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• The first reissue of Billy Ocean’s 1988 album “Tear Down The Walls” that was awarded a gold disc for sales in excess of 100,000 units.
• The album includes the four singles; the # UK 3 smash hit ‘Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car’, ‘Calypso Crazy’, ‘The Colour Of Love’ and ‘Stand And Deliver’.
• This 15 track CD features the 10 songs of the original album plus five bonus tracks, extended versions of ‘Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car’, ‘Calypso Crazy’, ‘Stand And Deliver’, b/sides ‘Showdown’ and ‘Let’s Get Back Together’.
• The CD booklet will feature extensive sleeve notes with co-producer Barry J. Eastmond talking about the making of the album. There is also a full UK discography with many images of the original related sleeves.
• “Tear Down These Walls” sold extensively around the globe, achieving gold status (100,000+ copies) in the UK and platinum (1,000,000+ copies) in the U.S.
• ‘Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car’ was a smash hit around the world, charting in the top 10 in UK, US and across the planet.
• Billy Ocean continues to perform live on a regular basis with dates booked in the UK during May and June including Newcastle City Hall (4th June) and Hull City Hall (8th May).
• Billy Ocean born Leslie Charles, moved to London from Trinidad and Tobago at the age of 8. He adopted the stage name of Billy Ocean from the Ocean Estate in East London. He released his first album ‘Billy Ocean’ in 1976 on GTO Records. This was to be the start of a long and successful career that still continues to this day. His popularity is highlighted by his appearance at the JFK Stadium for U.S. leg of Live Aid in 1985 performing ‘Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)’ and ‘Loverboy’. At the 1985 Grammy Awards, Ocean won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for ‘Caribbean Queen’.
1. TEAR DOWN THESE WALLS
2. GUN FOR HIRE
3. STAND & DELIVER
4. THE COLOUR OF LOVE
5. CALYPSO CRAZY
6. GET OUTTA MY DREAMS GET INTO MY CAR
7. SOON AS YOU’RE READY
9. BECAUSE OF YOU
10. HERE’S TO YOU
11. GET OUTTA MY DREAMS GET INTO MY CAR – EXTENDED VERSION (BONUS TRACK)
12. SHOWDOWN (BONUS TRACK)
13. CALYPSO CRAZY – EXTENDED VERSION BONUS TRACK)
14. LET’S GET BACK TOGETHER (BONUS TRACK)
15. STAND & DELIVER – EXTENDED VERSION (BONUS TRACK)
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