Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, November 18, 1978 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This Springsteen homage tells the tale of a boy called Billy who feels the depressing town he lives in is a "Rat Trap." It was based on singer Bob Geldof's then job in an abattoir. It was the first UK chart topper for an Irish rock act.
Who sang Rat Trap?
Rat Trap was performed by The Boomtown Rats
What year did Rat Trap get to the UK number 1 spot?
Rat Trap first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, November 18, 1978
How long was Rat Trap at number 1 in the UK?
Rat Trap spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.