Tears for Fears

Tears for Fears

 

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Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith. Founded after the dissolution of their first band, the mod-influenced Graduate, they were initially associated with the new wave synthesiser bands of the early 1980s but later branched out into mainstream rock and pop, which led to international chart success. They were part of the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US.[8]

Their debut album, The Hurting, released in 1983, reached number one on the UK Albums Chart, while their second album, Songs from the Big Chair, released in 1985, reached number one on the US Billboard 200, achieving multi-platinum status in both the UK and the US.[9][10] Their second album contained two Billboard Hot 100 number ones: "Shout" and "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"', the latter winning the Brit Award for Best British Single in 1986.[11]

Smith and Orzabal parted company in 1991, after the release of their third platinum-selling album The Seeds of Love (1989). Orzabal retained the Tears for Fears name, releasing the albums Elemental (1993) and Raoul and the Kings of Spain (1995) before he and Smith re-formed as Tears for Fears in 2000 and released an album of new material, Everybody Loves a Happy Ending, in 2004. Since 2013, the duo have been working on their seventh album.[12] Tears for Fears have sold over 30 million albums worldwide.[13]

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Live in Concert
Album
Live in Concert is an album by musical group Tears For Fears, released on March 30, 2018.
Rule The World: The Greatest Hits
Album
Rule The World: The Greatest Hits is an album by musical group Tears For Fears, released on November 10, 2017.
Rule the World – The Greatest Hits
 
Rule the World – The Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the British pop/rock band Tears for Fears, released in 2017 by Virgin EMI, part of Universal Music.The compilation contains fourteen Top 40 hits, taken from each of the band's first six studio albums, and two new songs; "I Love You But I'm Lost" (co-written by the band with Dan Smith of Bastille) and "Stay".The album debuted at no.12 in the UK, becoming the band's sixth UK top 20 album.
I Love You But I'm Lost
Song
I Love You But I'm Lost is a song by musical group Tears For Fears, released on October 6, 2017.

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