The Boomtown Rats
92 Shouts - 1,537,597 Scrobbles
All six members (Gary Roberts, Pete Briquette, Gerry Cott, Simon Crowe, Bob Geldof and Johnnie Moylett) were originally from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. Originally called 'The Nightlife Thugs'. The name The Boomtown Rats comes from a gang of down-and-outs from Woody Guthrie's autobiography, Bound for Glory.
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Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- I Don't Like Mondays - (4:15) - 23,187 plays
- LyricsThere was a... lot of rocking going on that night,
Cruising time for the young bright lights,
Just down past the gasworks, by the meat factory door,
The five lamp boys were coming on strong.
The Saturday night city beat had already started
- She's So Modern - (3:00) - 1,697 plays
- Lookin' After No. 1 - (3:08) - 1,499 plays
- Someone's Looking At You - (4:23) - 1,892 plays
- Diamond Smiles - (3:49) - 1,497 plays
- Banana Republic - (3:23) - 1,573 plays
- I Don't Like Monday's - (3:47) - 1,242 plays
- Like Clockwork - (3:43) - 1,243 plays
- Mary of the 4th Form - (3:52) - 896 plays