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Tears for Fears

Discussion in 'music' started by cjarchez, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. tiggers

    tiggers pfm Member

    You do realise the difference between facts and opinions don't you?
    Darren likes this.
  2. Alex S

    Alex S carbon based lifeform

    Do you want IMHO at the end of an obvious opinion then?
  3. windhoek

    windhoek The Phoolosopher

    Classic track right here :)

    Gaycha, AudioAl and Darren like this.
  4. Tray

    Tray pfm Member

    I've been a big fan of TFF from day one.
    Will always remember watching the Knebworth concert with the rain chucking it down thinking how's nobody getting electrocuted .
    Roland had one of the greatest voices ever.
  5. AudioAl

    AudioAl pfm Member

    Sadly not any more , I went to the FRIDAY 29 JULY 2016 concert at Newmarket race course , Voice very mediocre now
  6. manicatel

    manicatel pfm Member

    A few months ago, there was a live TFF set on the bbc red button.
    They had a dedicated singer, (not the usual backing singer) off to one side to hit the notes Roland can no longer manage.
    The worst part for me was the complete lack of chemistry & friendship between Roland & Kirk. Still had some great songs though.
  7. Gaycha

    Gaycha pfm Member

    Why not?

    Would also help at the end of every single remain “this-will-happen-post-brexit” doom n gloom naysayer. Opinions masquerading as facts about the future is after all, very much the PFM vernacular amongst more than few contributors here. Eh Tony?

    IMHO. Of course
  8. Gaycha

    Gaycha pfm Member

    TFF were aways time very much a studio crafted band. Their live appeal and proficiency is neither here nor there to me.
    The studio recordings exist and will endure for me.

    My early 20s daughters both love “change” and say thT stuff is ‘in’. Sorry, what they really say is “that it’s, like, in. Totes’.
  9. laughingboy

    laughingboy pfm Member

    I like this cover of Everybody Wants To Rule The World:
    flapland likes this.
  10. FireMoon

    FireMoon pfm Member

    Out of interest.In the pantheon of "Top Mixing Engineers reference tracks"....... "Woman In Chains" is one of the most common picks.
  11. PhilofCas

    PhilofCas pfm Member

    Have really liked their first 3 albums over the years, some amazing instrumental pieces.
  12. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    Tears For Fears' best album:

  13. manicatel

    manicatel pfm Member

    Ahh, XTC.
    Now there’s a band!
  14. Gaycha

    Gaycha pfm Member

    ^swindons finest!
  15. Alex S

    Alex S carbon based lifeform

  16. Tray

    Tray pfm Member

    Have to say I was very underwhelmed when I watched this show live a while back.
    For those that missed it.

    Radio 2 In Concert

    Tears For Fears
    Released On: 26 Oct 2017
    Available for 20 days
    Another chance to hear Tears For Fears performing at the BBC Radio Theatre in 2017.

    And here.

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