Responding to the double chart failure of “The Deceiver” and “The Chant”, the Alarm attempt to quickly regain momentum by recording a new song at Good Earth with Alan Shacklock. “Absolute Reality” end-up sounding much like the best songs from Declaration. The song came from demos for their next album.
Their first album in two years is touted as showing these four Welshmen exploring their Celtic roots. Turns out though that what they’ve really been exploring is how to sound like their old mates U2. In particular the new single Rain In Summertime could have been an outtake from Joshua Tree. Not only has vocalist Mike Peters got his Bono imitation off pat but song titles like Jericho and Hallowed [read more]
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7/20/1988: The Alarm, Post Pavilion, Merryweather, MD Summary The Alarm appeared as opening act to Bob Dylan.Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments