Tim's Listening Party

Tears For Fears

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Tim’s Listening Party returns with one of the biggest bands to come out of the 1980s, with one of the biggest and lasting albums of that decade. Tears For Fears’ debut album, the Hurting, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, having reached number 1 in the UK charts and spawning 3 top 5 hit singles.

Curt Smith & Roland Orzabal join Tim to discuss Mad World covers, contrasting the influences of Duran Duran & Joy Division on 80s music, as well as comparing their vocal styles.

The Hurting was released on 7th March 1983 on Mercury & Phonogram.