Chris Bostock

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Chris Bostock
Birth name Chris Bostock
Born (1962-11-23) 23 November 1962 (age 54)
Origin London, England, UK
Genres New wave, groove, funk, swing
Instruments Bass, keyboards
Labels Sony, BMG, RCA, Sanctuary, Heartbeat
Associated acts JoBoxers
Dave Stewart and the Spiritual Cowboys
Subway Sect
The X-Certs
The Stingrays

Chris Bostock (born 23 November 1962, Bristol) is an English musician, songwriter and music producer. He is best known for his work with JoBoxers[1][2][3][4] but was also a member of Dave Stewart and the Spiritual Cowboys,[5][6] Subway Sect,[7] The X-Certs and The Stingrays.

Bostock has also guested on albums by The Style Council,[8][9] Sandie Shaw,[10] Spear of Destiny, Shakespears Sister and The Rhythm Sisters.

JoBoxers Discography[edit]



  • "Boxerbeat" (RCA, 1983)
  • "Just Got Lucky" (RCA, 1983)
  • "Johnny Friendly" (RCA, 1983)
  • "Jealous Love" / "She's Got Sex" (RCA, 1983)
  • "Is This Really The First Time" (RCA, 1985)

The Stingrays Tracks[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Grey, Marcus. (2005). The Clash: Return of the Last Gang in Town. London: Helter Skelter Publishing, p.364 ISBN 978-0634082405;
  2. ^ Reed, John. (2010). House of Fun - The Story of Madness, London: Omnibus Press, P.221, ISBN 978-1-84772-619-3;
  3. ^ Black, Johnny. (2001). 'Jo Boxers', Q Magazine, April, London, p.46;
  4. ^ Shnee, Stephen. "An EXCLUSIVE Interview with JOBOXERS!". Discussions. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Ogg, Alex. (2006). No More Heroes - A Complete History of British Punk, Great Britain: Cherry Red Books, p.711 ISBN 978-1901447651;
  6. ^ Stewart, Dave. (2016). Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life In Music, Great Britain: NAL, p.188 ISBN 978-0451477682;
  7. ^ Christian, Terry. (2007). My Word. London: Orion Books, p.186 photograph 6 ISBN 9780752874371;
  8. ^ Reed, John. (2005). Paul Weller: My Ever Changing Moods, London: Omnibus Press; 4th Revised edition, p.46 ISBN 9780711954953;
  9. ^ Snowball, Ian. (2017). Paul Weller - Sounds from the Studio, Great Britain: Red Planet Publishing, pp.190-191, ISBN 978-1-9113-4639-5;
  10. ^ Shaw, Sandie. (1991). The World at My Feet, London: Harper Collins Publishers, p.73. ISBN 9780002159210;