The first version of “Blaze Of Glory” is recorded with Mick Glossop in Redan Studios, London. The song was written as a defense for their new friends U2, who were being attacked in the press. “Thoughts Of A Youngman” is also recorded.
‘Majority (1985 Marcus Studios rough mix)’ [3:30] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: I used to put the flowers in the dressing room I’m no longer a child I’m all grown up now I’ve set them up seen them let me down I’ve been in the crowd swirling round and round All as one with those songs of Freedom Saying all the things I could never say And I rode with [read more]
The Alarm have released a nine-CD box set, The Alarm 2000 Collection. The set, available only at the ’80s rock band’s Web site (www.thealarm.com), consists of the complete recorded works of the band from 1981-1991, as well as a special “dedication” CD. For each fan who orders the set, the band’s original lead vocalist and guitarist, Mike Peters, will record the Alarm song of the fan’s choice, plus a personalized [read more]
Original Alarm band member Mike Peters. He survived the hairspray damage of the ’80s. He survived the constant comparisons to U2. And on a more serious note, he survived a bout with throat cancer. Mike Peters, the frontman who once belted out inspiring anthems like “68 Guns” and “Strength,” has been flying solo since the Alarm split in 1995. He’s released two solo albums, including his most recent, “Rise.” After [read more]