A Tonic for the Troops is the second album by The Boomtown Rats. It was released in 1978 and included the hit singles "She's So Modern", "Like Clockwork" and "Rat Trap". The album peaked at No. 8 in the UK Albums Chart in 1978. The album featured dark themes in an often upbeat, pop-punk style. One of the album's tracks, "(I Never Loved) Eva Braun", was described by one critic as "the happiest, cheeriest, best upbeat song about Hitler ever written.
A Hold Of Me. This song is by The Boomtown Rats and appears on the album In The Long Grass (1984). One two three fourSo what's the story? So what's the score?What did we do? What are we guilty of?When they shoot you downBring you to your kneesUntil you hit the groundAnd kick you in the teeth. And I dreamed I was standing, on my own,Staring out, into the twilight zone,And I dreamed of icebergs,And I dreamed of heat,And my face was melting, and the SLE.
The Boomtown Rats is The Boomtown Rats' debut album and included the Rats' first hit single, "Lookin' After No. 1", as well as the subsequent single, "Mary of the 4th Form". 18 in the UK Albums Chart in 1977. All lyrics written by Bob Geldof, all music arranged by The Boomtown Rats. Lookin' After No. 1". "Neon Heart". Joey's on the Street Again". Never Bite the Hand That Feeds". Mary of the 4th Form"
Produced by Pete Walsh. Album In the Long Grass. You're lucky if time remembers you Lucky if you get a second chance JFK didn't last so long The trouble was he stood alone In triumph or disaster we can push ahead The trouble is It's only skin and bones You're lucky I'm lucky. But lately or so it seems Lucky you, lucky me We can't find a home See me, i'm just a little bit lazy The trouble is nothing ever gets done You're lucky, i'm lucky. Released on the album In The Long Grass. One of the songs from the aforementioned album to be changed for the . Written By Johnnie Fingers & The Boomtown Rats. Release Date May 1, 1984. In the Long Grass The Boomtown Rats.
The Boomtown Rats (album). The Boomtown Rats is The Boomtown Rats' debut album and included the Rats' first hit single, "Lookin' After No. 1", as well as the subsequent single, "Mary of the 4th Form" Contents.
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|A||A Hold Of Me
Mixed By – Bob Clearmountain
|B||Never In A Million Years
Producer – Tony Visconti
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
- Record Company – Phonogram
- Published By – MRS
- Producer – The Boomtown Rats
- Written-By – Geldof*
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- Matrix / Runout (Matrix side A): MX-64037
- Matrix / Runout (Matrix side B): MX-64038
|MER 184||The Boomtown Rats||A Hold Of Me (7")||Mercury||MER 184||UK||1985|
|MERX 184||The Boomtown Rats||A Hold Of Me (12")||Mercury||MERX 184||UK||1985|