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Mike Peters records track for Vinyl

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James McLaren James McLaren | 10:55 UK time, Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Mike Peters, singer with The Alarm, has recorded a song as the theme song for the forthcoming film Vinyl.

As we've previously blogged, Vinyl is the story of the stunt in 2004 in which The Alarm recorded a song and released it under a pseudonym, got a fake band to front it, and released it to great acclaim.

Speaking to the North Wales Daily Post, Peters explained: "I was asked about writing the track for the film and I knew it had to be punchy and it had to have the conviction of being a hit.

"It had to be something that could be sung without any instruments on its own and had that communication between people.

"Within days I had written the song. I knew The Automatic were not far away, so I grabbed them and asked if they wanted to help and we did the first recording. It was done in Cardiff.

"It is being committed to the film."

There is no title as yet for the track.

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