Tears for Fears declare Two Huge Announcements

Legendary British New Wave Duo Tears for Fears To be Active Upcoming in 2016/2017

15 Date North American Tour Rescheduled For Autumn and Starting Up in September

TFF 7th Studio Album to Release on Warner Bros. Records Next Year

Tears for Fears were at the forefronts of leading the ‘Second British Invasion’ of pop rock music in the early to mid-eighties era. TFF’s experienced enormous music respects with their UK #1 debut album, “The Hurting”. It is still easily recognised as an all-time new wave best creation that featured three top 5 singles, ‘Change’, ‘Pale Shelter’ and ‘Mad World’. The second one in 1985, “Songs from the Big Chair”, was the one that rose TFF’s to international music prominence. They went on to gain massive critical acclaim for it featuring the 2 global song smashes of “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” and “Shout”. It remains their best selling album to present date with going three times platinum alone in the United Kingdom. Their six studio albums “The Hurting” (1983), “Songs from the Big Chair” (1985), “The Seeds of Love” (1989), “Elemental” (1993), “Raoul and the Kings of Spain” (1995), “Everybody Loves a Happy Ending” (2004), have gone on to sell over 30 million copies globally. They have truly made some of the most notable songs in the British new wave era.

The incredible TFF’s duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have recently unveiled their rescheduled autumn tour dates from starting up in mid-September to ending in early October and includes stops in Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, Colorado Springs, Phoenix, and San Diego, as well as declaring plans in pursuing working on their new album which will be their first studio album in 12 years, with a 2017 release schedule planned which will be on Warner Bros Records.

They will also towards the end of July go on to gig two dates in their UK homeland, making it the British band’s first shows in the United Kingdom in over a decade. TFF’s 31st July upcoming music performance at the ‘Bestival’ Festival will also showcase the band’s 1st U.K. festival appearance since Knebworth 26 years ago.


TFF’s 2016 Tour Dates:

Tears for Fears’ are pleased to announce that they have rescheduled as many tour dates in the fall as possible, that were previously postponed earlier this year. Tickets purchased for the original dates will be honored for the new dates or refunds will be available at point of purchase.

Tears for Fears declare Two Huge Announcements

September 17th – Goldendale, WA, at Maryhill Winery
September 18th – Woodinville, WA, at Chateau St. Michelle
September 20th – Salt Lake City, UT, at Red Butte Garden
September 22nd – Boise, ID, at Idaho Botanical Garden
September 23rd – Reno, NV, at Silver Legacy Resort and Casino
September 26th – Grand Rapids, MI, at Mejier Gardens
September 27th – Indianapolis, IN, at Murrat Theatre
September 29th – Northfield, OH, at Hard Rock
September 30th – Windsor, ON, at The Colosseum at Caesars
October 1st – Orillia, ON, at Casino Rama Entertainment Center
October 3rd – Morrison, CO, at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
October 5th – Colorado Springs, CO, at Pikes Peak Center
October 7th – Phoenix, AZ, at Comerica Theatre
October 8th – Temecula, CA, at Pechanga Resort & Casino
October 9th – San Diego, CA, at Humphrey’s


TFF History Info:

From: Bath, Somerset, England
Genres: British New Wave, Pop Rock, Synth Pop
Going on from: 1981 – to present time
TFF Website: http://tearsforfears.com/

Tears for Fears are:
Curt SmithBassist/Guitarist/Keyboardist/Vocalist
Roland OrzabelKeyboardist/Guitarist/Vocalist

Past Members:
Ian Stanley – Keyboardist/Co-Songwriter
Manny Elias – Drummer

TFF’s 6th Studio Albums:

1983 – “The Hurting”
“The Hurting”
“Mad World”
“Pale Shelter”
“Ideas as Opiates”
“Memories Fade”
“Suffer the Children”
“Watch Me Bleed”
“The Prisoner”
“Start of the Breakdown”
“Change (New Version)”


1985 – “Songs from the Big Chair”

“The Working Hour”
“Everybody Wants to Rule the World”
“Mothers Talk”
“I Believe”
“Head over Heels/Broken (Live)”


1989 – “The Seeds of Love”

“Woman in Chains”
“Badman’s Song”
“Sowing the Seeds of Love”
“Advice for the Young at Heart”
“Standing on the Corner of the Third World”
“Swords and Knives”
“Year of the Knife”
“Famous Last Words”


1993 – “Elemental

“Break It Down Again”
“Mr. Pessimist”
“Dog’s a Best Friend’s Dog”
“Fish Out of Water”
“Gas Giants”
“Brian Wilson Said”
“Goodnight Song”


1995 – “Raoul and the Kings of Spain”

“Raoul and the Kings of Spain”
“Falling Down”
“God’s Mistake”
“Sketches of Pain”
“Los Reyes Católicos”
“Humdrum and Humble”
“I Choose You”
“Don’t Drink the Water”
“Me and My Big Ideas”
“Los Reyes Católicos (Reprise)”


2004 – “Everybody Loves a Happy Ending”

“Everybody Loves a Happy Ending”
“Closest Thing to Heaven”
“Call Me Mellow”
“Size of Sorrow”
“Who Killed Tangerine?”
“Quiet Ones”
“Who You Are”
“The Devil”
“Secret World”
“Killing with Kindness”
“Last Days on Earth”


Written by: Timothy John Forker 
Music Promotions CEO/Director at: FORKSTER

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