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The Boomtown Rats

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The Boomtown Rats is a rock group led by Bob Geldof (full name: Robert Fredrick Zenon Geldof, born October 5th 1951). Playing punk and New Wave influenced music, their initial incarnation lasted from 1976 to 1986), but the band recently reformed. All six primary members (Gary Roberts, Pete Briquette, Gerry Cott, Simon Crowe, and Johnnie Moylett alongside Geldof) were originally from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland.


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    The silicon chip inside her head
    Gets switched to overload.
    And nobody's gonna go to school today,
    She's going to make them stay at home.
    And daddy doesn't understand her,
    I Don't Like Mondays  -  803,553 plays
    There 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
    Rat Trap  -  107,472 plays
    Banana Republic, Septic Isle
    Screamin' in the sufferin' sea, sounds like cryin'
    Everywhere I go, yeah everywhere I see
    The black and blue uniforms, Police and Priests
    And I wonder do you wonder while you're sleeping with your whore?
    Banana Republic  -  58,499 plays
    La-la-la-la-la (four times)
    She's so 20th century.
    She's so 1970s.
    She know the right things to say
    She got the right clothes to wear
    She's So Modern  -  60,321 plays
    The world owes me a living
    I've waited on this dole queue too long
    I've been standin' in the rain for fifteen minutes
    That's a quarter of an hour too long.
    I'll take all they can give me
    Lookin' After No. 1  -  40,587 plays
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