Red Box

Red Box

London-based art-pop act who debuted as a traditional five-piece band but by 1985 had been reduced to a duo, Simon Toulson-Clarke (vocals, guitar) and Julian Close (keyboards, programming, saxophone). That year saw them achieve the first of two UK top 10 hits with the anthemic "Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)", followed in 1986 by an ambitious album "The Circle And The Square" on which the duo's sound was augmented by a small army of guest musicians, and from which was lifted a second hit "For America". Put out of action for a while by contractual disputes, Red Box finally returned in 1989, with Close replaced by Alastair Gavin. The second album "Motive" suffered from a lack of promotion and Red Box officially "retired" soon after.

Red Box Discography


9 25436-1, 1-25436 Red Box The Circle And The Square (Album) WEA, WEA 9 25436-1, 1-25436 US 1986 Sell This Version
9031-72614-1, WX381 Red Box Motive (Album) EastWest 9031-72614-1, WX381 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
CDXRED 471 Red Box Plenty (Album) Cherry Red CDXRED 471 Europe 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CHERRY 73 Red Box Chenko (Single) Cherry Red CHERRY 73 UK 1983 Sell This Version
920 265-0 Red Box Saskatchewan (Single) Sire, Sire 920 265-0 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
W 8926TF, 920344-0, W 8926 TF Red Box Lean On Me (Single, Maxi) Sire, Sire W 8926TF, 920344-0, W 8926 TF UK 1985 Sell This Version
YZ 84 SF, 248542-0 Red Box For America (Single, Maxi) Sire, Sire YZ 84 SF, 248542-0 UK 1986 Sell This Version
1591417 Red Box Heart Of The Sun (Single) WEA Records, WEA Records 1591417 Portugal 1987 Sell This Version
PROMO 286 Red Box / Paul Simon Red Box / Paul Simon - For America / Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes (7", Jukebox) WEA, Warner Bros. Records PROMO 286 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
RS 841 Red Box / Kariya Red Box / Kariya - Enjoy (Solid Gold Easy Amex) / Let Me Love You For Tonite (Special Mix)(12") R & S Records, Inc. RS 841 1989 Sell This Version
YZ531, 9031-72623-7 Red Box Train (Maxi, Single) EastWest, EastWest YZ531, 9031-72623-7 UK 1990 Sell This Version
YZ466CD Solid Gold Easy Amex Featuring Red Box Solid Gold Easy Amex Featuring Red Box - Enjoy (Single) EastWest YZ466CD UK 1990 Sell This Version
OG 9937 Red Box Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo) / For America(7", Single) Old Gold (2) OG 9937 UK 1990 Sell This Version
DS-53 Anna Jurksztowicz / Red Box Anna Jurksztowicz / Red Box - Hej Man / For America(7", Ltd, Promo) Tonpress DS-53 Poland Unknown Sell This Version

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