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This should have been the album that put The Alarm on the path to major stardom; instead, it marked the limits of their appeal. From the early fervor of their punk/acoustic debut, the group had evolved into more of a mainstream rock act without ever getting out from under the shadow of their mentors, U2. In fact, here, they sound more like U2 than ever, and now that group has ascended to superstardom, the comparison only hurts them. The single hit here is "Rain In The Summertime," an over-produced leadoff track followed by "Rescue Me" and "Presence Of Love." All three tracks got AOR radio play in the U.S., so you couldn't say The Alarm wasn't getting exposure, especially when they were touring with Bob Dylan. However, they just weren't getting through. [This issue of Eye of the Hurricane, Rovi

Biography

Formed: 1981 in Rhyl, Wales

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

With idealistic spirit, a powerhouse live show, and bigger than big hair, the Alarm were part of an early-'80s wave of bands (the Call, Big Country, and the Waterboys among them) who dealt in soaring anthems inspired by the righteous idealism of punk. Clearly influenced by the impassioned political fervor of the Clash, the Alarm also worked in a mostly acoustic, folk-punk vein that provided a counterpoint to their hard-driving guitar rockers. Their stage look was unquestionably a product of the '80s,...
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