Eddie MacDonald get married for the first time. Wedding takes place just after mixing sessions for Strength and Majority
During th Absolute Tour, at the soundcheck at the Birmingham Odeaon, the first very of “Strength” is recorded.
‘Majority (1985 Marcus Studios rough mix)’ [3:30] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: I used to put the flowers in the dressing room I’m no longer a child I’m all grown up now I’ve set them up seen them let me down I’ve been in the crowd swirling round and round All as one with those songs of Freedom Saying all the things I could never say And I rode with [read more]
‘Steeltown (1984 E-Zee Hire demo)’ [3:20] (Macdonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: The iron gates clang in a steelmill town A man breaks down to that unemployment sound A woman gives her love to a man disowned A man who’s alone in a world without hope She gives him the strength to run his miles Forge a will of iron, fuel for the fire FIRE FIRE FIRE And the odds are [read more]