The Alarm are a Welsh alternative rock/new wave band that formed in Rhyl, Wales, in 1981. Initially formed as a punk band, The Toilets, in 1977, under lead vocalist Mike Peters, the band soon embraced rock and included marked influences from Welsh language and culture. By opening for acts such as U2 and Bob Dylan, they became a popular alternative rock band of the 1980s.
Modern English are a new wave/post-punk band from Colchester, Essex, England best known for their songs “I Melt with You”, “Hands Across the Sea”, and “Ink and Paper”.
Gene Loves Jezebel:
Gene Loves Jezebel are a British rock band formed in the early 1980s by identical twin brothers Jay Aston and Michael. Gene Loves Jezebel’s best-known songs include “Heartache”, “Desire (Come and Get It)” (1986), “The Motion of Love” (1987), “Jealous” (1990) and “Break The Chain” (1993), as well as their broody dark alternative club hits “Bruises” (1983), “Influenza (Relapse)” (1984), and “The Cow” (1985).