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"Tears Are Not Enough" was the first single to be released by New Wave group ABC. It was released in 1981 on two formats (7" and 12" vinyl record).

The two singles versions of the song are both different from the version on their first album The Lexicon of Love.

The single peaked at #19 on the UK Singles Chart. In the US, Tears Are Not Enough was released as the B-side of Poison Arrow.


Tears for souvenirs
Tears are not enough
Tears for shields and spears
Tears are not enough

Searching for certainty
When it's such an unstable…

ABC - Tears Are Not Enough Lyrics


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