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I Believe - Tears For Fears - Songs From The Big Chair

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1985
Label: Mercury - 32 312-1 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Club Sonderauflage • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic • Style: Synth-pop
Download I Believe - Tears For Fears - Songs From The Big Chair

The album peaked at number two in the UK and at number one in the US and Canada, becoming a multi-platinum seller in all three countries.

It also reached number one in Germany and the Netherlands and top-ten positions in various other countries including Australia, Switzerland, New Zealand and Italy. It remains their best-selling album to date. A companion video documentary entitled Scenes from the Big Chair was released in late Once the band had finished a lengthy touring and promotion schedule for the album, they took an extended hiatus from the music industry.

The album title was derived from the television film Sybil about a woman with multiple personality disorder who only feels The Tangled Road - Kurt Elling - Passion World when she is sitting in her analyst's "big chair". A mostly-instrumental track called "The Big Chair" which includes dialogue samples Bas Van Den Eijken - Eye Trance 13 the film was released as the B-side of "Shout" inbut was not included on the album.

In his review of Songs from the Big ChairBarry McIlheney of Melody Maker stated that "none of you should really be too surprised that Tears for Fears have made such an excellent album", calling it "an album that fully justifies the rather sneering, told-you-so looks adopted by Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal on the sleeve", before concluding, "An awful lot of people will, of course, go on and on about overcoats, The Lotus Eaters and an alleged lack I Believe - Tears For Fears - Songs From The Big Chair depth.

And an awful lot The Man I Love - Lionel Hampton - The Best Of people will have to eat an awful lot of words.

However, he felt these are all beneath grandiloquent lamentations suggesting "a depth and drama English lads have been falling short on since the dawn of progressive rock.

In a retrospective review published on AllMusic Clock / Broken Clock - Brick Walls - Tin Drum, Stanton Swihart wrote: "In the loping, percolating 'Everybody Wants to Rule the World', Tears for Fears perfectly captured the zeitgeist of the mid-'80s while impossibly managing to also create a dreamy, timeless pop classic. Songs from the Big Chair is one of the finest statements of the decade.

The album was remastered and re-issued on CD in with bonus tracks, including B-sides and remixes. The track listing is based on the Special Edition cassette version of the album, which featured five B-sides as bonus tracks—including three tracks "The Conflict", "The Marauders" and "Broken Revisited" from The Hurting period. In addition to these tracks, it includes two remixes. The album was re-released again in a deluxe edition 2-disc format in with the full collection of B-sides and many alternate versions and remixes of the album's tracks.

To mark the album's 30th anniversary, Universal Music released the album in five different formats on 10 Novemberincluding a 6-disc Super Deluxe Edition which includes four CDs and two DVDs 1 audio, 1 video. Additional formats released simultaneously include another 2-disc Deluxe Edition, a single disc remastered edition, a gram heavyweight vinyl album, and a "Pure Audio" Blu-Ray edition. The 5. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Tears for Fears. Phonogram Mercury. It's a bit perverse but then you've got to understand our sense of humour. The 'Big Chair' idea is from this brilliant film called Sybil about a girl with 16 different personalities. She'd been tortured incredibly by her mother as a child and the only place she felt safe, the only time she could really be herself was when she was sitting in her analyst's chair. She felt safe, comfortable and wasn't using her different faces as a defence.

It's kind of an 'up yours' to the English music press who really fucked us up for a while. This is us now — and they can't get at us anymore.

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    Yozshujar 08.11.2019
    Aug 20,  · Songs From the Big Chair. For a while, it seemed Tears for Fears had faded away, a relic of an era too gauche to respect anymore. The only place you might find them was on “Dennis Miller Live,” which used “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” as its opening theme/
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    Mooguzuru 09.11.2019
    Songs from the Big Chair is the second studio album by the British rock/pop band Tears for Fears, released on 25 February by Phonogram Records. The album peaked at number two in the UK and number one in the US and frostseekerbearonanaralore.infoinfo: New wave, progressive pop.
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    Faura 10.11.2019
    Aug 22,  · Tears for Fears' biggest-selling album, Songs from the Big Chair is now available remastered for Including the hits 'Everybody Wants To Rule the World,' 'Mother's Talk,' 'Shout' and 'Head over Heels', Songs From The Big Chair is the phenomenal million-selling second album that marked a transition in the band's sound and catapulted them into international prominence/5().
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    Volkree 10.11.2019
    Apr 22,  · For all those Tears For Fears fans, this is the Super Deluxe Edition of Songs From The Big Chair. Hope you guys enjoy the album.
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    Maumi 06.11.2019
    Aug 22,  · But that’s Tears For Fears, always full of surprises. It’s rare that an album this creative is as popular as Songs From the Big Chair. It was the album of the summer in , sold five million copies in the U.S. alone and about ten million frostseekerbearonanaralore.infoinfo CD was remastered in and sounds great/5().
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