During the late 1970s and
early 1980s, the Boomtown Rats, led by Bob Geldof a.k.a Mr.
Loudmouth, were one of the most innovative and influential bands
of the New Wave era. The Rats disbanded in the mid-80s but their
music lives on in the hearts of their fans.
|Finally!!! The entire catalog of The Boomtown Rats is now available on compact disc. These cds are available now from both Amazon.com in the U.S. and Amazon.co.uk in the U.K. Each of the reissued albums include a few extra bonus tracks making these a MUST HAVE for all fans of The Rats or Bob Geldof.|
In The News
The History of The Boomtown Rats
An Interview with Johnnie Fingers
BoomtownRats.com Past Poll Results
A TONIC FOR THE TROOPS NEWSLETTER
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Boomtown Rats Related Projects
Greengate - Johnnie Fingers' latest project
Gung~Ho: A Crowe/Fingers Project
|Join the Boomtown
Rats Fan Club, which was founded by my brother, J.D.
Sundstrom. Chat online with other members of the club,
post messages, or even set up photo albums with your own
images from Boomtown Rats history. We hope to hear from
Click here to go to The Boomtown Rats Club and Join!
Also, there has been some discussion from members of the fan club that VH1 should do a spotlight on The Boomtown Rats. How about sending VH1 some e-mail at the following address and requesting that they follow up on this fabulous idea. The e-mail address is email@example.com . You can go to vh1's web site at http://www.vh1.com . Thanks!!
Boomtown Rats Links on the Net:
Other cool web sites that you definately should visit:
"The Modena City Ramblers" - a band out of Italy, they have included an Italian cover of The Great song of Indiffernce on their album entitled "riportando Tutto A Casa". Bob Geldof also sang backing vocals on "Il Bicchiere Dell 'Addio", the seventh track on this album.
Last Updated: January 9th, 2005.
Added info on the reissue of The Boomtown Rats' back catalog.
*Discography courtesy of "Jukes Productions" ,"PunkNet", plus the valuable help from other Boomtown Rats fans who have provided info that was missing..
*Special thanks to "Slave To Wave" for the "I Don't Like Mondays" RealAudio File.