Back at Good Earth Studios , The Alarm record a new single to capture the current sound at the time (i.e “Frankie Goes To Hollywood”). Alan Shacklock produced the track. All agree that it was a failed experiment.
‘Rose Beyond The Wall’ [3:40] (Macdonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: Out come the flags and banners again The memorial band plays on Lloyd George my fathers friend And light breaks on the streets Where no sun shines Where my fathers lived and died But time moves on in this my town The sound of the wind is blowing Rushing over hill and vale As the new day dawns And a [read more]
‘Hardland’ [4:09] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: Hardland ripped & torn apart Hard dreams leave scarred In the lines of my face The story of faith Hardland I came back Home to a hardland Where a man is judged By the scars on his face Where that sliding scale still operates To come home, I had to go away from here HARDLAND I saw a land Standing at the crossroads [read more]