Any TFF (Tears for Fears) fans out there?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by McGuy, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. McGuy

    McGuy Forum Resident Thread Starter

    just got the new greatest hits album - the new songs are great - different than the usual but great nonetheless.
  2. fortherecord

    fortherecord Forum Resident

    Upstate, NY
    One of my favourite groups of their era!
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  3. McGuy

    McGuy Forum Resident Thread Starter

    have to say, to my 48 year old ears, album sounds fantastic sonically. i have SFTBC and The Hurting.
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  4. Lownotes

    Lownotes Forum Resident

    Denver, CO
    Fan here. Got to see the Seeds of Love tour with Oleta Adams. Very nice.
  5. McGuy

    McGuy Forum Resident Thread Starter

    ah, Woman in Chains! love that song, amazing to see her perform with them i bet.
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  6. Mike Reynolds

    Mike Reynolds Forum Resident

    Count me as a fan. I still remember hearing "Pale Shelter" and "Mad World" on the radio before I even knew who the band was like it was yesterday.

    If there are new songs on the new Greatest Hits album, I will check them out for sure. Especially if Curt Smith back in the band.
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  7. numer9

    numer9 Beatles Apologist

    Philly Burbs
    I'm thinking the answer is yes
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  8. I can tell for sure I'm a big fan of this album:

  9. McGuy

    McGuy Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Roland and Curt are back together and yes, 2 new songs.
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  10. McGuy

    McGuy Forum Resident Thread Starter

    that's the album I'm missing. might pick it up. think I even had some album called raoul and the kings of spain? something like that (yeah, I could google it...)
  11. wallpaperman

    wallpaperman Forum Resident

    Not so much, in the UK they were kind of lumped in with the teeny bands like Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet. So a serious teenage music fan like myself listening to The Smiths and Echo and The Bunneymen did not approve. :laugh:

    Never, ever heard them referred to as 'TFF'?
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  12. McGuy

    McGuy Forum Resident Thread Starter

    I can get a used great condition MFSL copy of Seeds of Love - hm... $30. maybe...
  13. Elek.-maxe

    Elek.-maxe Well-Known Member

    Grab it or...
    give it to me.

    Yes, I like TFF for 35+ years now
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  14. krimson

    krimson Forum Resident

    Great band.
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  15. Chemguy

    Chemguy Forum Resident

    Is SFTBC the best record of the 80s?

  16. AFOS

    AFOS Forum Resident

    Big fan. Love those early synth pop singles and the singles from SFTBC. Wish they were more prolific
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  17. 131east23

    131east23 Person of Interest

    The Seeds of Love has to be one of the best things ever recorded.
  18. Rosskolnikov

    Rosskolnikov Designated Cloud Yeller

    I have it on vinyl. It's a great listen. Wish they'd had room for "Secret World" and "Goodnight Song."
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  19. Rosskolnikov

    Rosskolnikov Designated Cloud Yeller

    That's a really good album; the better of the two without Curt Smith, I think.
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  20. Aftermath

    Aftermath Senior Member

    Absolutely a great group. The Hurting and Songs from the Big Chair were soundtracks to my college days.
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  21. Big, big fan! I think Roland Orzabal is a brilliant writer and arranger/producer.
  22. Harry42

    Harry42 Forum Resident

    Seeds of love was always - and still is - in my all-time top3. The other two in that list sometimes change. But SoL was always there.

    Can't wait for the Steven Wilson 5.1 Mix.
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  23. Kassonica

    Kassonica Forum Resident

    Been a fan since I heard mad world when it was released.
  24. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

    Got a Seeds of Love vinyl two years ago and that started TFF for me (although I like Songs from the Big Chair even more :) )
    Still have to listen to The Hurting sometime
  25. Audioresearch

    Audioresearch Forum Resident

    Seeds of love great album

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