Deltics (album)

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Deltics
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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 3.5/5 stars [1]

Deltics is the second studio album by the rock artist Chris Rea. It was released in 1979 on Magnet Records. The album is named after the East Coast rail network's Deltic-class locomotives that were used 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]