The Best of Chris Rea

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The Best of Chris Rea
The Best of Chris Rea.jpg
Greatest hits album by Chris Rea
Released 1994
Recorded 1978-1993
Genre Album-oriented rock
Length 77:15
Label East West
Producer Chris Rea / various
Chris Rea chronology
Espresso Logic
(1993)Espresso Logic1993
The Best of Chris Rea
(1994)
La Passione
(1996)La Passione1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

The Best of Chris Rea is the second compilation album by Chris Rea, released in 1994.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Chris Rea.

"You Can Go Your Own Way" and a re-released "Tell Me There's a Heaven" were released as singles in late 1994 to promote this album.

"Three Little Green Candles" is a bonus track which was released slightly earlier on the "You Can Go Your Own Way" single.

  1. "The Road to Hell (Part 2)" - 4:32
  2. "Josephine" - 4:34
  3. "Let's Dance" - 4:17
  4. "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" - 4:07
  5. "Auberge" - 4:45
  6. "Julia" - 3:56
  7. "Stainsby Girls" - 4:08
  8. "If You Were Me" (duet with Elton John) - 4:23
  9. "On the Beach" - 6:51
  10. "Looking for the Summer" - 5:02
  11. "I Can Hear Your Heartbeat" - 3:26
  12. "You Can Go Your Own Way" - 3:57
  13. "God's Great Banana Skin" - 4:19
  14. "Winter Song" - 4:32
  15. "Gone Fishing" - 4:42
  16. "Tell Me There's a Heaven" - 6:02
  17. "Three Little Green Candles" - 3:42

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[1] Platinum 50,000*
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[2] Gold 32,000[2]
France (SNEP)[3] 2× Gold 200,000*
Germany (BVMI)[4] Platinum 500,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[5] Gold 50,000*
Sweden (GLF)[6] Gold 50,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[7] Platinum 50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[8] Platinum 300,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[9] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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