Knife Edge released as a single in the UK. It reaches #43 in the UK. There was no USA release. Instead, IRS released Absolute Reality to radio, where it had already been played to death in 1984, so it didn’t make adent.
2/25/1982: The Alarm, Polytechnic Of Central London Summary Supporting The JamPress Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments
ZIGZAG 1982 INTERVIEW + BANDS REUNITED THE ALARM, they hail from North Wales. The Alarm, they dwell in Battersea. The Alarm, they rehearse in a T-Shirt Factory. The Alarm, they are here. In fact the four of them are sitting in the steamy confines of Mike�s Cafe. Mike Peters (Acoustic Guitar and Bass), Dave Sharp (Acoustic Number Two), Nigel Twist (Drums) and Eddie MacDonald (Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Mouth-organs, Paraphernalia). [read more]
Charts Reached #86 on the UK singles chart. Versions: 7″ UK: ‘The Stand/Third Light(live)’, cat #:IRS PFP 1014, 7″: Germany: The Alarm: 7 “, ‘The Stand/Reason41″,cat #:ILLEGAL ILSA-3597 7″ USA : The Stand/Reason 41(live) cat #:IRS IR-9922 (Released October 11, 1983) 7″ USA : The Stand/The Stand cat #:IRS IR-9922 (white label promotional) (Released October 11, 1983) 12” UK: The Stand/ For Freedom/Lie Of The Land cat #:IRS PFPX 1014, country: [read more]