Go West

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Go West

Richard Drummie and Peter Cox in 1985
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Sophisti-pop, Dance, Blue-eyed soul
Years active 1982–present
Labels Chrysalis
EMI
Associated acts Level 42
Website Go West.org
Members
Peter Cox
Richard Drummie

Go West is an English pop duo. They were formed in 1982 by lead singer and drummer Peter Cox (born 17 November 1955, Kingston, Surrey, England) and guitarist and singer Richard Drummie (born 20 March 1959, Twickenham, Middlesex, England). While they have had many successful singles in the United Kingdom, they are generally best known in the United States for their hits "King of Wishful Thinking" and "Faithful".

On 16 October 2009, Cox was announced as the new lead singer of Manfred Mann's Earth Band.

Discography[change | edit source]

Albums[change | edit source]

Year Title UK[1] US Label
1985 Go West 8 60 Chrysalis Records
1986 Bangs and Crashes - - Chrysalis Records
1987 Dancing on the Couch 19 172 Chrysalis Records
1992 Indian Summer 13 154 Chrysalis Records
2008 futurenow - - Blueprint Records
2010 3D - - Townsend Records

Singles[change | edit source]

Year Title UK[1] NZ US US dance Album
1984 "We Close Our Eyes" 5 1 41 5 Go West
"Call Me" 12 2 54 25
1985 "Goodbye Girl" 25 15 - -
"Eye to Eye" - - 73 32
"Don't Look Down" 13 10 - -
1986 "One Way Street" - - - - Bangs and Crashes
"True Colours" 48 - - - Dancing on the Couch
1987 "I Want to Hear It from You" 43 - - -
"Don't Look Down - The Sequel" - - 39 -
"From Baltimore To Paris" - - - -
1987 "The King Is Dead" 67 - - -
"Let's Build A Boat" - - - -
1990 "King of Wishful Thinking" 18 4 8 - Pretty Woman Soundtrack / Indian Summer
1992 "Faithful" 13 12 14 - Indian Summer
"What You Won't Do for Love" 15 - 55 -
1993 "Still in Love" 43 - - -
"Tracks of My Tears" 16 - - - Aces and Kings - The Best of Go West
"We Close Our Eyes" (remix) 40 - - -

Reference[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 229. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.