The Alarm open for U2 at the Lyceum ballroom, in London. They got the gig because Ian Wilson, the booking agent for U2, had taken on the job as their manager.
3/29/1991: The Alarm, International II, Manchester Summary The Raw TourPress Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
3/21/1991: The Alarm, Leicester Polytechnic Summary Press Release Set List Included Scarlet. Played Elvis Colstello’s What�s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love & Understanding at soundcheck.Band Comments Fan Comments
12/2/1981: The Alarm, The Venue. London Summary Alarm got gig by calling The Fall, and admitting that they sounded nothing like the band, which pleased the manager of The Fall, since the band hated playing with bands that sounded like The Fall,Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments