The Alarm are offered a support slot with Tom Petty, but IRS refuses to pay for it. Change did not sell as well as expected, and IRS did not want to send the band on another huge tour. It would be their last, best chance to reach a wider audience.
5/17/1984: The Alarm, The Lyceum, London Summary Press Release Set List Includes acoustic “Thoughts of a Young Man”Band Comments Fan Comments
‘Knife Edge (1985 Roundhouse Studios Demo)’ [5:08] (MacDonald/Peters), The AlarmLead Vocals:Mike PetersLyrics: Memories come flooding back The bitter pain of disappointment Of once of having love but now I only feel loss I’M LIVING ON A KNIFEDGE AT THE END OF THE LINE I’M TAKING ALL THE HARD SELL I’M LOOKING FOR A LIFE LINE Hey now now Oh oh oh When you ain’t got no-one in this world It [read more]
6/25/1986: The Alarm, Shinjukukoseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan Summary Press Release Set List Band Comments Fan Comments