| "The Road to Hell (Part 2)"|
2 October 1989 (1989-10-02)
7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, Cassette, CD, Mini CD
Ambient, spoken word (Part 1)
Blues rock, soft rock (Part 2)
Part 1: 4:52,
Part 2: 4:32,
"The Road to Hell" is a two-part song written by Chris Rea and released on the album of the same name. It was released as a single, with only part 2 on the A-side of the 7". The single was his biggest success in the United Kingdom, peaking at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart.
The song was inspired by the frustrations of M25 motorway peak-hour traffic, although some say that it was actually inspired by the A19 near Middlesbrough, where Chris Rea is from.
The South African trio Mark Haze (from Idols South Africa season seven), Dozi and Ghapi recorded a version on their album Rocking Buddies in 2013.
The Road to Hell (song) Wikipedia
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