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Christopher Cross


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Christopher's much-anticipated second album Another Page came out in 1983 and produced the hits "All Right," "No Time for Talk," and a Top Ten entry for "Think of Laura," a song featured prominently in the daytime drama, General Hospital.
Christopher Cross' 1980 self-titled debut album with the lead single "Ride Like the Wind" rocketed to the #2 spot; the massive success of the second single "Sailing" made Cross a superstar, and in the wake of two more Top 20 hits, "Never Be the Same" and "Say You'll Be Mine," he walked off with an unprecedented and record-setting five Grammys in 1981, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Sailing." He soon scored a second #1, as well as an Academy Award, with "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)," which he co-wrote with Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, and Peter Allen for the smash Dudley Moore film comedy Arthur. (Excerpt from Jason Ankeny, All Music Guide)
Christopher Cross was by far the biggest new star of 1980, virtually defining adult contemporary radio with a series of smoothly sophisticated ballads including the #1 hit, "Sailing."