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Tears For Fears announces new album for 2022


The English group will release The Tipping Point on February 25, a first since Everybody Loves A Happy Ending in 2004.

Seventeen years later, the fans couldn't believe it anymore.

The British group Tears For Fears will release their seventh album entitled

The Tipping Point

on February 25, 2022. A first single, which gives its name to the album, is already available.

Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal, the two founding members, mentioned the possibility of an album in 2016. The duo then worked with some of the

"best songwriters of the moment",

without specifying a name. But those sessions were an

“epic disaster


as they explained to

Rolling Stone


“We went through the process and amassed many successful singles attempts. I like them a lot but, once assembled into an album, they were tiring to listen to. There was no art, no dynamic, no personality in the album ”

says Smith.

The two friends then take their acoustic guitars and resume writing as they used to when they started.

The result is a thirteen-song album, which mixes tracks from the aborted first session and their guitar-in-hand reunion.

Watch their children grow up

"I would say that life and geography hindered our plans,"

Curt Smith told the American magazine, to justify their long absence.

Since their last album, the two musicians continued to give a few concerts, but wanted to see their children grow up, far from endless studio sessions and extended tours.

The death in 2017 of Caroline, the wife of Roland Orzabal, also weighed on the group.

Formed in 1981 in Bath, the Tears For Fears enjoyed resounding success in the midst of the

new wave wave

of the 1980s, notably with their


Everybody Wants To Rule The World

in 1985. In just three records, they sold over twenty million dollars. 'albums around the world.


Raoul And The King Of Spain

in 1995, the group moved away from success and finally took a semi-retirement in 2004. Forty after their formation, their hits have crossed the generations, and no doubt that success will be a new one. times at the rendezvous.

Source: lefigaro

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