Good intro, I like this already. First of all I�m a Bob Dylan fan, it�s quite a clear lyric with a Dylanesque sound, but the chorus is not the kind of thing you�d associate with Dylan. Intros are so important because they establish attention, and within 60 seconds of this there are changes that indicate it�s not going to be a monotone. There�s energy, attitude. It�s a well constructed record. [read more]
The Alarm are asked to play on the new MTV show “unplugged”. However, just as they are going to play, Mike was called home because his sister had a brain aneuryism. Sharp and Twist performed anyway, but the show it was abbreviated and did not display what the band was about. This was quite possibly The Alarm’s last and best opportunity to make something of themselves.