1987年理查玛尔克斯推出了第一张单曲唱片(Don't Mean Nothing)，反映了美国社会生活的真实面貌，很快就引起人们的关注。唱片一出版，就迅速登上了美国热门歌曲排行榜第三名的位置，理查玛尔克斯因此一举成名。后来在他这长达20年的歌唱事业中，理查玛尔克斯缔造了无数佳绩，他更有18首单曲在排行榜上前10名的好成绩，更创下3首畅销百万冠军单曲!
Richard Marx has sold over 30 million records in his career and he has written 13 No. 1 songs, including the huge hits “Endless Summer Nights”, “Now And Forever”, “Hazard” and “Right Here Waiting”. In Europe, From 1987 to 1990, he became the first male solo artist in history to have his first seven singles reach the top 5 on Billboard’s singles chart. This feat remains unchallenged. He remains a fixture on pop and adult contemporary radio, even as he emerged as a top producer and writer, working with some of the biggest names in the music business such as Luter Vandross, Barbra Streisand and Keith Urban.
The brand new album contains eleven acoustic reworkings by Richard of his biggest hits, along with 7 bonus tracks where he has recorded with a full band seven of his biggest songs as recorded by other Artists.
1990年9月11日，Richard Marx和妻子(Cynthia Marx's)喜添贵子。为庆祝新生命的降临，他专门给爱子写了一首新歌《你的世界》(Your World)。他深信儿子的诞生将改变他们的生活前景。
1991年9月9日，Richard Marx举办了令人难以置信的音乐会，一天之中，他飞行在纽约(New York)、华盛顿(Washington)、克里弗兰(Kleveland)、芝加哥(Chicago)和洛杉磯(Los Angeles)五大城市间作马拉松式的巡迴演出。后来，这天被摇滚乐坛称为「理查日」而载入史册。
On November 9, Richard’s new CD, “Stories To Tell” will be released in Germany and the UK. Other European countries pending. The CD will contain new acoustic versions of many of Richard’s hits including “Endless Summer Nights” and “Right Here Waiting” as well as new studio recordings of songs Richard has written with or for other artists. Songs include “To Where You Are” (originally recorded by Josh Groban), “Had Enough” (originally recorded by Lifehouse) and a new recording of “Never Take Me Dancing,” (recently a hit for Travis Tritt). Also included is Richard’s version of the top 5 Keith Urban hit, “Everybody,” which will be the first single (in Europe only) from “Stories To Tell.”
01. Endless Summer Nights (Acoustic)
02. One Thing Left (Acoustic)
03. Hazard (Acoustic)
04. Over My Head (Acoustic)
05. Angelia (Acoustic)
06. Now And Forever (Acoustic)
07. Keep Coming Back (Acoustic)
08. This I Promise You (Acoustic)
09. Loved (Acoustic)
10. Should've Known Better (Acoustic)
11. Right Here Waiting (Acoustic)
12. This I Promise You
13. Had Enough
14. To Where You Are
15. On The Inside
16. Never Take Me Dancing
17. The Best Of Me