Mariska was the lead singer for the jazz outfit the Shocking Jazz Quintet in the early 1990s and fronted a new version of Shocking Blue from 1993 to 2006. Was the biggest-selling single in the UK in 1989. When I started to figure out the situation and wanted to sing for real, it was too late : Black Box was huge, I was like trapped. " The group, which was comprised of two talented Technotronic and Black Box music producers, Robert Clivillés and David Cole, and a variety of singers who were featured on various projects, sold millions of records. It also topped the Dance Club Songs chart in June 1991 for one week. Ride On Time " was the biggest selling single of the year 1989 in the UK, I couldn't stop. The three created an image for the Black Box act using French fashion model Katrin Quinol as its album/singles cover art and supposed lead singer in all of the group's music videos. In the early 90s, the C+C Music Factory took the music industry by storm. It was just fine with Black Box too. In their legal defense, even RCA, the label behind Black Box, said they thought Quinol, not Wash, was the actual singer on the album. "Everybody Everybody" is a song by the Italian music group Black Box featuring singer Martha Wash. It is still one of the top 100 best selling singles ever in most of Europe. In 2013, the same year Wash would appear in the documentary on backup singers 20 Feet From Stardom, she released Something Good, her first solo album in 15 years. Mariska Veres died from cancer at the tragically young age of 59 on December 2, 2006; she is much loved and missed by her many fans all over the world. Luke Haines is also known as the lead singer & song writer for The Auteurs and also records as Baader Meinhof. "Everybody, Everybody" was a success on many charts, including the U.S. But recently people like Alt-J have been asking us to remix as Black Box and itâs made us want to celebrate what we did together. Davoli, Semplici, and Limoni had previously formed a group called Groove Groove Melody, producing dance musicâ¦ read â¦ The single was a success on many charts, including the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, where it peaked at number eight. In July of 1990, the singer filed her first lawsuit against Clivillés, Cole and Seductionâs record label A&M Records for unauthorized use of her voice. It was the third single from their debut album Dreamland (1990), and was released in March 1990 in most countries. It spent 6 weeks at #1. It was the fifth single from their debut studio album Dreamland (1990), and was released on 6 February 1991 in many countries worldwide.. Sites: MySpace, Wikipedia, Bandcamp. "Strike It Up" is a song by the Italian music group Black Box. The song contains a sample from Oran "Juice" Jones' song "Shaniqua". Black Box was made up of three Italian producers: Mirko Limoni, Daniele Davoli and Valerio Semplici. They also recorded as Groove Groove Melody. Two months later, Wash would file another lawsuit against Black Box and RCA Records for âcommercial appropriation,â claiming she never received proper credit for any of the Black Box songs. Profile: English indie rock group who debuted in 1998 with "England Made Me". He was 59. Black Box Recorder. Alex Chilton, the Box Tops and Big Star lead singer who served as an inspiration for generations of indie rock bands, has died. Both received an undisclosed out-of-court settlement. Band split in May 2010.