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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21
30 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM
Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.
Tears for Fears: Songs From the Big Chair
17 Nov 2014 // 9:03 PM
A 1985 bestseller re-issue which fails miserably to stand the test of time to put it mildly.
Tears for Fears: The Hurting (30th Anniversary Edition)
22 Oct 2013 // 9:06 PM
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.
Counterbalance: Tears for Fears’ 'Songs from the Big Chair'
17 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM
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
'Songs from the Big Chair': 25 Years Later
10 Nov 2010 // 12:30 AM
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.