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February 4th, 2004

The Poppyfields @ 02:01 pm

trashcan17:
Okay all U2 Fans

There is a song being released on 9th Feb in the UK worth checking out ............ It is called 45rpm by the poppyfields .... now there is a very strong U2 link in this band with the fact that the front man of the Poppyfields is Mike Peters of the Alarm ....

Mike has been on stage a few times with U2 in the past and taught Bono to play Knocking On Heavans Door way back in the day ...

a loop of it can be found playing on http://www.thepoppyfields.com

Released as 2 cd singles and a 7" vinyl
cat numbers SMASCD054 - Cd1, SMASCD055 - cd2, SMAS7056 - 7"

If you like good guitar music and as we are all U2 fans here we must .. then its worth checking out this "raw" sounding punky track ...
 
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From:simu2fan
Date:February 4th, 2004 08:19 am (UTC)
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I love that song!! I saw them live here in LA (under the name The Alarm with the new members) and they played a bunch of songs from this upcoming album. They did a mini club tour. Even saw a free concert they did in Malibu. If this goes over well they may go back to calling themselves The Alarm with the new incarnation. The new songs kick butt!!!
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From:trashcan17
Date:February 4th, 2004 09:11 am (UTC)

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The Alarm are due back in the US in April for half a dozen dates .. no doubt 45rpm will be in the set again .... I'm off to see them on the next 4 dates of their UK tour tomorrow and can post info if wanted here when I get back .....

There is also talk of a festival appearance in Chicago in July for Mike Peters and or The Alarm ...

Ian
From:loopaygirl
Date:February 6th, 2004 09:31 pm (UTC)
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ah another way the two are linked. all I knew was they had opened for them before. interesting.

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