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And I feel that my heart knows the refrain/
I guess it's just the music that brings on nostalgia
For an age yet to come" - Pete Shelley (Nostalgia - Buzzcocks)
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Tuesday, 4 May 2010
Release The Pressure Tour Part 17: Liverpool - O2 Academy - 2nd May 2010
Last night of the tour.
The full set was as follows:
Direct Action, Absolute Reality, Alarm Calling, Marching On, Loaded, Rain In The Summertime, Change 111, Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke, Drunk & Disorderly, Blaze of Glory, Release The Pressure, Strength, Rescue Me, 45 RPM, 68 Guns.
The encores were:
Mike solo - Deeside Town, Declare Yourself An Unsafe Building. Walk Forever By My Side (with Mark Taylor). The Alarm - Spirit of 76, One Guitar (with Willie Nile), Love Hope & Strength – Blaze of Glory (reprise) – Love Hope & Strength.
Knocking On Heaven’s Door (with Killing for Company & Willie Nile).
The Videos and lots of them.
Killing for Company - Born Yesterday
Willie Nile House of a Thousand Guitars
Hard Times in America (UK)
I Wanna Be Sedated
The Alarm Direct Action
Rain in the Summertime
Blaze of Glory
Spirit of 76
One Guitar (with Willie Nile)
Love Hope & Strength (with Willie Nile)
Knocking on Heaven's Door
All pictures by MPO. Many thanks. Also big thanks to all who shot the various videos that are posted here. There's too many name to name. Your dedication to The Alarm on this tour has given those who were unable to attend a small snapshot of the energy, passion and down right fun that was had. I salute you.