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4th March 1951

Chris Rea

English singer-songwriter

Christopher Anton Rea is a British rock and blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, recognisable for his distinctive, husky-gravel voice and slide guitar playing. The book Guinness Rockopedia described him as a "gravel-voiced guitar stalwart". The British Hit Singles & Albums stated that Rea was "one of the most popular UK singer-songwriters of the late 1980s. He was already a major European star by the time he finally cracked the UK Top 10 with his 18th chart entry; "The Road to Hell ". Two of his studio albums, The Road to Hell and Auberge, topped the UK Albums Chart. Rea was nominated three times for the Brit Award for Best British Male Artist: in 1988, 1989 and 1990. As of 2009, he has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.

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  • Age:
    69
  • Birthday:
    4th March 1951
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Pisces
  • Place of Birth:
    Middlesbrough
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland