Living in a Box

Living in a Box was active in the 1980s British pop band. ( * March 1, 1960 ) It consisted of singer and guitarist Richard Darbyshire ( born March 8, 1960 in Stockport, Cheshire, England), keyboardist Marcus Vere ( born January 29, 1962) and drummer Anthony " Tich " Critchlow.


Living in a Box was founded in 1985 by Richard Darbyshire, Marcus Vere and Anthony Critchlow in Sheffield. Their first self-titled album released in 1987 and reached number 25 in the UK charts.

The first single from the "Living in a Box" became their most successful hit. Produced by Richard James Burgess song reached top positions, including 4th place in Germany in many European countries and the USA.

Was released in 1989 with Gatecrashing their second album, which in Your Heart contained two more Top Ten hits from the UK Singles Chart with Blow the House down and Room. Brian May was involved here as a guest musician.

Creative differences led in 1990 to the dissolution of the group, even before the planned third album could be released.

Lead singer Richard Darbyshire continued his career as a solo artist and songwriter. Among other things, he wrote the hit " Credo " for Jennifer Rush and several songs for Lisa Stansfield. 1994 and 1999 appeared his solo albums How Many Angels and Love Will Provide.


Studio albums