Strength is the second studio album from The Alarm. It was released in 1985 on IRS Records.
Album LP : Strength
Band : The Alarm
- Knife Edge - 5:06
- Strength - 5:34
- Dawn Chorus - 5:24
- Spirit of '76 - 7:05
- Deeside - 3:08
- Father to Son - 4:04
- Only the Thunder - 4:06
- The Day the Ravens Left the Tower - 4:45
- Absolute Reality - 3:24
- Walk Forever by My Side - 3:32
All songs written by Mike Peters & Eddie MacDonald, except "Strength", which was written by The Alarm
Strength is the second studio album from The Alarm. It was released in 1985 on IRS Records. The single "Strength" was released before the album, reaching No.40 in the UK singles chart. This was followed after the album release by "Spirit of '76", which reached No.22 and saw the band on Top of the Pops and various other TV stations.Finally, "Knife Edge" was released, just failing to reach the Top 40. The album was released initially on vinyl LP, vinyl picture disc and cassette. As technology improved, a CD version was released. An extended re-mastered version was also released, including extra tracks. Released in 2000, the remastered edition featured a revised track listings, b-sides and previously unreleased recordings, new and original artwork, unseen photos, lyrics, sleeve notes by Mike Peters and interactive programming information to play the album in its original form. Alt-Strength is the full demos set, released on a double-cd set on 12 November 2001.