Tag: Tears for Fears

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Hot Dog, Jumping Frog, Albuquerque — Royals, Volume I

I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #41: When You Think It’s All Over, It’s Not Over — Questions, Vol. I

In which I execute a pivot so sharp that only John Cleese can effectively prepare the audience for what's about to happen. And so he does....

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #39: The Devil Take Your Stereo — “(This) and (That)” Songs, Vol. I

I am not afraid to admit that the themed shows are better because my friends' song suggestions are better than mine. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #29: And a Robot Wife

In which I come face to face with the fact that I am still 'Sitting on the Floor Playing with Tapes' David, and always will be. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #26: Mom

Have you thanked your mother lately? No, seriously, thank your mother. ...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Here Comes The Reign Again: The Second British Invasion”

Songs you know by heart performed (often) in a brand new way....

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Andrew Curry, Executive Producer, “Here Comes The Reign Again – The Second British Invasion”

Announcing his latest project, Andrew Curry discusses the 1980s and how the Europeans led a brand new musical movement. ...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 90

We continue the letter "T" with Tears for Fears, 10,000 Maniacs and Tesla. ...

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 21

We’re on to Disc Six of this seven-disc set this week, and man oh man do these silly pop songs elicit some strong opinions. Put your...

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Phil Collins

There are two kinds of people in this world: those that say Phil Collins is a doughy, ineffectual frontman who ruined the prog-rock outfit...

Popblerd!

Election Day Special: The Popblerd Staff Releases Its College Records

Trump wants to see Obama's college records? We'll show him ours......

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Popdose: Coverage!

Here's some tunes you might know of......

Music

Two With Roland: Tears For Fears’ Elemental and Raoul And The Kings Of Spain

Popdose dissects two Tears For Fears albums featuring Roland Orzabal as sole bandmember, Elemental and Raoul And The Kings Of Spain....

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 8/3/11

Strap on your velcro hi-top Reeboks and your day-glo leotard. It's time for another crazy fun '80s dance party!...

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Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/20/11

Put on your dancing shoes and strap on your guitar. It's time to rock a little and dance a little at the Weeknight '80s Dance Party....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 2/18/11

Popdose presents the Weekly Mixtape....

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1993

So many videos, so little time. Popdose presents Friday Night Videos from the year 1993!...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1989

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 89

Bottom Feeders has reached the letter T, which means lots and lots of ... the Temptations?...

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Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: “Ruby Trax,” Disc 2

David Medsker has returned with the second disc of the NME's wonderfully strange covers compilation, featuring the biggest artists of the...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Beatlesque”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Call this mix the postscript of Beatles Week at Popdose … a postscript that’s a couple of weeks...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/18/09

Remember that mixtape from last week? One hundred Beatles covers? That thing was EPIC! It was freaking magnificent! Yup… That...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “War Dance”

I was writing up a track for a future White Label Wednesday piece (it’s set to run May 27) when I had a strange thought. Well, two...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Doves, “Kingdom of Rust”

When I first heard that the new Doves album, Kingdom Of Rust, hearkened more toward their first album, Lost Souls (2000), than their most...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Tears for Fears, “The Seeds of Love”

It still seems strange that Tears for Fears, two Janov-loving introverts from Bath, were one of the biggest bands of the ’80s. In a...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Phil Collins, Session Drummer”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE There was a time — maybe 25 years ago — when mentioning Phil Collins in the pantheon of...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Gardening

R.E.M. – “Gardening at Night” Tears For Fears – “Sowing the Seeds of Love” — n {democracy:33}...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 3/16/91

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of CHART ATTACK! So last time we met here to dissect a Billboard chart, it was a Top 10 from...