Boomtown Rats New Hits Collection And UK Winter 2013 Tour

17 Jun 2013
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Boomtown Rats New Hits Collection And UK Winter 2013 Tour

Boomtown Rats New Hits Collection And UK Winter 2013 Tour

The Boomtown Rats will release a new hits collection on August 5th '13.  Entitled 'Back To Boomtown: Classic Rats' Hits' it will feature all of the band's celebrated hits including 'Lookin After No 1', 'Like Clockwork', 'She's So Modern', 'I Don't Like Mondays' and 'Rat Trap' - songs with an immediacy and a message that is as pertinent today as it was when they were written - plus two new songs recorded by the newly re-formed Rats.  The full tracklisting of the album will be -
1.   The Boomtown Rats!
2.   Mary Of The 4th. Form
3.   (I Never Loved) Eva Braun
4.   Neon Heart
5.   Like ClockWork
6.   She's So Modern
7.   Lookin' After No. 1
8.   Someone's Looking At You
9.   Me And Howard Hughes
10. Joey's On The Street Again
11. I Don't Like Mondays
12. Having My Picture Taken
13. Banana Republic
14. Diamond Smiles
15. Rat Trap
16. Back To Boomtown
The digital version of the album will feature two additional songs - 'House On Fire' and 'Drag Me Down'.
Some 26 years since their final show in Dublin in May '86, The Boomtown Rats - Bob Geldof on vocals, Pete Briquette on bass, Simon Crowe on drums and Garry Roberts on guitar - will play the Isle Of Wight festival on 16th June 2013 and will tour the UK in the autumn.  The full list of shows is:
22  BOURNEMOUTH                 O2 Academy
23  CAMBRIDGE                       Corn Exchange
25  NORWICH                           UEA
26  LONDON                             Roundhouse
28  BRISTOL                            O2 Academy
29  NOTTINGHAM                     Rock City
31  LEEDS                                O2 Academy
1    MANCHESTER                    Academy
3    GLASGOW                         O2 Academy
4    NEWCASTLE                      O2 Academy
6    BIRMINGHAM                     O2 Academy


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