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“I Wanna Be a Cowboy” by Boys Don’t Cry

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1986

“I Wanna Be a Cowboy” by Boys Don’t Cry


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“I Wanna Be a Cowboy” by Boys Don’t Cry

1986

     
 

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    “I Wanna Be a Cowboy” by Boys Don’t Cry (official video) is a New Wave rock song.

    Song Title: I Wanna Be a Cowboy (official video)
    Artist: Boys Don’t Cry
    Genre: New Wave rock, synthpop
    Lead Vocals: Nick Richards
    Guitar: Nico Ramsden
    Keyboards: Nick Richards, Brian Chatton
    Bass Guitar: Mark Smith
    Drums: Jeff Seopardi
    Released: 1986
    Number of listens: 18681
    Current rank: 176 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 8 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)

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    Summary quotation from Wikipedia:

    Boys Don’t Cry are a British pop/rock band known for the hit single “I Wanna Be a Cowboy”, which peaked at #12 on the Hot 100 in 1986 and charted around the world. They are considered a one-hit wonder, though they released an EP, two albums and several singles.

    Boys Don’t Cry were discovered by Paul Oakenfold, who was a talent scout for Profile Records in London in the mid-80s.

    The single “I Wanna Be a Cowboy” was released in 1986. A novelty song with deadpan humour and kitschy references, the song has been described as the perfect musical realization of a spaghetti western movie. It hit #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #13 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart in 1986-1987, and was R&R #8. “I Wanna Be a Cowboy” was also a top 10 hit in Australia and South Africa.

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    Mattia: I Wanna Be a Cowboy is Tommy’s favorite song.

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