Today’s Yesterday Track – THE BOOMTOWN RATS Looking After No 1… Forty Years Ago

Golden oldies to soundtrack the summer of 2017…

Band: THE BOOMTOWN RATS

Track: LOOKING AFTER NO 1

Released: August 1977 – 40 years ago

Info: the song was the first so-called new wave single to be playlisted by the BBC and the bands subsequently became the first new wave band to be offered an appearance on Top Of The Pops performing the song

Note: frontman & Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof got their first No 1 with, yes you know that one definitely… ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’

The track was on The Rats’ self-titled debut LP with this iconic sleeve…

THE BOOMTOWN RATS: Website – Facebook – Discography

 

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