Black Box Recorder
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Black Box Recorder

Black Box Recorder are an enigma. A three piece comprising Auteurs henchman Luke Haines, chief Idler and Absinth importer John Moore (as himself and vocalist Sarah Nixey they appeared fully formed at the start of 1998.

The story goes that Black Box Recorder got their name after John Moore was in a plane crash in Mexico and found himself talking to a young girl trapped in the wreckage in order to reassure her that she wasn’t going to die.

Releasing ‘The Facts Of Life’ album in 2000  on Nude . A new wave , synth pop and psychedelic lounge rock masterpiece .somewhere between Pet Shop Boys and St Etienne. The lead single of the same name entered the singles chart in the top 20 ending up with an appearance on Top Of The Pops and a Top 40 album.