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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.


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  • Avatar for clenchedteeth
    very sharp
  • Avatar for Foresterregn
    Really not enough.
  • Avatar for Psychedalex77
    what a jam!
  • Avatar for acclamationsun
    Beautiful! 1981 dance-funk or new-wave with a rich analog sound.
  • Avatar for virginsox
    retro 80,s 90,s excellent the naughties are so naff except 4 a few.
  • Avatar for CMNWNY
    Tears for sheilds and spears
  • Avatar for PManPdx
    One of the most UNDERrated bands of the past 30 years! The entire "Lexicon of Love" album is original and unforgetable. If you love A*B*C, check out the Psychadelic Furs.
  • Avatar for smkaram
    that production is so ahead of its time
  • Avatar for Rainreich
    groovyyyyyy baby... schwing die HÜFTE
  • Avatar for Miss-Kei
    I need to hunt for this album!!!

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