Chris Rea (album)

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Chris Rea
Studio album by Chris Rea
Released 1982
Recorded 1981
Genre Album-oriented rock
Label Magnet
Producer Jon Kelly, Chris Rea
Chris Rea chronology
Tennis
(1980)
Chris Rea
(1982)
Water Sign
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Chris Rea is the fourth (self-titled) studio album by the artist of the same name, released in 1982.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Chris Rea

  1. "Loving You" 3:47
  2. "If You Choose to Go" 4:11
  3. "Guitar Street" 3:58
  4. "Do You Still Dream?" 4:00
  5. "Every Beat of My Heart" 3:18
  6. "Goodbye Little Columbus" 4:15
  7. "One Sweet Tender Touch" 3:50
  8. "Do It for Your Love" 3:45
  9. "Just Want to Be with You" 4:00
  10. "Runaway" 3:32
  11. "When You Know Your Love Has Died" 4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Rea - vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, slide guitar, accordion, mandolin, dobro, producer
  • Robert Ahwry - guitar
  • Martin Kershaw - guitar
  • Jim Mullen - guitar
  • Alan Murphy - guitar
  • Simon Nicol - guitar
  • Bruce Lynch - bass
  • Steve Lawrence - bass, string bass
  • Eoghan O'Neill - bass
  • David Paton - bass
  • Andy Powell - bass
  • Kevin Leach - keyboards
  • Max Middleton - keyboards
  • Mike Moran - keyboards
  • Pete Wingfield - keyboards, organ
  • Dave Skinner - piano
  • Ron Asprey - saxophone
  • Skaila Kanga - harmonica, harp
  • David Snell - harp
  • Stuart Elliott - drums
  • Dave Mattacks - drums
  • Adrian Rea - drums
  • Ray Cooper - percussion, tambourine
  • Martin Ditcham - percussion
  • Burleigh Drummond - backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon - backing vocals
  • Katie Kissoon - backing vocals
  • David Pack - backing vocals
  • Joe Puerta - backing vocals
  • Linda Taylor - backing vocals
  • Jon Kelly - producer, engineer
  • Renate - assistant engineer
  • Tony Richards - assistant engineer

Singles[edit]

  1. "Loving You" b/w "Let Me be the One"
  2. "Every Beat of My Heart" b/w "One Sweet Tender Touch"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Chris Rea (album) at AllMusic