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Rick Cua

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  • Years Active: 1980s, 1990s


Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

The bass player of southern rock band the Outlaws, from 1980 until 1982, Rick Cua has expressed his spiritual convictions through music for nearly two decades. The vice-president of the creative department of EMI Christian Music publishing, Cua continues to inspire spiritual awareness with his tunes. Initially rooted in hard rock, Cua has increasingly veered towards commercially-accessible pop-rock anthems. Christian songstress Angela recorded Cua's tune, "Young Boy, Young Girl", co-written with Bob Halligan, Jr of Celtic pop-rock band, Ceili Rain.

Cua has resisted several invitations to return to secular music. He reportedly turned down an invitation to join jazz-pop ensemble, Spyro Gyra.