Chris talks to The Telegraph about his first car and passing his driving test in an ice cream van. “I’m currently under orders from my wife to try and change. She says: talk to yourself, you can’t change the world. But after 10 minutes, I’m knocking my head against the window. Everyone’s so f***ing stupid. […]
Chris Rea visited the Jools Holland show (BBC Radio 2) on October 12th, you can listen to the show online. Chris comes in at 33:30, and also performs a live version of Be Bop A Lula. The show is available online until November 11th. You can see some photos from the visit on Twitter.
The long-awaited remake of La Passione has finally received a release date: November 6, 2015. The box set will be comprised of 2 CDs and 2 DVDs, and a 70-page coffee-table book with photographcs and paintings by Chris Rea. CD1 & CD2; Original Music from the 1996 soundtrack album ‘La Passione’, re-mastered & some remixed, including […]
As the tour now is done, and the Christmas Day has gone by, I would like to do some summarizing posts dedicated to this tour. I think it is also important to consider that (almost) every concert was recorded and ‘officially’ released for sale, so that we have a kind of live album (in 33 […]
“They used to call it cancer and I knew very little about it.“Now they give your condition a name and mine has only just been identified. “For the record, it’s IgG-4 and when you have it your immune system attacks your own organs. “It becomes a mass and that’s why they call it cancer.” Read […]
“But for Rea’s fans it is his guitar prowess that matters most and he is a very fine guitarist. Backed by a talented six-piece outfit he rocked the hall and sent them out singing.” Read the full review here: Chris Rea lets his music do the talking during Welsh gig
“This was in every sense a true blues show. There was no showmanship, very little verbal communication to the audience – hell, he didn’t even say hello! But he didn’t need to, for he knew the audience had come to see him play, not hear him talk – and he really did let his music […]