This compilation contains the band's UK hits and singles including '68 Guns', 'Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke', 'Sold Me Down The River', 'Absolute Reality', 'Rain In The Summertime' and 'Strength'. In addition there are some of the band's more mellow and best-loved album tracks including, 'Walk Forever By My Side' and 'One Step Closer To Home' Hailing from Rhyl, North Wales, Mike Peters, Eddie McDonald, Dave Sharp and Twist were The Alarm - one of the most powerful and popular rock bands of the 1980s. Often described as the new U2, the band recorded five studio albums for IRS and spent 8 years touring and gained a massive fan base along the way. Capitol. 2006.