Ian wilson from Wasted Talent, the booking agent for U2, The Clash, The Police, The Pretenders ses the band and agrees to become their manager. His ties to those other bands help The Alarm get started. In effect Wilson becomes the de-facto 5th member of the band, and the realtionship lasts until 1988.
‘It’s Alright/It’s OK’ [??:??] (Peters/Stevenson/Adams/Grantly), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: In the end it’s you and me and no one else This is the way of life It’s allright, it’s O.K. We can make it through tomorrow It’s allright, it’s O.K. There is no one left to follow In the end for you and me it’s now or never This is the way of time It’s allright, it’s O.K. We can [read more]
Producer: The Alarm I.R.S. Records A line in the song “Moments in Time” from Raw, the latest release from the Alarm, seems to sum up songwriter Mike Peters’ current vision for this band: “Somewhere we got lost along the way.” Indeed, the title is apt; what we have here is one of those back-to-basics, we-can-be-a-garage-band collection of artful yet angry songs that eschews the sequencer formula the band has perfected [read more]