I was recently given a CD that is allegedly a copy of the Japanese release version of Blue Cafe. Unfortunately I'm not convinced that it is a copy of that version as it seems to have only one bonus track (Kyoto Blue) rather than the three that I have seen referred to in various places in the past. I understood the three bonus tracks to be Kyoto Blue, Ameno Nakano Kiirono Herumetto and On The Beach. I'm also questioning whether the version I have on this disc is the real Kyoto Blue. The version I have is a great piece of music but quite unlike any other Chris Rea piece. I'll try to describe what I have... 4 mins 42 secs long, completely instrumental, more of an Indian theme rather than an oriental theme with something approaching a sitar sound and strong percussion and brass throughout. It could almost be a James Bond theme! Does that sound like the real thing to anybody? Or do I have some mystery piece of music that has been incorrectly attributed to Chris Rea? If it's real what happened to the other bonus tracks?
Front Row for Chris Rea - Festival Hall - Brisbane - Australia -1987