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Tears For Fears – Songs From The Big Chair (1985) [Japanese SHM-SACD 2014] SACD ISO

Tears For Fears – Songs From The Big Chair (1985) [Japanese SHM-SACD 2014]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 41:53 minutes | Scans included | 1,69 GB
Genre: Synthpop

If The Hurting was mental anguish, Songs from the Big Chair marks the progression towards emotional healing, a particularly bold sort of catharsis culled from Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith’s shared attraction to primal scream therapy. The album also heralded a dramatic maturation in the band’s music, away from the synth-pop brand with which it was (unjustly) seared following the debut, and towards a complex, enveloping pop sophistication. The songwriting of Orzabal, Smith, and keyboardist Ian Stanley took a huge leap forward, drawing on reserves of palpable emotion and lovely, protracted melodies that draw just as much on soul and R&B music as they do on immediate pop hooks. The album could almost be called pseudo-conceptual, as each song holds its place and each is integral to the overall tapestry, a single-minded resolve that is easy to overlook when an album is as commercially successful as Songs from the Big Chair. And commercially successful it was, containing no less than three huge commercial radio hits, including the dramatic and insistent march, “Shout” and the shimmering, cascading “Head Over Heels,” which, tellingly, is actually part of a song suite on the album. Orzabal and Smith’s penchant for theorizing with steely-eyed austerity was mistaken for harsh bombasticism in some quarters, but separated from its era, the album only seems earnestly passionate and immediate, and each song has the same driven intent and the same glistening remoteness. It is not only a commercial triumph, it is an artistic tour de force. And in the loping, percolating “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” Tears for Fears perfectly captured the zeitgeist of the mid-’80s while impossibly managing to also create a dreamy, timeless pop classic. Songs from the Big Chair is one of the finest statements of the decade.

01. Shout
02. The Working Hour
03. Everybody Wants To Rule The World
04. Mothers Talk
05. I Believe
06. Broken
07. Head Over Heels / Broken (Live)
08. Listen

DSD flat transferred from UK original analogue master tapes by Richard Whittaker at FX Copyroom, London, in 2014.
Edited in DSD by Masaru Takagi (SIProject) at Sunrise Studio, Tokyo in 2014.




Tears For Fears-The Hurting-Remastered Limited Edition-3CD-FLAC-2013-WRE

Tears For Fears-The Hurting-Remastered Limited Edition-3CD-FLAC-2013-WRE Download

Tears For Fears-The Hurting-Remastered Limited Edition-3CD-FLAC-2013-WRE

Description :

Artist : Tears For Fears
Album : The Hurting
Label : Universal Music Group
Genre : Synthpop
Bitrate : 875 kbps avg
Source : CD
Playtime : 02:34:03 (1020MB)
Rls date : 2014-01-16
Store date : 2013-00-00
Encoder : FLAC1.2.1
Cat.No : 3743330

[Track List]
Disc 1/3
01 The Hurting 4:19
02 Mad World 3:35
03 Pale Shelter 4:34
04 Ideas As Opiates 3:45
05 Memories Fade 5:05
06 Suffer The Children 3:53
07 Watch Me Bleed 4:18
08 Change 4:14
09 The Prisoner 2:55
10 Start Of The Breakdown 4:58

Disc 2/3
01 Suffer The Children (7'' Version) 3:44
02 Pale Shelter (You Don't Give Me Love) 4:03
03 The Prisoner (B-Side) 2:44
04 Ideas As Opiates (B-Side) 3:56
05 Change (New Version) 4:39
06 Suffer The Children (Remix) 4:20
07 Pale Shelter (You Don't Give Me Love) 7:06
(Extended Version)
08 Mad World (World Remix) 3:42
09 Change (Extended Version) 6:00
10 Pale Shelter (Extended Version) 7:09
11 Suffer The Children (Instrumental) 4:27
12 Change (7'' Edit) 3:57
13 Wino (B-Side) 2:25
14 The Conflict (B-Side) 4:03
15 We Are Broken (B-Side) 5:16
16 Suffer The Children (Promo CD Version) 3:58

Disc 3/3
01 Ideas As Opiates (Peel Session 01.09.1982) 3:52
02 Suffer The Children (Peel Session 01.09.1982) 4:04
03 The Prisoner (Peel Session 01.09.1982) 2:52
04 The Hurting (Peel Session 01.09.1982) 3:49
05 Memories Fade (Jensen Session 20.10.1982) 4:53
06 The Prisoner (Jensen Session 20.10.1982) 2:47
07 Start Of The Breakdown (Jensen Session 3:59
08 The Hurting (Jensen Session 20.10.1982) 3:50
09 Start Of The Breakdown (From 'the Way You Are' 5:54
10 Change (From 'the Way You Are' Single) 4:58