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The Boomtown Rats

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The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats has been played on NTS in shows including All Trades w/ Chuggy, featured first on 3 March 2021. Songs played include House On Fire.

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.

Originally, they used the moniker 'The Nightlife Thugs'. The name "The Boomtown Rats" comes…

House On Fire
Boomtown Rats
DeAgostini, Mercury1990
House On Fire
Boomtown RatsDeAgostini, Mercury1990