Boy in the Box (album)

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Boy in the Box
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 14, 1985
Studio Le Studio, Morin Heights, Quebec
Genre Rock, new wave [1]
Label Aquarius - 46166
EMI America
Producer Phil Chapman, Jon Astley, Corey Hart
Corey Hart chronology
First Offense
Boy in the Box
Fields of Fire
Singles from Boy in the Box
  1. "Never Surrender"
    Released: 8 June 1985
  2. "Boy in the Box"
    Released: Sept. 1985
  3. "Everything in My Heart"
    Released: Nov. 1985
  4. "Eurasian Eyes"
    Released: 1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Boy in the Box is the second album by Corey Hart, released in 1985. It generated four charted singles. The song "Never Surrender" won a Juno Award in 1985 for "Single of the Year" and reached #3 on the U.S. Hot 100 (#1 for one week, sales only).


Track listing

All songs written by Corey Hart, except as noted.

  1. "Boy in the Box" - 4:29
  2. "Komrade Kiev" - 4:20
  3. "Never Surrender" - 4:58
  4. "Sunny Place, Shady People" - 4:21
  5. "Eurasian Eyes" - 5:30
  6. "Everything in My Heart" - 4:53
  7. "Silent Talking" - 4:36
  8. "Waiting for You" - 4:27
  9. "Water from the Moon" - 3:47 (Hart, Russell Boswell)


Chart (1985)Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report) [3] 35
US Billboard 200 [4] 20




On February 1, 1986, Boy in the Box was certified diamond by Music Canada. [5]


  1. "Corey Hart - Boy in the Box". Dominionated. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 134. ISBN   0-646-11917-6.
  4. "Corey Hart Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved January 5, 2022.
  5. "Gold/Platinum". Music Canada. Retrieved 13 June 2017.

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