What does it sound like?:
Tears For Fears release their latest greatest hits collection, the imaginatively titled “Rule The World” to coincide with the announcement of their world tour next year. Let their be no doubt for those who don’t know already that I’m a fan, a fan that is happy to declare that Roland Orzabal is a genius and Curt Smith is a damn good looking man. A happy combination for any band especially one that came to the fore in the early 80’s. Not many recognised Orzabals genius back then and probably even fewer do now but by the end of the first two tracks “Everybody wants To Rule The World” and “Shout” no one should be in any doubt that despite their inauspicious beginnings as a ska band Tears For Fears became seriously heavy hitters with a gift for a tune using all the technology available with canny nod back to the guitar, bass and drum sound of their predecessors that set them apart from some of their contemporaries. This collection is all the hits put together along with some lesser known and new. The Erasure sounding new song “I Love You But I’m Lost” follows. » Continue Reading.