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’.
02/05/10 Liverpool Academy 2
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The first version of “Blaze Of Glory” is recorded with Mick Glossop in Redan Studios, London. The song was written as a defense for their new friends U2, who were being attacked in the press. “Thoughts Of A Youngman” is also recorded.