Leader of the Boomtown Rats who sang "I Don't Like Mondays" and "Rat Trap" and who helped found the Band Aid supergroup.
He was bullied as a child because he was not good at rugby. Later on, he worked as a music journalist in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada.
He was granted a Man of Peace title by
He starred in the 1982 Pink Floyd musical movie The Wall, which was written by Pink Floyd singer and bassist