Let's Dance (Chris Rea song)
|Single by Chris Rea|
|from the album Dancing with Strangers|
|Released||6 June 1987|
|Chris Rea singles chronology|
Let's Dance is a 1987 single by British singer-songwriter Chris Rea. The song first appeared in an early form as a b-side to the "It's All Gone" single in 1986 and was then re-recorded for his 1987 album Dancing with Strangers. It reached a peak of #12 in the UK Singles Chart, remaining in the chart for 10 weeks. In 1988 it was re-ecorded again for the New Light Through Old Windows album and this version is the most well known. Another version of the song was re-released with new lyrics in 1997 by Middlesbrough F.C., Rea's hometown football club, with the new lyrics provided by comedian Bob Mortimer.
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- Roberts, p.335