Following his 46 date sell-out UK & European tour in 2012, one of the UK’s foremost singer songwriters Chris Rea is set to return to the stage with 12 UK dates this December.
The tour will be in support of a new album which will be released in September and will start in Manchester 1st December, taking in all corners if the UK, including Belfast’s Waterfront, before wrapping up at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo Saturday 20thDecember. Chris will also perform at this year’s Montreux Jazz festival in July.
Chris Rea is the man behind the number 1 album’s ‘The Road To Hell’ in 1989 and ‘Auberge’ in 1991, and countless hits including ‘Fool (If You Think It’s Over)’, ‘On The Beach’, ‘Let’s Dance’, ‘Josephine’, ‘Stainsby’ Girls and many more. A retrospective, 2009’s ‘Still So Far To Go – The Best of Chris Rea’ debuted at number 9 in the UK charts.
More recently, Chris Rea has achieved considerable success with the independent albums ‘Dancing Down The Stony Road’ (2002),‘Blue Guitars’ (2005) released on his own Jazee Blue Label and ‘Santo Spirito Blues’ (2011) which was released on Warners.