Don't Box Me In

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"Don't Box Me In"
Copeland and Ridgway - Don't Box Me In.jpg
Single by Stewart Copeland & Stan Ridgway
from the album Rumble Fish (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
B-side "Drama at Home"
Released 1983 (1983)
Format 7", 12"
Genre New Wave
Length 4:10
Label A&M
Songwriter(s) Stewart Copeland, Stan Ridgway
Producer(s) Stewart Copeland
Stewart Copeland singles chronology
"Rich in a Ditch"
(1980)
"Don't Box Me In"
(1983)
"Koteja"
(1985)
"Rich in a Ditch"
(1980)
"Don't Box Me In"
(1983)
"Koteja"
(1985)
Stan Ridgway singles chronology
"Don't Box Me In"
(1983) Don't Box Me In1983
"The Big Heat"
(1985) The Big Heat1985

"Don't Box Me In" is a collaboration between Stewart Copeland and Stan Ridgway. It was recorded as part of the soundtrack for the Francis Ford Coppola's movie Rumble Fish and was subsequently released as a single. Copeland plays guitar, drums, bass and keyboards, and Ridgway sings and plays harmonica. A music video for the song directed by Howard Deutch, where footage from Rumble Fish is interspersed with black and white images of Ridgway and Copeland in the studio, received significant air-play on MTV. The song peaked at n. 91 in the UK singles chart in 1983.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[1] 91

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stewart Copeland And Stan Ridgway – Don't Box Me In". chartarchive.org. Retrieved October 4, 2012.