Boy In The Box

Album: Boy In The Box (1985)
Charted: 26

Songfacts®:

  • After his first album, First Offense, took off, the photogenic and often brooding Corey Hart was frequently compared to James Dean in the media. For his second album, he wrote "Boy in the Box" about Dean, and what it must have been like living in the public eye as if he were being observed in a box. Hart often felt the same way, as he found his sudden fame overwhelming at times.

Comments: 2

  • Raylee from Muswellbrook AustraliaWow, I actually thought when I saw the title that he'd written a song about the murdered boy found in a box in Philadelphia in 1957, commonly known as "the boy in the box". Weird!
  • Darren from Atlanta, Ga A very weird lyric, weird sounding, weird non-since video 80s Dance/Rock-Pop song that totally explains many people all in one song. Cool song by Corey.
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