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The Hurting ~ Tears For Fears
The Hurting ~ Tears For Fears
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Hurting, 10 Jun 2003
I have always loved tears for fears, and thourght they were one of the greatest bands ever. This album put simply is amazing. The way the tracks are influenced and based on the methods of psychotherapy and primal scream is very clever. the lyrics are brooding and dark and greatly imaginative,although some are very poppy and catchy a la hurting/suffer the children. The song structure the synth lines and the acoustic guitar work are original and brilliant, from the great pale shelter and the single mad world to the unforgettable start of the breakdown, its very poignant and profound. the great, and rare "way you are" b side is included on this remaster which is worth the price of the album… Read more