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Another Sad Story - The Boomtown Rats - In The Long Grass (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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Boomtown Rats click here for complete listing. Regardless of country of origin all tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description. Additional info:. COM Ref No. Related Artists:.

Bob Geldof , Gerry Cott. Boomtown Rats. Alternative Names:. To order by phone:. Call quoting EIL. The sound was less produced but no worse for that, and this was a more mature album than any that had gone before. Sadly, this album was also the last The Boomtown Rats recorded. A great swan song, but lack of commercial success and the aftermath of Band Aid and Live Aid, led to Geldof striking out as a solo artist. CD Review The single version of Dave is the original album version!

The album version is the version from the Best of. Add in Rain,which is not here, and there are a few versions of this track knocking around.

However, for all that, the single version is the best! Walking Downtown returns to the jazz-by-numbers of The Little Death, and is little better. Part Mood Mambo, part jazz, there is the gnawing feeling that this was another attempt at something that was beyond the Rats. The piano in the song puts me in mind of Singing in the Rain! I have never really liked jazz anyway, and this song is of little appeal. P recious Time is a track that would have been a great addition to In the Long Grass.

Doo do dos courtesy of the Rolling Stones and a Pete Briquette bass line get the song going along with Chic-like guitars are also there. On the two middle eights, Geldof drifts into a Bowie tribute again, aping China girl. A Hold of Me. Another Sad Story. Johnnie Fingers. Hard Times. An Icicle in the Sun. Up or Down. Walking Downtown. Precious Time. Simon Crowe. She's Not the Best. Dave Bob Geldof. The album peaked at No. During this time the Rats learned much about both American life and breaking into the American music market.

This is a recurring theme on the album, sometimes taking a serious approach in looking at American society, in songs like "I Don't Like Mondays" and "Diamond Smiles," while other times looking at it in a downright silly and mocking manner in songs like "Nothing Happened Today" and "Having My Picture Taken," the album takes aim at life in classic punk style.

A Tonic For The Troops. The album featured dark themes in an often upbeat, pop-punk style. One of the album's tracks, " Eva Braun", was described by one critic as "the happiest, cheeriest, best upbeat song about Hitler ever written. Live Rats at the London Roundhouse. The Very Best Of. Bob Geldof. It peaked at No.

Label: Columbia - FC • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo Pitman Pressing • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave The Boomtown Rats - In The Long Grass (, Pitman Pressing, Vinyl) | /5(33).

8 Replies to “Another Sad Story - The Boomtown Rats - In The Long Grass (Vinyl, LP, Album)”

  1. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for in the long grass LP at halfcelltitegodfeperarinlelasag.xyzinfo Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of In The Long Grass on Discogs. Label: Mercury - MERS 38,Mercury - MERL 38,Mercury - • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave.
  3. In the Long Grass was the sixth studio album by The Boomtown Rats, released in in the UK and in the US. It was the band's last studio material until 's Citizens of Boomtown. The Boomtown Rats' least commercially favourable effort, it failed to appear altogether in the UK Albums Chart, but did reach No. in the US Billboard /5(1).
  4. The Boomtown Rats Lyrics "Another Sad Story" And it's a sad, sad story Another sad, sad story 'Cus Johnnie had the ring but he never took the chance And it's an uphill climb album: "In The Long Grass" () Dave. Over And Over. Drag Me Down. A Hold Of Me. Another Sad Story.
  5. The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: Bob Geldof is genius. Enough said. The album opens with the track “A Hold of Me” – which is an amazing track and you could solely base a whole album off of halfcelltitegodfeperarinlelasag.xyzinfo Rats definitely have the chemistry together that not a lot of musicians can pull off, then again, I may just be saying that because I’m a hardcore Boomtown Rats fan.
  6. Tremendous album. Drag me Down should have been the lead single, followed by Dave and then Hard Times. If a fourth single was necessary, Another Sad Story. Was never a great fan of the album cover though. I have just received the US version on vinyl and transferred it to CD. I cannot get the excellent versions of DMD and Lucky out of my head.
  7. "In the Long grass" ist das sechste und letzte Studioalbum der Boomtown Rats um Bob Geldof und erschien ursprünglich Für diese CD-Pressung von wurden den 10 originalen LP-Tracks noch vier Bonusstücke spendiert,sodass die Gesamtlaufzeit nun etwas über 55 Minuten beträgt/5(10).
  8. Columbia FC The Boomtown Rats " In the Long Grass" LP. Very Good (VG) - A nice record which has been played and handled, discs have scratches, and .

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