Like many of us, I was a huge Tears for Fears fan in the 80s. It wasn’t their angst that drew me in, but the classic-out-of-the-box pop anthems and staggering vocals. Songs like “Shout” and “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” conquered the US and the whole world followed. They are this week’s artist because they have released their first record in 18 years. And unlike many acts who release an album of filler to justify a tour playing all the old hits, TFF has actually made a very good album. This song, “Break The Man” is my favourite. It is lush, cerebral, and with a bullet-proof chorus that harks back to their finest work. I have chosen their recent live performance from The Colbert Show instead of the official music video to show that the Bards from Bath sound even better live. Maybe it makes sense that this new album sounds current. Half the artists on the radio today are trying to emulate the 80s sound.
Watch the full performance here: https://youtu.be/rVHqaESW8Ug
Spotify – https://found.ee/tearsforfears_btmSp
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