The Alarm - Declaration

Wednesday 2nd January 2002
The Alarm - Declaration
The Alarm - Declaration

RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

Reviewed by Steve Best

The debut album from 1984 was produced by the legendary Alan Shacklock, who managed to capture accurately the sheer awesome power of The Alarm. Packaged here with b-sides such as "The Bells Of Rhymney" and "The Chant Has Just Begun", definitive versions of "Blaze Of Glory", "Howling Wind" and "Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke" have never sounded so full of energy and passion. By now, The Alarm had come to the attention of the world, thanks to support slots with U2, then touring the 'War' album. Stardom beckoned, and the band's sound was about to change.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. The Peace Train [Listen]
3. Marching On [Listen]
4. Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke- [Listen]
5. Sixty Eight Guns [Listen]
6. Tell Me [Listen]
7. We Are The Light [Listen]
8. Shout To The Devil [Listen]
9. Blaze Of Glory [Listen]
10. The Deceiver [Listen]
11. Pavilion Steps [Listen]
12. What Kind Of Hell [Listen]
13. Third Light [Listen]
14. The Stand (Prophecy) [Listen]
15. Unbreak The Promise [Listen]
16. Howling Wind [Listen]
17. The Chant Has Just Begun [Listen]
18. Second Generation [Listen]
19. Reason 41 [Listen]
20. Bells Of Rhymney [Listen]
21. Bound For Glory [Listen]
22. Absolute Reality [Listen]

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