‘Road To Hell’ was released in October 1989 and is Rea's most successful studio album. It topped the UK album charts for three weeks and was certified six-times Platinum in the UK. The albums lead single ’Road To Hell (pt 2)’ is also Rea’s most successful song and has become synonymous with the singer. Again a hit across the world, it sold in its millions.
With a career spanning over 40 years and over 30 million album sales, Chris Rea’s distinctive husky-gravel vocal and incredible body of work has seen him become one of the most loved solo artists the UK have ever produced. A formidable songwriter, and still playing live to this day, he has released an incredible 24 studio albums, the most recent being ‘Road Songs for Lovers’ in 2017 which was met with huge critical and commercial acclaim.