“Devolution Working Man Blues” released as a single in the USA. A “radio-only” single it reached #9 on the Mainstream Rock charts, and #11 on the Modern Rock charts.
‘For Freedom’ [3:25] (MacDonald/Peters), The Alarm Lead Vocals:Mike Peters Lyrics Take this song of freedom Put it on & arm yourself for the fight Don’t let them blind your eyes now Or listen to the devil liar Feelings growing getting stronger But even now my hands are tied I feel restricted I can’t cut loose This ball and chain that’s round my neck What can I say that’s not been [read more]
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While Dave and Nigel stayed at Ezee Hire, Eddie and Mike at The Waterfront in London. They recorded many demos using a drum machine and synthesizer, plus guitars. From thesee demos the future “Eye” songs .’Newtown Jericho’, “Only Love Can Set Me Free”, and the Raw song “Lead Me Through The Darkness”. Eddie Macdonald has described this time his “happiest time in The Alarm’.