THE BOOMTOWN RATS

 

Albums recorded by The Boomtown Rats, including release dates and
UK & US CD availability through Amazon.

 

Available on this page:
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• album track-listing and personnel details - click on album title
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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

The Boomtown Rats

09/77

2

A Tonic For The Troops

06/78

3

The Fine Art Of Surfacing

10/79

4

Mondo Bongo

12/80

5

V Deep

03/82

6

In The Long Grass

12/84


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1) THE BOOMTOWN RATS

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Lookin' After No 1
Neon Heart
Joey's On The Street Again
Never Bite The Hand That Feeds
Mary Of The 4th Form

(She's Gonna) Do You In
Close As You'll Ever Be
I Can Make It If You Can
Kicks


LP


CD




Pete Briquette
Gerry Cott
Simon Crowe
Albie Donnelly
Johnnie Fingers
Bob Geldof
Garry Roberts

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums, Vocals
Saxophone
Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals, Harp
Guitar, Vocals

Robert John Lange

2) A TONIC FOR THE TROOPS

 
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UK Issue
Like Clockwork
Blind Date
(I Never Loved) Eva Braun
Living In An Island
Don't Believe What You Read

She's So Modern
Me And Howard Hughes
Can't Stop
(Watch Out For) The Normal People
Rat Trap

US Issue
Rat Trap
Me And Howard Hughes
(I Never Loved) Eva Braun
Living In An Island
Like Clockwork

Blind Date
Mary Of The 4th Form
Don't Believe What You Read
She's So Modern
Joey's On The Street Again






Pete Briquette
Gerry Cott
Simon Crowe
Johnnie Fingers
Bob Geldof
Garry Roberts

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums, Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals, Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals

Robert John Lange

3) THE FINE ART OF SURFACING

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Someone's Looking At You
Diamond Smiles
Wind Chill Factor (Minus Zero)
Having My Picture Taken
Sleep (Fingers' Lullaby)

I Don't Like Mondays
Nothing Happened Today
Keep It Up
Nice 'n' Neat
When The Night Comes






Pete Briquette
Gerry Cott
Simon Crowe
Johnnie Fingers
Bob Geldof
Garry Roberts

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums, Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals, Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals

Robert John Lange (Tracks 1-5,7-10),
Phil Wainman (Track 6)

4) MONDO BONGO

 
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UK Issue
Mood Mambo
Straight Up
This Is My Room
Another Piece Of Red
Go Man Go
Under Their Thumb...Is Under My Thumb

Please Don't Go
The Elephant's Graveyard (Guilty)
Banana Republic
Fall Down
Hurt Hurts
Whitehall 1212

US Issue
Mood Mambo
Straight Up
This Is My Room
Another Piece Of Red
Go Man Go
Under Their Thumb...Is Under My Thumb

Please Don't Go
The Elephant's Graveyard
Banana Republic
Don't Talk To Me
Hurt Hurts
Up All Night


Original LP


Special Tour LP




Pete Briquette
Gerry Cott
Simon Crowe
Andy Duncan
Johnnie Fingers
Bob Geldof
Dr Dave McHale
Garry Roberts
Tony Visconti

Tom Winter

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums, Vocals
Percussion (Track 7)
Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals, Backing Vocals
Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals
Recorder, Drunken Bass, Guitar,
Backing Vocals
Bouzouki (Track 7)

Boomtown Rats, Tony Visconti

5) V DEEP

 
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UK Issue
Never In A Million Years
The Bitter End
Talking In Code
He Watches It All
A Storm Breaks

Charmed Lives
House On Fire
Up All Night
Skin On Skin
The Little Death
House Burned Down

US Issue
Never In A Million Years
The Bitter End
Talking In Code
He Watches It All
A Storm Breaks

Charmed Lives
House On Fire
Whitehall 1212
Skin On Skin
The Little Death
House Burned Down






Pete Briquette
Simon Crowe
Johnnie Fingers
Bob Geldof
Garry Roberts

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Drums, Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals, Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals

Boomtown Rats, Tony Visconti

6) IN THE LONG GRASS

 
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UK Issue
A Hold Of Me
Drag Me Down
Dave
Over Again
Another Sad Story

Tonight
Hard Times
Lucky
An Icicle In The Sun
Up Or Down

US Issue
A Hold Of Me
Drag Me Down
Rain
Over Again
Another Sad Story

Tonight
Hard Times
Lucky
An Icicle In The Sun
Up Or Down






Guy Barker
Gary Barnacle
Pete Briquette
Simon Crowe
Martin Dobson
Johnnie Fingers
Molly
Polly
Ian Richie
Garry Roberts
Peter Thomas
Luke Tunney

Producer:

Trumpet
Saxophone
Bass, Vocals
Drums, Vocals
Saxophone
Keyboards, Vocals
Backing Vocals (Track 7)
Backing Vocals (Track 7)
Saxophone
Guitar, Vocals
Trombone
Trumpet

Boomtown Rats,
Pete Walsh (Tracks 1,7,8)