The biggest Alarm gig ever. 25,000+ people witness one of the first live satellite worldwide broadcasts ever. Played live on MTV, but taped for some parts of the world. This show should have been the band’s big break. However, in-fighting would doom the band, and this would end-up their biggest ever highlight. Support gigs for Queen at Wembly stadium would also be great highlights, but in retrospect the Spirit Of ’86 was best remembered by the most people around the world.
10/17/1985: The Alarm, The Marquee, London Summary Press Release Set List Rare “Up For Murder” & electric “One Step Closer…”.Band Comments Fan Comments
‘Sixty Eight Guns (part II)’ [3:25] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: Up on the terrace I can hear the crowd roar Sixty Eight Guns And in the subway I can hear them whisper Sixty Eight Guns Through all the raging glory of the years We never once thought of the fears For what we’d do when the battle cry was over . Nothing lasts forever is all they seem to [read more]