The duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith became a huge part of the major US chart takeover by British acts of the mid-1980s.
It’s an era that has been unfairly maligned in the past, but these days it’s clear: during a flamboyant decade, 80s pop ruled the world.
Deserving overdue appraisal, ‘Elemental’ found Roland Orzabal penning some of the most ambitious songs in Tears For Fears’ history.
The new, 'Everything Is Music' website features historical information on over 250 venues in the regions, alongside interviews with artists and producers.
How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
'Shout' became the group's fourth Top 5 UK hit in two years and went on to top the Billboard Hot 100.
The record topped the Billboard album charts on release in 1985 and spawned the hits, 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World' and 'Shout'.
By the last months of the 1980s, it had been over four years since 'Songs From The Big Chair.' Could Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith still deliver?
'Money For Nothing' enjoyed a three-week reign as the band's only American No.1 single.
‘Standing on the Corner of the Third World (Townhouse Jam)’ comes off the forthcoming, Super Deluxe reissue of the band’s heralded 1989 LP.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on August 31, 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
The previously unreleased track was originally given to Oleta Adams.
The record an international success, entering the UK Albums Chart at number one and reaching the top ten in numerous other countries including the US.
Upon its first release, the album spent 30 weeks in the UK top ten-album chart; a whole year in the top 30 and only left the charts 18 months later.
A classic playlist full of favourites of the 80s including Queen, Tears For Fears, Simple Minds, The Police, Def Leppard, Katrina & The Waves and many more...