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.
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3/26/2004 It was, pardon the pun, a rather alarming publicity stunt. But it worked. Mike Peters, founder of Welsh heart-on-sleeve rockers the Alarm, thought it’d be a hoot to release a new Alarm single under a different band name. Peters shipped “45 RPM,” a classic rocker in that band’s patented style, all chiming guitars and populist sing-along choruses, to British radio stations in a plain white wrapper, with the moniker [read more]
Day Fifty Eight : Saturday 6th August 2005 Today is Alarmstock Abbey Road. The idea is that while I am performing the shows in the live room downstairs at Studio 2. The engineer Chris Bolster will work on a new mix of ‘This Is The Way We Are’ upstairs in the control room. I suppose that after James phone call, I decided that we had nothing to lose but to [read more]