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The Boomtown Rats (Ensign)

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 27 August 1977

OH CHRIST, what will we label them? Rock 'n' Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Pop/New Wave? All tags apply. But no one alone totally fits the bill as a true representation of what The Boomtown Rats are about. Listen to this excellent debut album once and you will reel in confusion; spin it again and you will squeal in delight.

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