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.
‘God Save Somebody’ [4:07] (Sharp/Twist), The AlarmLead Vocals:Dave SharpLyrics: People are saying money’s falling off the trees But I don’t see nobody here with a piece Nobody got it, everybody want it Even people out there begging on the streets From Red Square right down to the sea Step down off the side-walk and you might see Something going on make a poor heart bleed Sounds like a new age [read more]
‘Sixty Eight Guns (session)’ [??:??] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: ? Notes:BBC Kid Jensen Session, March 9th 1983Mike Peters Notes:The song was inspired by a book I’d read about Glasgow street gangs, in the year 1968. 1 always thought that was an important year for young people, it was the first time they really said ‘no.’ It was just when the hippie thing was ending, when peace and love was [read more]