Talkin' Hawkin'" uses a sample of Stephen Hawking's synthesized voice taken from a speech he made for a
  4. "On the Beach" is a song by British singer-songwriter Chris Rea that was released in as the second single from his eighth studio album On the Beach. It was written by Rea and produced by Rea and David Richards. "On the Beach" reached No. 57 in the UK. Later in , Rea re-recorded "On the Beach" for his album New Light Through Old Windows, released it as a single. Produced by Rea and .
  5. Editorial Reviews. Digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition. In April On the Beach was released and broke into the UK Top 20 at # The album started building Rea's international reputation with top 10 chart positions across Europe/5(26).
  6. © Billboard. All Rights Reserved. Billboard is a subsidiary of Valence Media, LLC. Explore the Artist Hot Fool If You Think It's Over Chris Rea.
  7. Aug 14,  · The version released on the original LP was replaced in later CD editions by the "disco" version, which is also the basis for the later "Josephine (La version Francais)". The original LP version was later made available on the French release "The Best of Chris Rea" in
  8. May 18,  · Towards the end of , Warner Music’s Rhino imprint re-issued five of Chris Rea’s most successful albums as lavish 2CD sets, with the original albums joined by a full bonus disc of B-sides, Live recordings and outtakes from the same period; Shamrock Diaries (), On The Beach (), Dancing With Strangers (), The Road To Hell () and Auberge ().

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