Demos for the “Abolsute Reality” aalbum recorded at Ezee Hire stusios in London. They were used to lure Jimmy Iovine to produce The alarm scheduledfor January 1985. Iovone renigs, and the “Absolute Reality” album becomes a single relesed in April 1984. the new album, retitle “Strength” is recorded ith Mike Howlett instead.
‘Right Back Where I Started From’ [??:??] (Mike Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: Notes: ?Mike Peters Notes: ?Dave Sharp Notes: ?Eddie MacDonald Notes: ?Nigel Twist Notes: ?
1/9/1986: The Alarm, Norwegian radio Summary Mike talked about the making of the strength album, about constant touring. He said a year earlier they had wanted to fill stadiums, but decided that was dangerous for a band, so went into the studio to make an album “following their own instincts”. Talked about the band all wearing leather trousers because they are easy to keep clean. “How are you going to [read more]
Day Twenty Two: Tuesday 21st June 2005 Back into the serious business of the album. We decide to have a run through ‘Few And far Between’. Steve and I had come up with the idea of merging the song with the end of ‘My Defenses’ from the Poppy Fields Bond. At first we play it like it has been done live in recent times. Then the ideas start to flow, [read more]