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The Alarm

Band, *1981 GB, Rhyl
Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Children Of The Revolution (3) Seventeen (3) The Poppy Fields

The Alarm are an Welsh alternative rock/new wave band that formed in Rhyl, North Wales, in 1981. Initially formed as a punk band "The Toilets" under lead singer Mike Peters the band soon embraced rock, displaying marked influences from Welsh language and culture. By opening for acts such as U2 and Bob Dylan, they became a popular alternative rock band of the 1980s, retaining a loyal following to the present day.

     
Members
PortraitMike Peters
voc, h *1959 GB
PortraitCraig Adams
b *1962 GB
PortraitJames Stevenson
g *1958 GB
PortraitSteve Grantley
dr GB
PortraitDavid Baynton-Power
dr, perc *1961 GB
PortraitDave Sharp
voc, g, acg *1959 GB
PortraitEddie MacDonald
eb *1959 GB
PortraitJules Jones
bvoc, p GB
PortraitSteve Barnard
dr *1968 GB
PortraitMark Taylor
p, key, syn, org *1956
PortraitRichard Llewellyn
sampler GB
PortraitSteve Allan Jones
key, bvoc
PortraitNigel Buckle
dr *1958 GB
Popular Tracks   
Rain in the Summertime - Remastered on Eye of the Hurricane by The Alarm
Sixty Eight Guns on Declaration 1984-1985 by The Alarm
Strength on The Best Of The Alarm by The Alarm
The Stand - Long Version on Standards by The Alarm
Absolute Reality on Standards by The Alarm
Rain In The Summertime on The Best Of The Alarm by The Alarm
Rain In The Summertime on Standards by The Alarm
Sold Me Down The River on Standards by The Alarm
Spirit Of '76 on Standards by The Alarm
Rescue Me - Remastered on Eye of the Hurricane by The Alarm

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
BeautifulThe Alarm2018Single
Two RiversThe Alarm2018Single
EqualsThe Alarm2018Album
Where The Two Rivers Meet (Extended Play)The Alarm2018Album
21 [Redux]The Alarm2018Album
Best Of LiveThe Alarm2018Compil.
Viral BlackMike Peters & The Alarm2017Album
HeroineMike Peters & The Alarm2017Single
Blood RedMike Peters & The Alarm2017Single
There Must Be A WayMike Peters & The Alarm2017Single
Blood Red Viral Black '200' Vinyl EditionMike Peters & The Alarm2017Album
Man In The Camo Jacket ...A Story Of Love Hope StrengthMike Peters & The Alarm2017Album
Spirit of '86 - Collectors EditionThe Alarm2016Album
Spirit Of '86The Alarm2016Album
In The Poppy FieldsMike Peters & The Alarm2016Single
Poppies Falling From The SkyMike Peters & The Alarm2016Album
Strength - Live At The Globe 2015The Alarm2015Album
StrengthThe Alarm2015Album
StrengthThe Alarm2015Single
MajorityThe Alarm2015Album
Declaration - Live At The Deaf InstituteThe Alarm2015Album
DeclarationThe Alarm2014Album
No Barriers The Gathering 2014The Alarm2014Compil.
Peace TrainThe Alarm2014Album
When The Storm BrokeThe Alarm2014Album
Abide With Us The Gathering 2013The Alarm2013Compil.
Free Rock And RollThe Alarm2013Album
In The Poppy Fields Collected WorksThe Alarm2013Album
Vinyl Free Rock And RollThe Alarm2013Album
Marching OnThe Alarm2013Album
The Music Must And Shall Be PreservedThe Alarm2012Compil.
Strength / Eye Of The HurricaneThe Alarm2012Compil.
The Sound And The FuryThe Alarm2011Album
The Gathering Live 2011The Alarm2011Compil.
Unbreak The PromiseThe Alarm2011Album
Direct ActionThe Alarm2010Album
21The Alarm2009Compil.
Absolute RealityThe Alarm2008Album
BBC Radio Sessions 1983-1991The Alarm2008Compil.
Guerilla TacticsThe Alarm2008Album
Guerilla TacticsThe Alarm2008Album
Counter AttackThe Alarm2008Compil.
The CollectionThe Alarm2007Compil.
Spirit of '86The Alarm2007Album
Rock And Roll Circus - Live At The Marquee Club, London, EnglandThe Alarm2006Album
The Best Of The AlarmThe Alarm2006Compil.
SuperchannelThe Alarm2006Single
RaindownThe Alarm2006Album
The Saturday GigsThe Alarm2006Album
Under AttackThe Alarm2006Album
Selection From Forthcoming ReissuesThe Alarm2004Album
Live In The Poppy FieldsThe Alarm2004Album
In The Poppy FieldsThe Alarm2004Album
The Alarm MMIII In SessionThe Alarm2004Album
New Home New LifeThe Alarm2004Single
CloseThe Alarm2004Album
The Story Of The AlarmThe Alarm2003Album
In The Poppy Fields: OneThe Alarm2003Album
The Garage Glasgow 01.02.2003The Alarm2003Compil.
The Sound & The Fury (Live 1981 To 1991)The Alarm2003Album
In The Poppy Fields: TwoThe Alarm2003Album
In The Poppy Fields: ThreeThe Alarm2003Album
In The Poppy Field: Four - Edward Henry StreetThe Alarm2003Album
In The Poppy Fields: FiveThe Alarm2003Album
68 GunsThe Alarm2002Compil.
CloseThe Alarm2002Compil.
Hammersmith Palais 1984The Alarm2002Compil.
The Millennium GatheringThe Alarm / Mike Peters2001Album
Greatest Hits LiveThe Alarm2001Compil.
The Alarm 2000 CollectionThe Alarm2000Album
The Alarm 2000 Collection 1981-1991The Alarm2000Compil.
Shepherds Bush Empire London 15.12.2000The Alarm2000Album
Eponymous 1981-1983The Alarm2000Compil.
King BiscuitThe Alarm1999Album
Change DemosThe Alarm1998Album
The Best Of The Alarm And Mike PetersThe Alarm And Mike Peters1998Compil.
Blaze Of Glory - Greatest Hits Live In ConcertThe Alarm1992Album
Switzerland 1989The Alarm1992Album
The AlarmThe Alarm1992Album
RawThe Alarm1991Single
The Mayor PremiseThe Alarm1991Album
TânThe Alarm1991Album
RawThe Alarm1991Album
Blaze Of Glory - Live In Concert From The Brixton AcademyThe Alarm1991Album
Coming Of AgeThe Alarm1990Album
Unsafe Building / RainThe Alarm / The Water Walk1990Single
Change. E.P.The Alarm1990Album
Unsafe Building Year 1990The Alarm1990Single
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) / All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front TeethThe Alarm / Dread Zeppelin1990Single
Happy Christmas (War Is Over)The Alarm1990Single
StandardsThe Alarm1990Album
StandardsThe Alarm1990Compil.
Cruel Crazy Beautiful World / Love Don't Come EasyJohnny Clegg & Savuka / The Alarm1990Single
A New South Wales / The RockThe Alarm1989Single
Sold Me Down The RiverThe Alarm1989Single
Love Don't Come EasyThe Alarm1989Single
Dressed For Success / Sold Me Down The RiverRoxette / The Alarm1989Single
ChangeThe Alarm1989Album
NewidThe Alarm1989Album
Compact HitsThe Alarm1988Compil.
In Concert-432The Alarm1988Album
Curtain CallThe Alarm1988Compil.
Electric Folklore LiveThe Alarm1988Album
Save It For LaterThe Alarm1988Single
Presence Of LoveThe Alarm1988Single
Rescue Me / EasyThe Alarm / Timbuk 31988Album
Rain In The SummertimeThe Alarm1987Single
Rain In The Summertime / System Of Survival (With Narration)The Alarm / Earth, Wind & Fire1987Single
Rescue MeThe Alarm1987Album
Eye Of The HurricaneThe Alarm1987Album
In Concert-372The Alarm1986Album
In ConcertMarillion / The Alarm1986Album
Spirit Of '86The Alarm1986Album
Knife EdgeThe Alarm1986Album
Absolute RealityThe Alarm1985Single
The Absolute FlexiThe Alarm1985Single
Knife EdgeThe Alarm1985Album
StrengthThe Alarm1985Album
Spirit Of '76The Alarm1985Album
StrengthThe Alarm1985Single
B.B.C. Rock Hour #538The Alarm1984Album
Live At The Lorelei Rock August, 25, -84The Alarm1984Album
DeclarationThe Alarm1984Album
Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke?The Alarm1984Single
The Chant Has Just BegunThe Alarm1984Single
B.B.C. Rock Hour - Version BThe Alarm1984Album
The DeceiverThe Alarm1984Single
Cold Shot / Sixty Eight GunsStevie Ray Vaughan / The Alarm1984Single
B.B.C. Rock Hour #448The Alarm1984Album
In Concert-328The Alarm1984Album
Sixty Eight GunsThe Alarm1983Single
The AlarmThe Alarm1983Album
The StandThe Alarm1983Single
Marching OnThe Alarm1982Single
Unsafe BuildingThe Alarm1981Single
Alt-StrengthThe AlarmAlbum
The Garage Glasgow 4.12.2000The AlarmAlbum
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