2008

Status Quo Pictures Auction

Chris de Burgh & Rosanna Davison have contributed an artwork to Status Quo’s ‘Pictures’ Auction, which is taking place on November 5th at Bonhams in London. Proceeds of the sale will go to The Prince’s Trust.

A press release about the auction can be read here.

Full details of the sale and images of the artwork can be found at Status Quo’s site and at The Princes Trust site.

Online bidding is available exclusively on The Prince’s Trust website.
Chris & Rosanna’s artwork is Lot 05.


Chris de Burgh on Al-Jazeera this Friday

October 2008 – A report about Chris de Burgh will be shown on the worldwide television channel Al-Jazeera in the Riz Khan programme on Friday (October 10). Please check details in our TV section.


Rank #16 at BT Digital Music Awards!

October 2008 – The full results of the BT Digital Music Awards have now been published. We are delighted to hear that cdeb.com ranks at #16 in the people’s choice category of “Best Official Music Website”!!!!!!!!!!


New old videos available!

October 2008 – Universal Music Group has kindly provided access to a large collection of Chris de Burgh video material on YouTube. You can find all videos available in our Video section.


Vote for www.cdeb.com as Best Official Music Website

August 2008 – The Official Chris de Burgh Website has been nominated in this year’s Digital Music Awards in the category Best Official Website (People’s Choice Awards). Please show your support by voting for Chris de Burgh and his website and pass this link on to everyone you know, who loves Chris de Burgh. Simply click on the image below, enter your e-mail address, and submit your vote. Thank you! Voting ends on September 27, 2008. The winners will be announced on October 1.
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Win tickets and CDs – competition in our community!

June 2008 – A big competition to win tickets for Chris de Burgh’s concert in Hanau or signed CDs is currently running in our Community. Not a member yet? Sign up (it’s free!) and take part in the competition for a chance to win a special prize!


Concert in Ireland

June 2008 – A solo concert in Ireland next month has just been confirmed. See TourNews for details!


Another concert in Germany

May 2008 – Another German tourdate has just been confirmed: Eltville im Rheingau on September 6! See TourNews for details!


Pigalle Club London

May 2008 *** STOP PRESS *** For those of you who tried and were unable to get tickets for Chris’ special show at the Pigalle Club, London on 3rd June, there has been a problem with their ticket system. There are still a limited number of tickets available, the system is now up and running again and you can purchase tickets on the following: Online: www.seetickets.com, See Tickets: 08701 660 424 or via the clubs reservations line: 0845 3456053 Click here for more info *** STOP PRESS ***


Free Download

April 2008 – Amazon UK has a special offer running for one week only, and only accessible for UK customers. You can get a FREE Chris de Burgh Download of the song “Live For The Day! The special offer runs until Sunday 20th of April


Special Evening in London

March 2008 – Chris de Burgh will be performing at the Pigalle Club in London in June to celebrate the production launch of the movie ‘Through These Eyes’. SeeTourNews for details!


Now And Then – new compilation album

March 2008 – Released in April 2008 through UMTV and initially only available in the UK and Eire, ’Now And Then’ is a brand new compilation album of Chris’s greatest hits and classic tracks. The compilation will be announced by the release of a promotional single, the duet ‘Live For The Day’, recorded with rising 20-year-old Lebanese star Tina Yamout.
During his trip to Lebanon last year, Chris performed on ‘Star Academy’, the Middle East’s biggest reality music TV show. On this show Chris discovered a young Lebanese singer, Tina Yamout, who he believes is the most talented young singer he has come across in 20 years. Since then Tina has been to London and recorded a new single duet with Chris entitled ‘Live For The Day’, this duet will be released on the album ‘NOW AND THEN’ through UMTV in April 2008. Tina is 20 years old and currently studying in Beirut for a degree in Marketing whilst simultaneously finishing writing her first album.
Chris will premiere his live performance of the song with Tina when he returns to ‘Star Academy’ on April 4.
Click here to watch the video of ‘Live For The Day’.


Two more concerts added to the Summer tour

March 2008 – A concert in Zofingen (Switzerland), and a concert in Ötigheim (near Rastatt, Germany) have been added to the tour schedule for 2008. SeeTourNews for details!


Another concert added to the German summer tour

February 2008 – One more concert in Hannover has been added to the tour schedule for 2008. See TourNews for details!


Two more concerts in March

January 2008 – Two more concerts in Latvia and Lithuania have been added to the tour schedule for 2008. See TourNews for details!


Turkish concert

January 2008 – A concert in Istanbul has just been added to the tour schedule. Check TourNews for details!