Tears For Fears - Songs From The Big Chair


  • Singer: Tears For Fears
  • Album's title: Songs From The Big Chair
  • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop
  • Label: Mercury ‎– UICY-94430/1
    Series: Golden 80's Papersleeve Collection – 5
    Type: CD, Album, SHM-CD CD, Compilation, SHM-CD All Media, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition, Numbered, Reissue, Remastered, Cardboard Sleeves
    Country: Japan
    Date of released: 24 Feb 2010
    Category: Electronic, Rock, Pop
    Style: Synth-pop, Pop Rock
  • Format: FLAC MP3 MP1 XM ASF MPC MP3 DMF TTA
  • Size MP3 ZIP: 1673 mb
  • Size FLAC ZIP: 1346 mb
  • Rating: 4.7/5
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Tears For Fears - Songs From The Big Chair

Tracklist Hide Credits

1-1 Shout
Backing Vocals – Sandy McLellandDrums – Chris HughesProducer – Chris HughesWritten-By – Stanley*, Orzabal*
6:31
1-2 The Working Hour
Arranged By [Drums] – Manny EliasDrums, Arranged By [Saxophone] – Jerry MarottaGrand Piano – Andy DavisProducer – Chris HughesSaxophone – Mel CollinsSaxophone [Solos] – Will GregoryWritten-By – Stanley*, Elias*, Orzabal*
6:29
1-3 Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Engineer – David BascombeGuitar [2nd Solo] – Neil TaylorProducer – Ian StanleyWritten-By – Hughes*, Stanley*, Orzabal*
4:09
1-4 Mothers Talk
Backing Vocals – Stevie LangeProducer – Chris HughesWritten-By – Stanley*, Orzabal*
5:04
1-5 I Believe
Grand Piano – Roland OrzabalProducer – Chris HughesSaxophone – Will GregoryWritten-By – Roland Orzabal
4:54
1-6 Broken
Producer – Chris HughesSoloist, Guitar – Neil TaylorWritten-By – Roland Orzabal
2:38
1-7 Head Over Heels - Broken (Live)
Backing Vocals – Annie McCaig, Marilyn David, Sandy McLellandGrand Piano – Andy DavisProducer – Chris HughesWritten-By – Curt Smith, Roland Orzabal
5:02
1-8 Listen
Arranged By – Ian StanleyProducer – Chris HughesVocals [Operatic] – Marilyn DavidVocals [Stylings] – Roland OrzabalWritten-By – Stanley*, Orzabal*
6:54
The B-Sides
1-9 The Working Hour (Piano Version) 2:10
1-10 The Marauders
Producer – Ian Stanley, Tears For FearsWritten-By – Smith*, Stanley*, Orzabal*
4:13
1-11 Empire Building
Written-By – Hughes*, Smith*, Stanley*, Orzabal*
2:41
1-12 The Big Chair
Producer – Ian Stanley
3:20
1-13 Pharaohs (Single Version) 3:44
1-14 When In Love With A Blind Man
Producer – C.Hughes*, I.Stanley*, R.Orzabal*
2:27
1-15 Sea Song
Recorded By – David Bascombe, Ian Stanley, Nicola Holland*, Roland Orzabal
3:51
1-16 Broken Revisited
Producer – Ian Stanley, Tears For Fears
5:18
Rarities 1983 - 1985
The 7" Singles
2-1 The Way You Are (7" Version) 4:59
2-2 Mothers Talk (Short Version) 3:55
2-3 Shout (Edit) 4:53
2-4 Everybody Wants To Rule The World (7" Version) 4:14
2-5 Head Over Heels (Dave Bascombe 7" N. Mix) 4:18
2-6 I Believe (A Soulful Re-Recording)
Producer – Tears For Fears
4:42
2-7 Mothers Talk (U.S. Mix) 4:13
The 12" Singles
2-8 Shout (U.S. Remix) 8:02
2-9 Shout (U.S. Dub Version) 6:48
2-10 Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Urban Mix) 6:00
2-11 Mothers Talk (Beat Of The Drum Mix) 8:58
2-12 Broken / Head Over Heels / Broken (Preacher Mix) 8:04

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mercury Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Mercury Records Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Universal Music LLC
  • Distributed By – Universal Music LLC
  • Record Company – Universal International

Credits

  • Bass – Curt Smith
  • Drums – Manny Elias
  • Engineer – David Bascombe
  • Guitar – Roland Orzabal
  • Keyboards – Ian Stanley, Roland Orzabal
  • Remastered By – Chris Hughes, Jon Astley
  • Vocals – Curt Smith, Roland Orzabal

Notes

This 2010 Japanese reissue of the 2006 2xCD Deluxe Edition includes:
- an OBI Strip,
- a 'Mini LP' replica outer sleeve from the original UK LP sleeve from 1985,
- a replica inner sleeve from the original UK LP sleeve from 1985,
- an additional cardboard sleeve with band black & white photographs,
- two inner clear protection sleeves,
- two Super High Material CDs (SHM-CDs) playable on any CD player,
- an individually numbered card with reproductions from both A side and B side labels from the original UK LP sleeve from 1985,
- a replica of the booklet from the original UK/Europe 2xCD Deluxe Edition from 2006, including liner notes in English
- a black & white foldout leaflet with liner notes in Japanese, as well as lyrics for all songs in both English and Japanese,
- a single sided monochrome advertisement sheet from Universal Music Shop Japan.

Made in Japan.

2-4 is actually the album version, as no 7" version exists, and was meant to be the re-recording, Everybody Wants To Run The World.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text on OBI): 4 988005 602237
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4988005602237
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): UICY-94430 1W V
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): UICY-94431 1W V
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 & CD2): [4 x Universal Music logo]
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1 & CD2): IFPI L244
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 & CD2): IFPI 4011
  • Other (Stamped in white on inner rim - CD1 & CD2): SHM-CD [SHM-CD logo] SHM-CD [SHM-CD logo] SHM-CD [SHM-CD logo] SHM-CD [SHM-CD logo]
  • Other (CD1 Individual Cat.#): UICY-94430
  • Other (CD2 Individual Cat.#): UICY-94431
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MERH 58 Tears For Fears Songs From The Big Chair ‎(LP, Album) Mercury MERH 58 UK 1985
VOG4-1-3353 Tears For Fears Songs From The Big Chair ‎(Cass, Album) Vertigo VOG4-1-3353 Canada 1985
824 300-2 Tears For Fears Songs From The Big Chair ‎(CD, Album, RE) Mercury, Phonogram 824 300-2 Germany Unknown
67251 Tears For Fears Canciones De La Gran Silla = Songs From The Big Chair ‎(Cass, Album) PolyGram 67251 Argentina 1985
UICY-25075 Tears For Fears Songs From The Big Chair ‎(CD, Album, RE, SHM) Mercury UICY-25075 Japan 2011




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