The Alarm With Jay Aston’s GENE LOVES JEZEBEL: Live Today Love Tomorrow Tour MMXXIV
with special guest : Belouis Some
Wednesday, May 22 2024
SHOW AT 8pm | DOORS AT 7pm
LIVE TODAY LOVE TOMORROW TOUR MMXXIV presents a phalanx of British music artists who first came to prominence in North America during the original MTV music television era when The Alarm, Gene Loves Jezebel and Belouis Some all broke onto the scene with music that collectively blurred the lines between new wave, alternative rock and pop music as we know it. The Alarm first arrived onto the US music scene in 1983 via an appearance on the original MTV Cutting Edge TV Show and a debut tour of America as the opening act for U2 on the War Tour. Subsequently described by Bono as “The second greatest rock and roll band in the world’, The Alarm has maintained a constant North American presence ever since via classic singles such as The Stand, Strength and Rain In The Summertime. More recently, their last four albums - Equals (2018), Sigma (2019), Omega....
with special guest :
Belouis Some was probably the least-known act on 1986’s Pretty in Pink soundtrack, an assemblage of previously unfamiliar new wave darlings such as the Psychedelic Furs, Echo & the Bunnymen, and the Smiths. However, with his spiky hairdo and booming voice, Some was able to earn his own 15 minutes of MTV fame. Born Neville Keighley, Some released his first LP, Some People, in 1985. The title track was a club hit. Although Some’s contribution to the Pretty in Pink soundtrack, “Round, Round,” did not penetrate the mainstream, it introduced Some to an audience outside of discotheques. Produced by Bernard Edwards, “Round, Round” had enough electric guitars to seduce rock fans while maintaining the interest of the dance crowd with its pounding groove. “Imagination,” a song from Some People, was reissued in 1986, peaking at number 17 on the U.K. pop charts. Both “Some People” and “Imagination” were remixed several….