Responding to the double chart failure of “The Deceiver” and “The Chant”, the Alarm attempt to quickly regain momentum by recording a new song at Good Earth with Alan Shacklock. “Absolute Reality” end-up sounding much like the best songs from Declaration. The song came from demos for their next album.
2/18/1985: The Alarm, Bruno Brookes Session – BBC Radio 1 Summary Graeme King featured on piano.Press Release Set List 68 Guns Absolute Reality Deeside (early vers.) Howling WindBand Comments Fan Comments
5/24/1991: The Alarm, KROQ Free Show, Malibu, California Summary Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
First UK support tour with U2 begins.