Demos for the “Abolsute Reality” aalbum recorded at Ezee Hire stusios in London. They were used to lure Jimmy Iovine to produce The alarm scheduledfor January 1985. Iovone renigs, and the “Absolute Reality” album becomes a single relesed in April 1984. the new album, retitle “Strength” is recorded ith Mike Howlett instead.
Bob Dylan, the Byrds and the energy of the Clash have influenced the bright, jangly sound of this British quartet as their terrific debut EP suggest. Two message-conscious songs, “The Stand” and “Marching On,” offer the sort of robust melodies and harmonies the industry needs to revitalize AOR. A refreshing new entry. Publication::Publication:BillboardAuthor::
‘Alarm Alarm’ [??:??] (Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: You better start running The cops are coming There’s gonna be a fight tonight ……… …….. Your revolution ain’t no solution There gotta be another way out Your revolution ain’t no solution You better find another way out Kids are always running Yeah Yeah They’ve got no place to go Oh No You better find out I say Yeah Yeah You leave [read more]
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