Chris Rea will be driving all over the country this Christmas as the singer-songwriter has announced a UK tour.

He will play the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow on December 4.

The tour will be in support of a new album which will be released in September.

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Chris Rea is the man behind the number 1 album's 'The Road To Hell' in 1989 and 'Auberge' in 1991, and countless hits including 'Fool (If You Think It's Over)', 'On The Beach', 'Let's Dance', 'Josephine', 'Stainsby' Girls and many more.

A retrospective, 2009's 'Still So Far To Go - The Best of Chris Rea' debuted at number 9 in the UK charts.

More recently, Chris Rea has achieved considerable success with the independent albums 'Dancing Down The Stony Road' (2002),'Blue Guitars' (2005) released on his own Jazee Blue Label and 'Santo Spirito Blues' (2011) which was released on Warners.

Tickets will go onsale 9am, Friday, April 11, priced £39.20 (inc. admin fee) and will be available from or 0844 395 4000.