Boomtown Rats – Like Clockwork

Louder Than War : The Boomtown Rats seem to wind people up decades after they released half this stuff but we demand you give them another listen – a lot of their early singles really stand the test of time, like the quirky Like Clockwork that has the quirk of XTC about it in one of those songs that merges power pop punk and quirk.

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.

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