Deltics

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Deltics
Studio album by Chris Rea
Released 1979
Genre Album-oriented rock
Label United Artists (US)/
Magnet (Rest Of World)
Producer Gus Dudgeon
Chris Rea chronology
Whatever Happened to Benny Santini?
(1978)
Deltics
(1979)
Tennis
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Deltics is the second studio album by Chris Rea, released in 1979. The title is a reference to the Deltic-class locomotives that were used on the UK East Coast rail network in the 1960s and 1970s.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Chris Rea.

  1. "Twisted Wheel" – 05:15
  2. "The Things Lovers Should Do" – 03:35
  3. "Dance! (Don't Think)" – 03:52
  4. "Raincoat and a Rose" – 04:09
  5. "Cenotaph/Letter from Amsterdam" – 05:49
  6. "Deltics" – 05:28
  7. "Diamonds" – 04:51
  8. "She Gave It Away" – 04:00
  9. "Don't Want Your Best Friend" – 03:44
  10. "No Qualifications" – 02:20
  11. "Seabird" – 02:52

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Rea - vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Robert Ahwai- guitar
  • Eoghan O'Neill - bass
  • Kevin Leach - keyboards
  • Max Middleton - keyboards
  • Dave Mattacks - drums
  • Adrian Rea - drums
  • Martin Ditcham - percussion

Singles[edit]

  1. "Diamonds" b/w "Cleveland Calling"
  2. "Raincoat and a Rose" b/w "No Qualifications"

References[edit]