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The Boomtown Rats Ireland 

The best album by The Boomtown Rats is The Fine Art Of Surfacing which is ranked number 6,006 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 233.

The Boomtown Rats is ranked number 2,493 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 412.

Members who like this artist also like: Talking Heads, Cheap Trick and The Angels.

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The Boomtown Rats best albums

The following albums by The Boomtown Rats are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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The Fine Art Of SurfacingIreland The Boomtown Rats
Year of Release:1979Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1979:90Rank Score:233
Rank in 1970s1,038Overall Rank:6,006
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Boomtown RatsIreland The Boomtown Rats
Year of Release:1977Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1977:184Rank Score:88
Rank in 1970s1,916Overall Rank:13,267
Average Rating:  75/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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A Tonic For The TroopsIreland The Boomtown Rats
Year of Release:1978Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1978:282Rank Score:47
Rank in 1970s2,649Overall Rank:19,934
Average Rating:  74/100 (15 votes)
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Mondo BongoIreland The Boomtown Rats
Year of Release:1981Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1981:397Rank Score:19
Rank in 1980s3,881Overall Rank:27,878
Average Rating:  67/100 (12 votes)
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V DeepIreland The Boomtown Rats
Year of Release:1982Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1982:428Rank Score:17
Rank in 1980s4,074Overall Rank:29,565
Average Rating:  73/100 (6 votes)
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In The Long GrassIreland The Boomtown Rats
Year of Release:1984Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1984:518Rank Score:8
Rank in 1980s5,284Overall Rank:39,300
Average Rating:  68/100 (7 votes)
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Overall band rank: 2,493

This may not be a complete discography for The Boomtown Rats. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Boomtown Rats best tracks

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1.I Don't Like Mondays
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 85/100 (24 votes)
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2.Rat Trap
(from the album A Tonic For The Troops)
 80/100 (4 votes)
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3.Diamond Smiles
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 79/100 (7 votes)
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4.She's So Modern
(from the album A Tonic For The Troops)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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5.Someone's Looking At You
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 78/100 (8 votes)
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6.Nothing Happened Today
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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7.Wind Chill Factor (Minus Zero)
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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8.Nice N Neat
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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9.The Elephant's Graveyard
(from the album Mondo Bongo)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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10.Sleep (Fingers' Lullaby)
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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11.Banana Republic
(from the album Mondo Bongo)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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12.Having My Picture Taken
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 77/100 (3 votes)
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13.Joey's On The Street Again
(from the album The Boomtown Rats)
 77/100 (3 votes)
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14.When The Night Comes
(from the album The Fine Art Of Surfacing)
 76/100 (4 votes)
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15.Lookin' After No. 1
(from the album The Boomtown Rats)
 76/100 (4 votes)
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The Boomtown Rats ratings

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74/100 (from 7 votes)
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From mlongenbach 01/01/2014 01:48
Smart, witty, catchy songwriting, like a new wave/punk Rolling Stones. Fine Art of Surfacing is a must-own album of the late 70s.
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From andy_hunter 01/08/2012 01:20
Excellent band! One of the best to come out of Dublin IMO, better than U2. Poppy enough, they bridged the gap between punk and new wave.
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