Live Rats 2013 at the London Roundhouse is the first live album by The Boomtown Rats.
It was recorded on 26 October 2013.
Songs On The Boomtown Rats Live Rats 2013 at the London Roundhouse
(I Never Loved) Eva Braun – 6:24
Like Clockwork – 3:47
Neon Heart – 4:16
(She’s Gonna) Do You In – 8:20
Someone’s Looking at You – 5:43
Joey’s on the Street – 8:29
Medley: Banana Republic / She’s so Modern – 12:24
I Don’t Like Mondays – 5:45
Close as You’ll Ever Be – 4:18
When the Night Comes – 5:00
Mary of the 4th Form – 6:09
Medley: Mary of the 4th Form / Lookin’ After No.1 – 5:40
Rat Trap – 8:34
Having My Picture Taken – 3:23
Diamond Smiles – 6:58
The Boomtown Rats – 6:2
This is very good although Bob Geldorf’s bad language is unnecessary for a man in his sixties. It was acceptable for a rebel in his twenties but no more.
While the Boomtown Rats were linked with the punk and new wave movement in the late 1970s, their music is more sophisticated than most and fits into the classic rock genre with a high proportion of big hits including two UK #1 singles.
I liked the Rats in the late 1970s and I still play their second album, Tonic For The Troops regularly.What I really want is a live album from 1978 or ’79.
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