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’.
5/16/1989: The Alarm, Record “How The Mighty Fall” Summary Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
3/16/1985: The Alarm, “Number 73” – ITV, UK Summary Mike was interviewed and took part in a celebrity quiz against Scottish comedian Billy Connelly. Mike won! Howling Wind was played during the closing titles of the show, & the band were joined by Billy Connolly on guitar, while the presenters, including Sandy Toksvig danced around them.Press Release Set List Absolute Reality Howling WindBand Comments Fan Comments
6/15/1986: The Alarm, Munich Summary Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments