This ambitiously titled best of selection provides a shedful of reasons why The Alarm have failed to build upon their loyal cult audience in the UK. In a sweaty club or concert hall it is possible to surf along on the waves of euphoria generated by the group’s derivative lightweight rock anthems and the air-punching enthusiasm of their fans, but collected together on this LP, their recorded highlights sound worthy, [read more]
Back at Good Earth Studios , The Alarm record a new single to capture the current sound at the time (i.e “Frankie Goes To Hollywood”). Alan Shacklock produced the track. All agree that it was a failed experiment.