Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Footsteps Chris De Burgh Interview ~ Lady In Red….
Chris De Burgh is the hugely popular British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist. He’s performed over 3000 shows around the world.
He is most famous for his 1986 love song “The Lady in Red”, which reached number one in several countries. This international hit record was on the album ‘Into The Light’. It went to #2 in the US Billboard charts and is still played today.
De Burgh has sold over 45 million albums worldwide.
In 2014 Chris releases his latest album ‘The Hands Of Man’. Checkout Alex’s 2014 interview by searching ‘Burgh’ in the top right hand corner.
Chris’s 2011 album was ‘Footsteps’.
Hear a rare, in-depth and exclusive and interview with Alex and Chris @ Celebrity Radio recorded for the BBC…..
De Burgh was born in Venado Tuerto, Argentina, to Colonel Charles Davison, a British diplomat, and Maeve Emily de Burgh, an Irish secretary.
His maternal grandfather was Sir Eric de Burgh, a British Army officer who had been Chief of the General Staff in India during the Second World War.
Here’s Chris & Alex…
He took his mother’s name, “de Burgh”, when he began performing. His father had substantial farming interests, and Chris spent much of his early years in Malta, Nigeria and Zaire, as he, his mother and brother accompanied Colonel Davison on his diplomatic and engineering work.
In 2011, bottles from DeBurgh’s vintage wine cellar sold for over $500, 000, including a world record set for a magnum collection of postwar vintages.
De Burgh has said that he is “certainly a believer in Christ” but he has always had a deep distrust of organized religion. De Burgh believes in the power of spiritual healing as an alternative therapy to reduce pain. He states that he has been able to heal people with his own hands and he gained an all-encompassing strength that was contacted through prayer
Recorded 2011 by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio