Research in the media

Research in the media: A New South Wales

The+Alarm+-+A+New+South+Wales+-+7-+RECORD-170067Dr Sarah Hill features on a BBC Radio Wales programme exploring the anatomy of classic songs.

Dr Hill, an expert in Welsh pop music, appeared on episode 4 of I Write The Songs to discuss Welsh band The Alarm and their 1988 hit, A New South Wales. (I Write the Songs, BBC Radio Wales, 8.3.2014, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03xshjn )

The Alarm are an alternative rock band formed in Rhyl, North Wales in 1981 fronted by lead singer Mike Peters. Dr Hill discusses the national class issues present in the band’s music.

 

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