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Tears for Fears

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Monday, November 17 2014

Tears for Fears: Songs From the Big Chair

A 1985 bestseller re-issue which fails miserably to stand the test of time to put it mildly.


Tuesday, October 22 2013

Tears for Fears: The Hurting (30th Anniversary Edition)

Before they ruled the world, Tears for Fears created probably the second most important album ever to be inspired by the psychologist Arthur Janov. John Lennon isn't bad company, you know.


Monday, November 6 2006

Tears for Fears: Gold

Just about worth the purchase price for its single new track, Gold is the best summary thus far of Tears for Fears' 25 years.


Blogs

Friday, April 17 2015

Counterbalance: Tears for Fears’ 'Songs from the Big Chair'

I wanted to be with you alone and talk about the 1430th most acclaimed album of all time. But traditions I can trace against the child in your face won't escape my attention. A 1985 synth-pop hit is this week's Counterbalance


Wednesday, November 10 2010

'Songs from the Big Chair': 25 Years Later

Tears for Fears don't get much respect. Even in the wake of Donnie Darko, they're mostly considered an afterthought in pop history. Yet, in an era that favors stripped-down, no-fi production, the sheer majesty of Tears for Fears' sound is surprisingly refreshing.


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