In addition to his film and television credits, Richard has found success as a singer, a side career he launched in 1994. After started out with the Dunmore Band and gaining a large following among Los Angeles club hoppers he signed a record contract with the German label Edel Records in 1994. The released album WAITING FOR THE SKY TO FALL became a smash hit in Europe. In 2004 Richard performed with his friend Michael Paloma the song "Nothing Personal" on Paloma's album MICHAEL PALAMO AND HIS NEW YORK BLUES. The CD included two music videos directed by Richard as well as cameo's of him. Four years later he wrote and sang the heartfelt song I'M GONNA SEE YOU AGAIN for his late mother at CMT's show GONE COUNTRY. During the covid-19 pandemic in 2020 Richard released with Romero Pictures another new single titled SIX FEET AWAY. The song is a look at the six foot rule from the perspective of personal relationships, feelings of being disconnected and the hope for a return to normalcy. SIX FEET AWAY is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play and various other online platforms.