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Oh What a night

Many people will only remember the single 5 7 0 5 as a pop song but there is more to this band than that. This album is a kind of greatest hits of their songs. I was a fan of City Boy in 1978 while I was in college , and also in the bands fan club and I also wrote a song for the band which got published in the fan mag. This album is a masterpiece to say the least may be ITunes will put the other albums they made in their store. This is a fantastic album from 5705 to Your leaving me to the amazing The day the earth caught fire. Please if you wanna here some proper music from proper musicians and proper songs , not the disposal crap we have now by this album its a classic masterpiece . City Boy never has the success they deserved. But to me they were one of the best bands the UK ever had. Thanks ITunes, and people buy this album it's classic. Oh what a night.


Formed: England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s

At a time when punk rock and new wave were sweeping the music charts, Birmingham, England-based quintet, City Boy, produced melodic, hook-laden, progressive rock tunes. Despite placing two songs, "5--7--0--5," and "The Day the Earth Caught Fire," the title track of their 1979 album, in the British Top Ten, the band failed to capitalize on their commercial success and disbanded in 1981. According to The Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock, City Boy is remembered for their "strong identification...
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  • £8.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music, Pop
  • Released: 24 July 2001

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