Tears For Fears "Songs from the Big Chair" (1985): Track by Track!

Season 5 | Episode 9
1h 3m | Apr 2, 2024

Welcome to "Surely You Can't Be Serious," the podcast where hosts Jason and Dee take a deep dive into the music that shaped our lives. In this episode, we're dissecting the iconic Tears for Fears album "Songs from the Big Chair."

Join us as we unravel the layers of each track, exploring the genesis of the songs and the anecdotes behind the music. From the anthemic "Shout" to the introspective "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," we'll explore the themes, inspirations, and creative process behind each masterpiece.

As we dissect each song, we'll uncover the influences that shaped Tears for Fears' sound, from their childhood experiences to their musical inspirations. We'll discuss the emotional depth of tracks like "Head Over Heels" and "Mother's Talk," and explore how they resonate with listeners decades later.

But the conversation doesn't end here. Join us next week as we compare "Songs from the Big Chair" to Wham's "Make It Big" album. It's a clash of the titans as we examine two seminal albums from the 1980s, exploring their impact on pop culture and music history.

So tune in, grab your headphones, and prepare to journey through the sonic landscapes of Tears for Fears. This is "Surely You Can't Be Serious," where the music never stops and the conversation never ends.

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