Off Topic Tears For Fears - ( The Band )

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    Any fans on here, I started listening to them about 3 years ago.
     
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    Yep, was heavily into them in the 80's. The Hurting and Songs from the Big Chair are amongst my favourite albums.
     
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    I like don't mind listening to Listen, It's from the Songs from the big chair album, It's one of their most underrated songs in my opinion.
     
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    Big fan in the 80s (only the time of the first 2 LPs) .

    The only problem was live.
    Curt Smith had a really weak voice (often could barely hear him) , whereas
    Roland Olzabal could belt them out (I did wonder at the time the second LP was
    released whether this was why Roland had main vocal duties on the songs) .

    Also a big nod to Roland for some serious WUMmery on Andrew Ridgeley
    around 1984-85 (the latter could not handle it) . :)
     
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    Odd single.
     
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    What happened ?
     
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    Andrew Ridgeley ??

    I recall twas something like Roland saying something that eventually after the press
    hacks had done with it (out of context etc) became :

    What is the point of Andrew Ridgeley in Wham (something that was discusse
    actually a lot more widely in the final year of Wham) .

    A little spat ensued.
    And when something like Smash Hits had their next "best of" poll where they actually
    asked pop stars their nominations in the categories, Ridgeley I recall put
    Roland Olzabal in almost every "worst ..." category. :)
     
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    Thanks, I googled it earlier, I found nothing about their falling out on there.
     
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    Handbags stuff. :)
    Nothing like the venomous feuds between 90s USA rappers etc.
     
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    True.
     
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    Fabulous, not heard that version before <ok> They discovered her in a hotel, as a lounge singer iirc.
     
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    Didn't she come from a gospel choir or something like that.
     
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    Just read up on her. She started in a gospel choir. Tried to get her career going, but the label wanted her to do Disco, so her career folded. She was singing in a hotel in Kansas City when Orzabal and Smith stayed there. They liked her so much, they invited her to sing with them. Woman in Chains was the result. Great song.
     
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