"The Boys Are Back in Town" is a single from Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy. According to the The Boys Are Back In Town Songfacts, the song was inspired by Thin Lizzy's fans. The group wrote it after noticing that their shows were full of working-class guys looking to get out and have some fun. Their fans also had a tendency to drink heavily.
The song came out in 1976 on their album Jailbreak. It was honoured with…
Guess who just got back today
Them wild-eyed boys that had been away
Haven't changed that much to say
But man, I still think them cats are crazy