See I always assumed the "snow in Africa" thing was meant to be ironic.
Guess I was reading too much into it.
Either way, cringeworthy as these songs are, Mr Geldof has to stand in line way, waaay behind whomever is responsible for "We Built This City." That thing makes me stabby.
eta: Okay, I had to go find the lyrics, and bonus! The video played on the lyrics site. What a hoot! It looked like a mullet-and-bad-fashion convention. We thought we had it goin' ON in the 80s, yo Phil Collins was so freaking adorable