Tag: Roland Orzabal

Watch: Tears For Fears discuss using music to cope with tragedy on “CBS Sunday Morning”

Watch: Tears For Fears discuss using music to cope with tragedy on “CBS Sunday Morning”

Tears For Fears return this Friday with their first new album in 18 years, and the duo sat down with “CBS Sunday Morning” to discuss the long road to The Tipping Point.

Tears For Fears touring U.S. with Garbage in support of new album ‘The Tipping Point’

Tears For Fears touring U.S. with Garbage in support of new album ‘The Tipping Point’

Tears For Fears will tour the U.S. next year with Garbage in support of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith’s first new studio album in 18 years,

Tears For Fears’ ‘Seeds of Love’ due for 5-disc reissue — hear unreleased ‘Rhythm of Life’

Tears For Fears’ ‘Seeds of Love’ due for 5-disc reissue — hear unreleased ‘Rhythm of Life’

Tears For Fears will follow up deluxe box-set editions of The Hurting and Songs From the Big Chair with a five-disc reissue of the duo’s third album The Seeds of Love that features a new 5.1 Surround mix of the album and an hour’s worth of previously released material.  Full details, and an unreleased track, right here.

Curt Smith hints at uncertain future in Tears For Fears as European arena tour looms

Curt Smith hints at uncertain future in Tears For Fears as European arena tour looms

Less than a month before Tears For Fears is scheduled to embark on an arena tour of the U.K. and Europe, co-founder Curt Smith — who split with musical partner Roland Orzabal once before — is hinting that his future with the group may be uncertain. Here’s what we know so far.

Tears For Fears delays UK tour, prepares to release first new album in 14 years this fall

Tears For Fears delays UK tour, prepares to release first new album in 14 years this fall

The announcement last week that Tears For Fears was postponing a U.K. tour with Alison Moyet due to an undisclosed health issue came with a glimmer of good news: Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith hope to finish work on their first new album in 14 years and release it this fall.

Tears For Fears announce ‘Rule the World’ arena tour of U.K., Ireland with Alison Moyet

Tears For Fears announce ‘Rule the World’ arena tour of U.K., Ireland with Alison Moyet

Tears For Fears will embark on an arena tour of the U.K. and Ireland next May in support of the group’s new best-of Rule the World — an eight-city trek that will see Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith supported by Alison Moyet. The tour opens May 2 in Dublin and continues through May 12 in Brighton.

Listen: Tears For Fears, ‘I Love You But I’m Lost’ — first new song in 11 years

Listen: Tears For Fears, ‘I Love You But I’m Lost’ — first new song in 11 years

It’s not the new album Tears For Fears long have been working on, but the duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith today debuted their first original song in 13 years, a track called “I Love You But I’m Lost” that will be one of two new songs on the group’s upcoming greatest-hits disc.

Tears For Fears confirm handful of U.S. live performances in September

Tears For Fears confirm handful of U.S. live performances in September

It’s not clear yet whether a full tour is brewing, but Tears For Fears — who have been at work on a follow-up to 2004’s Everybody Loves a Happy Ending — have confirmed five live dates in the U.S. next month, with shows booked in Texas, Oklahoma, California and Oregon.

Tears For Fears cover Animal Collective’s ‘My Girls,’ announce plans for 2014 album

Tears For Fears cover Animal Collective’s ‘My Girls,’ announce plans for 2014 album

Tears For Fears continue their streak of releasing covers of contemporary indie-rock cuts, today surprising fans with a new cover of Animal Collective’s 2009 single “My Girls” — the latest in their series of recordings, following Arcade Fire and Hot Chip covers, that the band made earlier this year.

Stream: Tears For Fears covers Hot Chip’s ‘And I Was A Boy From School’

Stream: Tears For Fears covers Hot Chip’s ‘And I Was A Boy From School’

Two months after dropping a surprise cover of Arcade Fire’s “Ready to Start” on fans, Tears For Fears is back this week with another unlikely makeover: a new cover of Hot Chip’s 2006 electro-pop favorite “And I Was a Boy From School” (which was re-titled “Boy From School” when it was issued as a single).

Stream: Tears For Fears gives Arcade Fire’s ‘Ready to Start’ an electro-orchestral makeover

Stream: Tears For Fears gives Arcade Fire’s ‘Ready to Start’ an electro-orchestral makeover

Tears For Fears have reconvened in the studio this summer to record a follow-up to 2004’s Everybody Loves a Happy Ending, and while that’s expected to keep Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith busy for the next few months, they did treat fans today to some new music: a cover of The Arcade Fire’s “Ready to Start.”

Tears For Fears’ ‘The Hurting’ box set: Remixes, B-sides, radios sessions, live DVD

Tears For Fears’ ‘The Hurting’ box set: Remixes, B-sides, radios sessions, live DVD

Tears For Fears’ landmark debut album The Hurting is due for a 30th anniversary reissue later this year, and now comes the details: The deluxe four-disc box set will include the original album, a disc of remixes and B-sides, a collection of BBC radio sessions and the long-out-of-print “In My Mind’s Eye” concert film on DVD.

Tears For Fears’ ‘The Hurting’ getting expanded reissue, 4-disc box set in October?

Tears For Fears’ ‘The Hurting’ getting expanded reissue, 4-disc box set in October?

On March 7 of this year — 30 years to the day after the release of The Hurting — Tears For Fears launched a new website bearing that album’s cover photo and an inscription that led some to speculate a long-overdue expanded reissue of that record finally would be released.

Curt Smith preps new album ‘Deceptively Heavy’ as Tears For Fears return to the studio

Curt Smith preps new album ‘Deceptively Heavy’ as Tears For Fears return to the studio

Tears For Fears co-founder Curt Smith this week announced the impending release of Deceptively Heavy, his fourth solo album, and first in five years, as he prepares to return to the studio next week with Roland Orzabal to work on what could become the follow-up to their band’s 2004 reunion album Everybody Loves a Happy Ending.