The Alarm are offered a support slot with Tom Petty, but IRS refuses to pay for it. Change did not sell as well as expected, and IRS did not want to send the band on another huge tour. It would be their last, best chance to reach a wider audience.
Pop fans at last seem to be waking up to what a great band The Alarm is. The group, from Rhyl, North Wales, has been booked as support act to Queen at Wembley Stadium this summer and their new single, Knife edge, has gone straight into the charts at 43. So far, The Alarm � who had a top 20 hit with 68 Guns � seem to have gone down [read more]
‘Gwerthoc Fi I Lawr Yr Afon’ [5:25] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: ? Notes:Welsh version of “Sold Me Down The River”Mike Peters Notes: ?Dave Sharp Notes: ?Eddie MacDonald Notes: ?Nigel Twist Notes: ?
4/20/1988: The Alarm, Beacon Theatre, New York Summary Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments