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The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time 

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Chris Rea is one of the great British blues singers of his time, boasting a unique voice and serious skill on the guitar. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Chris Rea albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Chris Rea discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Chris Rea albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Chris Rea singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Chris Rea album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Chris Rea album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Chris Rea album of all time?" or "What are the top Chris Rea albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Chris Rea got his start in 1978 and has had quite a prolific career, releasing numerous hit albums and singles. The list you're viewing is made up every studio album, including The Return Of The Fabulous Hofner Blue Notes and Blue Guitars.

This list of popular Chris Rea albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up your favorite albums, and voting any down you feel shouldn't be near the top.

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On the Beach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Auberge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
1991
3
The Road to Hell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Dancing with Strangers ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Shamrock Diaries is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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The Blue Cafe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Wired to the Moon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Water Sign is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
1983
9
God's Great Banana Skin ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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King of the Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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The Blue Jukebox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Dancing Down the Stony R... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Blue Guitars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Chris Rea is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
1982
15
Tennis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
1980
16
The Return of the Fabulo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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The Journey 1978 - 2009 ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Whatever Happened to Ben... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Espresso Logic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Deltics is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
1979
21
Santo Spirito Blues is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Hofner Blue Notes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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The Road to Hell, Part 2... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
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Road Songs for Lovers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time
Road Songs for Lovers
2017
25
La Passione is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chris Rea Albums of All Time