Strength single is released. Reaches #40 in the UK, #61 on the USA Hto 100 chart, #12 on the Mainstream rock chart. The Alarm finally havea bigger hit in the USA than in the UK.
‘Sold Me Down The River (edit)’ [4:10] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: There’s a fire beneath my skin There’s a fever that makes me ill Got a love, a love that kills I’ve got twenty four hours to live Comeback, I’m begging you please Comeback, I’m down on my knees Comeback, I’m begging you please I don’t know why and I don’t understand How you sold me down the river [read more]
20/04/10 Bristol Thekla
THE ALARM SOUNDS OFF ON ITS PAST AND FUTURE June 5, 1988 By Lisa Robinson Provided By: Phil Vermaelen email@example.com WHEN the Alarm – Eddie MacDonald, Mike Peters, Dave Sharpe and Twist (Nigel Twist) – started out in the mid-’70s, their folk-inspired rock songs led to quick comparisons with everyone from Bob Dylan to U2 (for whom they used to be the opening act). One of the differences, however, was [read more]