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8 thoughts on “ Straight Up - The Boomtown Rats - Mondo Bongo (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. The Boomtown Rats legendary ORIGINAL line-up still boasts Bob Geldof on vocals, Garry Roberts on guitar, Pete Briquette on bass and Simon Crowe on drums. if similar happens with the new Rats LP, Probably worst album title is Mondo Bongo, but it's a pretty good album all .
  2. Apr 24,  · Mondo Bongo is a perfect example of a band reaching for the sky and falling flat on their faces. In fact, if it wasn't for the distinctive sound of Geldof's voice, the majority of this album would be unrecognisable as The Boomtown Rats. Maybe that was the idea; a total re-invention of everything that had gone previously.3/5(8).
  3. The Boomtown Rats lyrics - 84 song lyrics sorted by album, including "I Don't Like Mondays", "Walking Down Town", "Like Clockwork".
  4. After V Deep, the Rats dropped out for several years, prompting the US issue of Ratrospective, a mini-album containing “I Don’t Like Mondays,” “Up All Night,” “Rat Trap” and three other familiar cuts. In late , Geldof surfaced as the co-instigator of Band Aid, an all-star 45 fundraiser for Africa that inspired a .
  5. Mondo Bongo was The Boomtown Rats' fourth album. It peaked at No. 6 in the UK Albums Chart in February , and No. in the US Billboard It included the hit singles: "Banana Republic", which had reached No. 3 in the UK Singles Chart in November and "The Elephants Graveyard (Guilty)" which made No. 26 in January
  6. Jun 14,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Mondo Bongo on Discogs. Label: Columbia - JC • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo • Country: US • 3/5(2).
  7. Mondo Bongo was a very strange brew in contrast to the three previous albums. It turned out to be a more experimental album than expected. Having lined up Tony Visconti as a new producer, The Rats were breaking away from the sound of Tonic for the Troops and Fine Art of .

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