Chris Bostock

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Chris Bostock
Birth name Chris Bostock
Born (1962-11-23) 23 November 1962 (age 52)
Origin London, England, UK
Genres New wave, groove, funk, swing
Instruments Bass, keyboards
Labels Sony, BMG, RCA, Sanctuary, Heartbeat, Fried Egg
Associated acts JoBoxers
Dave Stewart and the Spiritual Cowboys
Subway Sect
The X-Certs
The Stingrays
Notable instruments
Status custom-built 5-String basses[1]
Wal Custom basses

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

Bostock has also guested on albums by The Style Council,[7] Sandie Shaw,[8] 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. ^ Cauvin, Olivier. (1991). 'Bass Interview', Guitarist (Bass Magazine Supplement, Issue 30), November, Paris, pp.4-5;
  2. ^ Grey, Marcus. (2005). The Clash: Return of the Last Gang in Town. London: Helter Skelter Publishing, p.364;
  3. ^ Reed, John. (2010). House of Fun - The Story of Madness, London: Omnibus Press, P.221;
  4. ^ Black, Johnny. (2001). 'Jo Boxers', Q Magazine, April, London, p.46;
  5. ^ Ogg, Alex. (2006). No More Heroes - A Complete History of British Punk, Great Britain: Cherry Red Books, p.711;
  6. ^ Christian, Terry. (2007). My Word. London: Orion Books, p.186 photograph 6;
  7. ^ Reed, John. (2005). Paul Weller: My Ever Changing Moods, London: Omnibus Press; 4th Revised edition, p.46
  8. ^ Shaw, Sandie. (1991). The World at My Feet, London: Harper Collins Publishers, p.73.