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Chris de Burgh, born as Christopher j. Davison (Venado TuertoArgentina15 October 1948) is an Irish singer.

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Biography[Edit]Edit

Thanks to the work of his father, he has seen much of the world as a child. Finally, the family went to live in Ireland. He still lives there, together with his wife Susan and their three children, Rosanna (the 2003 Miss World ), Hubie and Michael.

During his long career as a singer-songwriter , he has written many hits, of which The Lady In Red (1986) is the most famous. Also the album Into the light was sold well. He performs regularly, especially in Germany, where he has a large fan loyal fans. He also plays regularly in Netherlands for full houses. After the new year's fire in Volendam , he has also given a benefit concert there, which a dvd has been released.

His last cd The Storyman, of which he is during his last concert in Netherlands (4 december 2006 in the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam) has played many songs. In 2005 is a live cd of the anniversary-concert of 6 november 2004 in Dortmund come true.

In 2012, he sang a song together with Celtic Woman I'm counting on you.

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

  1. Far Beyond These Castle Walls, 1975
  2. Spanish Train and Other Stories, 1975
  3. At the End of a Perfect Day, 1977
  4. Crusader, 1979
  5. Eastern Wind, 1980
  6. Best Moves, 1981
  7. The Getaway, 1982
  8. Man on the Line, 1984
  9. Into the Light, 1986
  10. Flying Colours, 1988
  11. Golden Ballads, 1989
  12. Power of Ten, 1992
  13. This Way Up, 1994
  14. Beautiful Dreams, 1995
  15. The love songs album, 1997
  16. Best of the romantics, 1999
  17. Quiet Revolution, 1999
  18. The collection, 2001
  19. Timing Is Everything, 2002
  20. The Road To Freedom, 2004
  21. Live in Dortmund, 2005
  22. The Storyman, 2006
  23. Footsteps, 2009
  24. Moonfleet and other stories, 2010
  25. Footsteps 2, 2011
  26. Greatest Hits, 2012
  27. Home, 2012

Albums in lists[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
The getaway 12-03-1983 41 4
Man on the line 26-05-1984 31 6
Into the light 21-06-1986 5 23
Flying colours 22-10-1988 15 42
Spark to a flame 04-11-1989 56 7
High on emotion 29-09-1990 47 5
Power or at 16-05-1992 40 7
This way up 04-06-1994 34 9
Beautiful dreams 20-01-1996 53 9
Quiet revolution 02-10-1999 45 5

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Don't pay the ferryman 19-02-1983 tip
The head and the heart 29-09-1984 tip
The Lady in Red 09-08-1986 6 12
Missing you 19-11-1988 tip
Sailing away 06-05-1989 tip
The simple truth (a child is born) 25-05-1991 tip

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
The head and the heart - - - - - - - 900 662 1419 999 889 908 1311 1389
The lady in red 182 268 290 208 177 169 156 148 134 144 297 305 395 575 532

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