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...
'Shout' became the group's fourth top five UK hit in two years and went on to top the Billboard Hot 100.
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?
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on 31 August 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
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.
Deserving overdue appraisal, ‘Elemental’ found Roland Orzabal penning some of the most ambitious songs in Tears For Fears’ history.
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.
The multi-platinum band from Sydney, Australia have taken a deliberately darker tone with the song.
Weezer's studio version of the evergreen Tears For Fears hit also features on their recent 'Teal Album'.
Originally released on 7 March 1983, the album peaked at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart in its second week of release.
Knight joins this year's other headline acts Lauryn Hill, Tears For Fears and Kylie Minogue.
The '80s pop icons will be supported by post-punk five-piece White Lies and chart-topping synth-pop outfit Scritti Politti.
The album's title is a tribute to Chet Atkins, "the first guitar hero of modern music."