On the Beach - Chris Rea
Track Listing
  1. On the Beach
  2. Little Blonde Plaits
  3. Giverny
  4. Lucky Day
  5. Just Passing Through
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  1. On the Beach
  2. Little Blonde Plaits
  3. Giverny
  4. Lucky Day
  5. Just Passing Through
  6. It's All Gone
  7. Hello Friend
  8. Two Roads
  9. Light of Hope
  10. Auf Immer und Ewig
  11. Freeway
  12. Bless Them All
  13. Crack That Mould
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The perfect album for a day at the beach, Rea's eighth album takes the listener from the water's edge of the title song to the sunny fields of the French countryside in "Giverny." The upbeat reggae feel of "Lucky Day" works particularly well, but it is "On the Beach" that's the standout track. Rea seems to think so, too, as he's recorded it numerous times. The version here, though, is the most evocative, a little slower and more meditative than others. The lyrics, as in many of his songs, deal with remembrance and old love. ...

On the Beach 1998, WEA International

UPC: 022924237522

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