Header

THE BOX

The Box

Crossover Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

The Box The Box album cover
3.88 | 15 ratings | 3 reviews | 20% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy THE BOX Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1984

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Must I Always Remember (3:05)
2. Dancing on the Grave (3:58)
3. War Going On (3:37)
4. Go Down Alone (3:16)
5. Weekend (3:56)
6. Live On T.V. (4:09)
7. Walk Away (3:46)
8. Great Summer Fair (4:00)
9. Checkmate/Quand Le Roy (4:11)

Total Time 33:58

Lyrics

Search THE BOX The Box lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search THE BOX The Box tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Jean-Marc Pisapia / vocals
- Guy Pisapia / keyboards
- Jean-Pierre Brie / bass
- Guy Florent / guitars

Thanks to windhawk for the addition
Edit this entry

THE BOX MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy THE BOX The Box Music


Right Now on Ebay (logo)
The Corrs In Blue 2000 Version Taiwan only Promo Book CD Box USD $49.99 Buy It Now 31m 49s
The Corrs MTV Unplugged LTD Taiwan OBI only 2 CD Box sealed USD $49.99 Buy It Now 31m 49s
WALTER GIESEKING piano concertos EMI 7LP deluxe wooden Box NM USD $47.50 Buy It Now 32m 29s
PG Music Band-in-a-Box Pro 2013 MAC (Mac-DVD) BBE30705 CD/DVD NEW USD $102.84 Buy It Now 32m 30s
Vaughan Williams: Symphonies 1-9 Decca Box set Adrian Boult - 5 CDs USD $14.99 [0 bids]
33m 13s
Dvorák: Complete Symphonies/Legends/Slavonic Dances 0825646132010, CD Box Set USD $41.15 Buy It Now 34m 43s
Led Zeppelin BBC SESSIONS 200 GRAM QUIEX BOXED SET STILL SEALED USD $429.11 [0 bids]
35m 19s
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin Box Set - Remastered 6 Vinyl Lp Box Set STILL SEALED USD $357.59 [0 bids]
35m 56s
Citizen Steely Dan [Box] by Steely Dan (CD, Dec-1993, 4 Discs, MCA (USA)) USD $30.79 Buy It Now 36m 38s
Venus & Mars [CD/DVD] [Box] by Paul McCartney/Wings (Paul McCartney) (CD,... USD $53.52 Buy It Now 36m 49s
Blue Guitars 9783937406329, CD Box Set, BRAND NEW FREE P&H USD $61.29 Buy It Now 37m 48s
Collected Recordings 1983-1989 0602547258588, CD Box Set, BRAND NEW FREE P USD $90.45 Buy It Now 38m 12s
The Cure SHOW Live 1993 Version Taiwan Promo Black OBI 2 CD sealed Box USD $99.99 Buy It Now 38m 27s
The Cure FAITH 2005 UK Version 2 CD Box USD $29.99 Buy It Now 38m 27s
Bernstein: Sibelius 0888750261427, CD Box Set, BRAND NEW FREE P&H USD $49.85 Buy It Now 38m 58s
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Anniversary Edition 4053796002235, CD Box Set, NEW USD $26.84 Buy It Now 40m 27s
Friedrich Gulda: The Mozart Tapes, Concertos & Sonatas 0028948224180, CD Box Set USD $46.77 Buy It Now 40m 32s
The Greatest Love Songs Ever 0805520130950, CD Box Set, BRAND NEW FREE P USD $12.61 Buy It Now 40m 56s
TED NUGENT "ORIGINAL ALBUM CLASSICS" 5 CD BOX NEW+ USD $28.00 Buy It Now 41m 56s
LEB I SOL /COLLECTION 5CD BOX REGULAR ALBUMS.1983-1989 NEW..SEALED USD $39.00 Buy It Now 43m 35s
MEET THE BEATLES Japan Box, Box Set Limited Edition USD $170.00 Buy It Now 43m 53s
Richard Bonynge HANDEL Overtures & Sinfonias 2-LP BOX SET London CSA2247 nm viny USD $11.39 Buy It Now 44m 36s
Izzabella Pandoras Box CD USD $5.72 Buy It Now 44m 40s
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Live 1975-85 US ORG 5 LP Box Set SEALED E-Street Band CLEMMONS USD $100.00 Buy It Now 45m 4s
BLACK BOX-BLACKBOXEDTOTALMIX MEGAMIX 12" SINGLE USD $9.99 Buy It Now 45m 18s
Four Symphonies Of CHARLES IVES 3-LP BOX SET Columbia D3S 783 NM 360 stereo USD $24.69 Buy It Now 45m 31s
DAVID GRANT & JAKI GRAHAM - Could It Be I'm Falling 7" Juke Box Vinyl Single USD $7.66 Buy It Now 45m 36s
ELVIS PRESLEY'S GREATEST HITS 7 LP BOXED SET 1975 READERS DIGEST EXCELLENT USD $38.37 Buy It Now 47m 35s
Rossini: William Tell Overture, Arturo Toscanini, NBC (2 x 7" Box WDM-605) G/VG USD $1.99 Buy It Now 48m 20s
Strauss Waltzes, Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler (3 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WDM-445) G/VG USD $1.99 Buy It Now 48m 21s
Music of Johann Strauss - Eugene Ormandy (5 x 7" Box, RCA/Victor Red Seal) G/NM USD $2.99 Buy It Now 48m 21s
Black Box - Dreamland (1993) USD $7.66 Buy It Now 49m 11s
THE BEATLES EXCLUSIVE ITALIAN BOX SET + ABBEY ROAD CD APPLE/UNIVERSAL 2015 !!! USD $34.99 Buy It Now 49m 19s
DAVID GRANT & JAKI GRAHAM - Could It Be I'm Falling in Love - 7" Juke Box Single USD $7.66 Buy It Now 49m 52s
Old School Cruzin' To The Oldies Box Set - 3 DISC SET - Old (CD Used Very Good) USD $15.50 Buy It Now 50m 22s
Cruzin Music Box Set - 3 DISC SET - Tierra (CD Used Very Good) USD $12.92 Buy It Now 50m 26s
Unwrapped The Ultimate Box Set (CD Used Very Good) USD $15.71 Buy It Now 50m 30s
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Eugene Ormandy (3 x 7" Box RCA WDM-1020) G/VG USD $5.99 Buy It Now 51m 6s
Rimsky/Korsakov: Scheherazade, Pierre Monteux (5 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WDM-920) USD $9.99 Buy It Now 51m 6s
Yma Sumac - Legend of The Sun Virgin (4 x 7" Box Capitol KDF-299) G/VG+ USD $5.99 Buy It Now 51m 6s
Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet, Arturo Toscanini, NBC (3 x 7" Box RCA WDM-1178) G/G USD $9.99 Buy It Now 51m 6s
Waltzing With Romberg (4 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WMO-1154) G/VG USD $5.99 Buy It Now 51m 7s
Offenbach: Gaite Parisienne, Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler, Manuel Rosenthal 7" Box USD $5.99 Buy It Now 51m 7s
Ernesto Lecuona - Stanley Black & Orchestra (4 x 7" Box 1950 London LSF-17) G/NM USD $11.99 Buy It Now 51m 7s
Al Goodman - Student Prince (Sigmund Romberg)(4 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WK-8) G/VG+ USD $5.99 Buy It Now 51m 8s
Schubert: Unfinished Symphony 8 in B Minor (3 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WDM-1039) G/VG USD $5.99 Buy It Now 51m 8s
Archiv BACH 13 Harpsichord Concerti Trevor PINNOCK GILBERT Box set 4 LP M+ USD $24.90 Buy It Now 51m 12s
CLARA HASKIL BESANCON 1956 1ST FRENCH BOX 2 LP FNAC INA RAPPEL 1 NEAR MINT USD $30.00 [0 bids]
51m 58s
DEF LEPPARD RARE 4 CD SINGLE COLLECTOR'S BOX SET ROCKED SOMEONE HEAVEN MAN USD $61.40 [0 bids]
52m 40s
The Essential Stan Getz, Stan Getz, Good Box set USD $5.28 Buy It Now 53m 25s
QUEEN - 40 LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR'S BOX SET #3 NEW CD USD $54.71 Buy It Now 53m 26s
The Jazz Station Boxed Set (CD, 1998) CD2 &CD5 are missing 3xCDS USD $11.36 Buy It Now 54m 5s
Various Artists - All Original Cuban Studio Sessions (2001) 5xCDs Box Set USD $19.19 Buy It Now 54m 5s
BIOHAZARD mata leao JAPAN CD WPCR-676 W/OBI BOX SET 1996 USD $16.99 Buy It Now 54m 34s
EMERSON LAKE & PALMER welcome back,my friends,..2CD BOX JAPAN AMCY-215~6 W/OBI USD $46.99 Buy It Now 54m 34s
PINK FLOYD echoes the best of PINK FLOYD JAPAN 2CD BOX TOCP-65910-11 W/OBI USD $18.99 Buy It Now 54m 34s
YES yessongs JAPAN 2CD BOX 32P2-2883/4 W/OBI 1989 USD $43.99 Buy It Now 54m 35s
PFM Premiata forneria Marconi I'album di RCA 1st press 2CD BOX W-GERMAY 1988 USD $63.99 Buy It Now 54m 35s
BEASTIE BOYS ANTHOLOGY the sounds of science JAPAN 2CD BOX SET LIMITED USD $23.99 Buy It Now 54m 35s
DARK TRANQUILLITY projector JAPAN CD SPECIAL BOX VERSION TFCK-87186 1ST PRESS USD $34.99 Buy It Now 54m 35s
JOHN LENNON & YOKO sometime in new york city JAPAN 2CD BOX TOCP-65523.24 W/OBI USD $32.99 Buy It Now 54m 35s
THE ROLLING STONES love you live JAPAN 2CD BOX 40DP-5575-6 W/OBI 1989 USD $45.99 Buy It Now 54m 35s
LED ZEPPELIN the soundtrack from the film JAPAN 2CD BOX SET 32P2-2741/2 W/OBI USD $49.99 Buy It Now 54m 36s
THE BEACH BOYS TWIN BEST NOW CP20-5631-32 JAPAN CD W/OBI BOX SET 1989 USD $23.99 Buy It Now 54m 36s
MILES DAVIS the greatest history 1955-1969 JAPAN 4CD BOX SET SRCS-5691-4 8000YEN USD $63.99 Buy It Now 54m 36s
YES meeting 1996 SAN LUIS OBISPO March,6th 1996 3CD BOX RARE USD $99.99 Buy It Now 54m 36s
Y.M.O SEALED JAPAN 2CD BOX SET ALCA-9053-54 1988 USD $16.99 Buy It Now 54m 37s
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Festival Overture, Op 49 (4 x 7" Box Remington RB-4-003) G/VG USD $34.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Beethoven Quartet in C Minor - Paganini (3 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WDM-1308) G/VG+ USD $14.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Popular Orchestral Favorites: Sibelius, Elgar (3 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WBC-1028) USD $19.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Mischa Elman - Tribute On His 40th Anniversary (3 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WDM-1328) USD $34.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Tchaikovsky: Symphony 6 Pathetique, Arturo Toscanini, NBC (5 x 7" Box WDM-1281) USD $14.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Andre Kostelanetz - Music of Sigmund Romberg (4 x 7" Box Columbia A-635) G/VG+ USD $14.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Al Goodman - Gems From Desert Song (4 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WK-12) G/VG+ USD $14.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Beethoven Moonlight Sonata - Horowitz (2 x 7" Box RCA/Victor WDM-1113) G/VG+ USD $14.99 Buy It Now 56m 14s
Cafe Africa Box Set 3xCDs (2009) Savannah Sunsets, Safaris USD $16.87 Buy It Now 56m 27s
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN johnny October 28 1999 Oakland CA+NY 2000 3CD BOX SET USD $43.99 Buy It Now 57m 13s
STEVIE WONDER essential JAPAN 2CD BOX 1ST PRESS R28M-1008-09 5600YEN 1987 USD $36.99 Buy It Now 57m 13s
METALLICA load + reload JAPAN CD BOX SRCS-8000 SRCS-8512 W/OBI not 3USD shipping USD $26.99 Buy It Now 57m 14s
CROWDED HOUSE WOODFACE SINGLES CD COLLECTION BOX SET USD $307.05 [0 bids]
57m 22s
JON BON JOVI /destination anywhere /JAPAN LTD CD BOX OBI USD $14.39 Buy It Now 58m 8s
Various Artists - Blue Box of Jazz (2007) USD $14.74 Buy It Now 59m 2s
8 LP BOXED SET THE GOLDEN AGE OF OPERETTA. VINYL EXCELLENT / MINT USD $23.03 [0 bids]
59m 4s
Eurythmics: The King & Queen of America Limited Edition Wooden Box UK DACD24 USD $26.79 Buy It Now 59m 12s
Anthems in Eden: An Anthology of British & Irish Folk 1955-1978 by Various Box USD $39.99 Buy It Now 59m 27s
PANDORA'S HIT BOX W/OBI Promo Japan CD USD $6.23 Buy It Now 59m 44s
HOMMAGE TRIBUTE TO CLARA HASKIL FRENCH STEREO BOX 4 LP STEREO PHILIPS 673300 NM USD $25.00 [0 bids]
59m 58s
The Collection: British Steel/Point of Entry/Screaming for Vengence--5CD Box NEW USD $39.99 Buy It Now 1h
Ztt Box Set - Zang Tumb Tuum (CD Used Very Good) USD $21.30 Buy It Now 1h
GARY MOORE 'PLATINUM COLLECTION' 3 CD BOX NEW+ USD $24.60 Buy It Now 1h
La Cocarde De Mimi-Pinson Benedetti Goublier Gally Ordonneau Deeca 2 lp Box USD $14.99 Buy It Now 1h 3m
EDUARD STRAUSS Immortal Music Of Johan Strauss SEALED 5LP BOX SET USD $22.50 Buy It Now 1h 3m
Babe the Blue Ox BOX 7" vinyl EP Homestead 1993 USD $6.95 Buy It Now 1h 4m
New York [Box] by Frank Sinatra (CD, Nov-2009, 5 Discs, Rhino (Label)) USD $50.00 Buy It Now 1h 6m
Box Set [Box] by Kansas (CD, Jul-1994, 2 Discs, Legacy) USD $16.00 Buy It Now 1h 6m
Songs of Freedom [Box] by Bob Marley & the Wailers (CD, Nov-1999, 4 Discs,... USD $38.05 Buy It Now 1h 7m
Unknown Artist Testimony Chapter 1: Singles Box CD USD $6.38 Buy It Now 1h 7m
Hampton/Winston-Salem '97 [Box] by Phish (CD, Dec-2011, 7 Discs, Jemp Records) USD $28.05 Buy It Now 1h 7m
ALLEN GINSBERG BOX SET SAMPLER Rare 1994 US 7-track promo only sampler CD USD $10.99 Buy It Now 1h 7m
QUEEN - Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 (RARE Fat Box CD, 1995, 2 Discs, Hollywood) USD $12.99 Buy It Now 1h 8m


More places to buy THE BOX music online Buy THE BOX & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for THE BOX DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

THE BOX The Box ratings distribution


3.88
(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
20%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(13%)
13%
Good, but non-essential (53%)
53%
Collectors/fans only (13%)
13%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

THE BOX The Box reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Gooner
PROG REVIEWER
4 stars The precursor to The Box masterpiece _All The Time, All The Time, All The Time..._. Pretty much an album of ideas in progress. The unique sound of The Box is already in play, however. The spacey keyboards, the excellent lyrics of Jean-Marc Pisapia. All tracks have a drum machine, though, which was corrected on _All The Time_ with a live drummer. Guy Florent has to be one of the most underrated guitarists. He has a great knack at using space and picking just the right notes. Never too many notes, always the right ones. This album is a great companion piece to _All The Time_, sounding like a progressive version of MEN WITHOUT HATS at times. Would appeal to fans of the more creative New Wave bands such as Comsat Angels, China Crisis and Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark(OMD). _Live On T.V._ is their first classic. An observation of real time news where _you can watch them die_(sort of an omen to youtube news and eyewitness cellphone reports). _Dancing On The Grave_ is another interesting one where they mention doing as such on the grave of rock & roll. _Quand Le Roy_ is their first mini stab at prog.rock which was a fan favourite in Quebec. Did I mention post rock in the same sentence as The Box? Not your average New Wave band. 3.5 stars for a promising debut.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
Review by b_olariu
PROG REVIEWER
5 stars Finaly I got the chance to see this band added here . This is real classic art pop music of the highest calibre. I know this band from 2001, while I discovered at some friend of mine who was simply nuts about them and have all their albums. After some spins at his home , this first album and aswell the second one, I was very pleased impressed, really, great musichianship and excellent ideas. Because I never review an album that I don't own no matter if I knew the album and is here, this month I decided to buy both first two classics of The Box from amazon (canadian one) at a special price in digi pack format, released at Unidisc. The box was released in 1984 and was a succes both comercial and musicaly. Being more than a pop band from mid '80's , The Box manage to creat something than stood the test of time very well. Best I describe their music is art pop, because they were better and more inventive than many pop bands around in that period, including great key passages, catchy and very intristing arrangements on guitar. Another thing that must be mentioned is the voice of Jean-Marc Pisapia, brilliant voice for this kind of music, great range, smooth and elegant all the way, love this guy voice. All the musicians doing on this album waht they know best, they never try to sound to pretentios , always great and damn intristing. Like the previous reviewer said , sometimes The Box are a more complicated version of Mens Without Hats (another canadian pop band from '80's). Maybe to some of you this is another New Wave band with a more captivating sound then the average one's, but to me is a great band who releases, at least the first two albums in a period when prog music was almost dead, only some bands were here and there trying to keep the flag high.They gain very much succes , specially in their native country Canada, but also in Europe they were quite know, sold from the first two records more than 400.000 copies worldwide. The best pieces are: Must I Always Remember, Dancing on the Grave, War Going On and the last one Checkmate/Quand Le Roy, the rest are also great. The Box always sound to popy to usual prog listner and to polished to pop listner, they were in between and manage to creat something valueble, and very intristing, at least for me, after 25 years of the first release. The lyrics are quite intristing specially on Dancing on the grave and Walk Away. So, finaly a very pleasent album, who has a special place in my collection along with the next one All time, all time, all time. I simply love their music, th is first album and their second remains two of my fav album ever in music, not very complicated, not easy listning. 5 star for sure, while is not a masterpice of prog music or in progressive terms, is a masterpice in music in general and is a good example of great and timeless album. Recommended to those who prefer at some point Peter Gabriel (solo albums, So era), Talk Talk, etc and for those who want to listen something else in art pop, and I mean not an average band from mid '80's. The cover art is aswell very intristing and fits like glove with the music. Is a painting made by the canadian artist Richard Hetu.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
Review by Peter
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars Quebec's The Box's eponymous 1984 debut is by no means "progressive rock," but it is very likeable, often danceable and always intelligent. Keyboards, solid bass lines, a perhaps too-precise drum machine, and the thoughtful lyrics and winsome, Franco-everyman vocals of band leader Jean Marc are the mainstays, and make THE BOX an engaging slice of 80s pop which has aged very well.

Catchy, up-tempo songs such as "Weekend" and "Checkmate/Quand Le Roy" immediately caught my appreciative ears when I first heard them on Canadian public radio back in 1984, and I fondly return to them again and again, to this day. Other standout tracks include the poignant and lovely "War Going On," and "Walk Away," with its infectious guitar hook and lyrics of a weary office worker daydreaming wistfully of "an open field, in October, when the wind turns the sky to grey." "Great Summer Fair" is a haunting, nostalgic vignette from childhood, where the horses of a fair's merry-go-round "tortured by their slavery, condemned to run in circles" offer intimations of the regimented adult life that waits to stifle the wondering spirit of the child. (Jean Marc would revisit childhood and the loss of its innocence repeatedly is in his lyrics, a theme which will resonate with many adult listeners.)

THE BOX is a solid album of polished, feel-good 80s music that yet has considerable depth. It remains very dear to me. Music fans whose tastes extend to clever, well-crafted pop could do far worse than this fine disc. It's somewhere between quite good and excellent, and thus in the 3.25 - 3.49 star range.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of THE BOX "The Box"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 1.59 seconds