Dont Believe What You Read - The Boomtown Rats - A Tonic For The Troops (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. (Ensign Records released A Tonic For The Troops in the UK in June In the U.S., Columbia Records took over The Boomtown Rats from Mercury, replaced "Can't Stop" and "[Watch Out For] The Normal People" with "Mary Of The 4th Form" and "Joey's On The Street Again" from the first album, resequenced the tracks, and delayed the American release.
  2. Format: Vinyl, Year: , Label: Columbia, Length: A Tonic for the Troops ~ Release by The Boomtown Rats (see all versions of this release, 9 available).
  3. A Tonic for the Troops is the second album by The Boomtown Rats. It was released in 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 The album featured dark .
  4. A Tonic For The Troops, the Rats second album, sees the band throwing off any pretentions of being a punk rock band - clearly only ever intended as a means of gaining an initial foothold into the truth, the Rats were never in competition with bands like The Pistols. A more apt comparison would have been their ska equivalents, Madness.
  5. The rest of the album is definitely a development in the right direction. "Eva Braun" and "Rat Trap" are excellent songs, the latter becoming a sort of trademark song for the band. The album comes also with four extra tracks which make it nothing short of a deal. From start to finish, this is a total joy to listen to/5(55).
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of A Tonic For The Troops on Discogs. Label: Mercury - PRICE 58 • Series: Priceless • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Punk/5(10).
  7. Don't believe what you read. Submit Corrections. Writer(s): Bob Geldof. AZLyrics. B. The Boomtown Rats Lyrics. album: "A Tonic For The Troops" () Like Clockwork. Blind Date (I Never Loved) Eva Braun. Living In An Island. Don't Believe What You Read. She's So Modern. Me And Howard Hughes.
  8. Citizens Of Boomtown [Gold Vinyl] (LP) The Boomtown Rats Live In Germany '78 (LP) The Boomtown Rats So Modern: The Boomtown Rats Collection (CD) Tonic For The Troops (CD) The Boomtown Rats Buy. $ SHIPS FREE in U.S. Track Listing. Disc 1 Titles. Artist. Don't Believe What You Read. The Boomtown Rats 6. Living in an Island.

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