The discography of Irish new wave group The Boomtown Rats consists of six studio albums, five compilation albums, 20 singles and three video albums. The Boomtown Rats' debut release was the 1977 single "Lookin' After No. 1". The group's next single "Mary of the 4th Form" was released in the same year, along with their self-titled debut album.
Lookin' After No. 1" is the first single by The Boomtown Rats. It appears on their first album The Boomtown Rats. The single was released in August 1977 after the band had performed a five date tour supporting Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Lookin' After No. 1" was the first so-called new wave single to be play listed by the BBC and the Boomtown Rats subsequently became the first new wave band to be offered an appearance on Top of the Pops performing the song
Lookin' After No. 1" was the first so-called new wave single to be play listed by the BBC and the Boomtown Rats subsequently became the first new wave band to be offered an appearance on Top Of The Pops performing the song.
Album: The Boomtown Rats (1977). Charted: 11. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. It was the first so-called new wave single to be playlisted by the BBC, and the Boomtown Rats subsequently became the first new wave band to be offered an appearance on Top of the Pops. The song reached on the Irish charts and spent nine weeks on the UK charts reaching a peak of In the light of Geldof's subsequent founding of the charity act Band Aid and organizing of Live Aid, it is ironic this song includes the lyric, "I don't want to give to charity
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Album: Back To Boomtown: Classic Rats Hits, 2013. 1977 ip by Irish band taken from Australian music program 'rage'. Now playing: Justin Bieber I Don't Care. Richard Marx Right Here Waiting.
Their first hit,"Lookin' Out After No. 1," is a stirring call to arms that as the first postpunk single added to the staid BBC playlist sets an appropriate standard of quality. Mary of The Fourth Form," is a leering schoolboy blues number: the LP cut pales next to the more aggressive single version. All well and good, but the band would literally explode with new ideas and a multitude of sonic styles with the next album and throughout the rest of their career. com For more ruminations on the Fresh New Sound Of Yesterday. The Boomtown Rats- Joey's On The Streets Again (Studio Cut) 5:21. The Boomtown Rats: Never bite the hand that feeds 2:42.
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|A||Lookin' After No. 1
Producer – Robert John LangeWritten-By – Geldof*
|B1||Born To Burn
Producer – Steve BrownWritten-By – Geldof*
|B2||Barefootin' (Live In Amsterdam)
Producer – The Boomtown RatsWritten-By – Parker*
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ensign Records
- Published By – Sewer Fire Hits
- Published By – Island Music
NotesIn Ensign sleeve.
Made in England
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout [stamped] side A): ENY 004 1M//1 UT
- Matrix / Runout (Runout [stamped] side B): ENY 004 2F//2 UT
|ENY 4||The Boomtown Rats||Lookin' After No. 1 (7", Single, Gre)||Ensign||ENY 4||UK||1977|
|6008 507||The Boomtown Rats||Lookin' After No.1 (7", Maxi)||Mercury||6008 507||Netherlands||1977|
|6008 507||The Boomtown Rats||Lookin' After No. 1 (7", Single)||Mercury||6008 507||Australia||1977|
|ENY 4||The Boomtown Rats||Lookin' After No. 1 (7", Single, Sil)||Ensign||ENY 4||UK||1977|
|SFL-2216||The Boomtown Rats||Lookin' After No. 1 (7", Single, Promo)||Mercury||SFL-2216||Japan||1977|