New archive collection for The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats, who re-formed last year for the Isle Of Wight festival, will release a new compilation of classic tracks on 13th October. So Modern – The Boomtown Rats Collection, mixes some of the bands biggest hits with deeper album tracks.


1. I Don't Like Mondays (from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing [1979])
2. She's So Modern (from A Tonic For The Troops [1978])
3. Rat Trap (from A Tonic For The Troops)
4. Like Clockwork (from A Tonic For The Troops)
5. Mary Of The 4th Form (from The Boomtown Rats [1977])
6. Someone's Looking At You (The Fine Art Of Surfacing [1979])
7. Keep It Up (The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
8. Never In A Million Years (V Deep [1982])
9. Me And Howard Hughes (A Tonic For The Troops)
10. When The Night Comes (The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
11. Joey's On The Street Again (The Boomtown Rats)
12. (I Never Loved) Eva Braun (A Tonic For The Troops)
13. Dave (Originally released as a single MER 79 (11/84)
14. Drag Me Down (In The Long Grass [1984])
15. Tonight (In The Long Grass [1984])
16. House On Fire – Dennis Bovell 12" Dub Version Originally released on 12” MERX 91 (3/82)
17. Lookin' After No. 1 (The Boomtown Rats [1977])
18. The Boomtown Rats (Back To Boomtown: Classic Rats Hits [2013])

They play:


18th WOLVERHAMPTON Wulfrun Hall
19th NEWCASTLE O2 Academy
22nd SHEFFIELD O2 Academy
23rd LIVERPOOL O2 Academy
26th LINCOLN Engine Shed
28th LEAMINGTON SPA Assembly
29th BRISTOL O2 Academy
31st PORTSMOUTH Pyramids Centre


1st OXFORD O2 Academy
3rd CAMBRIDGE The Junction
4th LEICESTER O2 Academy
6th BOURNEMOUTH O2 Academy
7th LONDON The Forum

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