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This song originated from 1984, when the band (the full ensemble who would later back them up on the Songs from the big chair-tour) was touring with The hurting. Drummer Manny Elias came up with the basic drumpattern and suggested it to Roland. Roland took some unused chords from keyboardist Ian Stanly, wrote lyrics to it and took it from there. It became his way of getting the bad feeling he had about Tears For Fears becoming a business, and… read more

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  • Avatar for m-saIami
    I love that song
  • Avatar for Helsinkids
    The first two minutes are the closest thing to an out-of-body experience.
  • Avatar for white_lemur
    Brilliant!
  • Avatar for Simpthepimp
    Their best!
  • Avatar for Vincent____Vega
    Masterpiece.
  • Avatar for Davey_UK
    The Best of Tears For Fears! Pure Class!
  • Avatar for JCHB322
    I love blasting this out of my stereo when driving. When people hear it, at first they are like "...wtf?" then they start loving it! This song is pure awesomeness! Love it!
  • Avatar for lancelot3777
    Wow thought I was the only one that liked this song ... I have to admit when I was 13 I had a fear about letting people know I liked this song because it was not manly enough. LOL I grew up and realized that you create your own fear. Minus natural causes.
  • Avatar for mooch1979
    Never knew they recorded this in just one straight live take - brilliant!
  • Avatar for duraniejen77
    So good!!

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