Tears For Fears ‎– Songs From The Big Chair

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Mercury ‎– 558 106-2
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Songs From The Big Chair
1 Shout
Backing Vocals – Sandy McLellandDrums – Chris Hughes
6:34
2 The Working Hour
Arranged By [Drums] – Manny EliasDrums, Arranged By [Saxophone] – Jerry MarottaPiano [Grand Piano] – Andy DavisSaxophone – Mel CollinsSaxophone [Solos] – William Gregory*Written-By – Elias*
6:32
3 Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Engineer – David BascombeGuitar [2nd Solo] – Neil TaylorWritten-By – Hughes*
4:12
4 Mothers Talk
Backing Vocals – Steve Lange*
5:07
5 I Believe
Piano [Grand Piano] – Roland OrzabalSaxophone – William Gregory*
4:55
6 Broken
Guitar [Solo] – Neil Taylor
2:38
7 Head Over Heels / Broken (Live)
Backing Vocals – Annie McCaig, Marilyn Davis*, Sandy McLellandPiano [Grand Piano] – Andy DavisWritten-By [Head Over Heels] – Smith*
5:02
8 Listen
Arranged By – Ian StanleyVocals [Operatic] – Marilyn Davis*Vocals [Vocal Styling] – Roland Orzabal
6:54
Bonus Tracks
9 The Big Chair
Producer – Ian Stanley
3:22
10 Empire Building
Written-By – Hughes*
2:53
11 The Marauders
Producer – Ian Stanley, Tears For Fears
4:16
12 Broken Revisited
Producer – Ian Stanley, Tears For Fears
5:16
13 The Conflict
Producer – Tears For Fears
4:06
14 Mothers Talk (U.S. Remix)
Remix – Bob Clearmountain
4:14
15 Shout (U.S. Remix)
Remix – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
8:03

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Notes

1999 remastered reissue with 7 bonus cuts.

Track 7 is misspelled "Head Over Heals / Broken (Live)" on the rear tray artwork and again once in the booklet.

Track 13 is a B-side from Change, a single from Tears For Fears' first LP, The Hurting, and does not appear on either the later 2xCD remaster for "Songs From The Big Chair", or the 1999 remaster for "The Hurting".

Track 10 was not produced.

Manufactured and distributed in Canada by Universal Music.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31455 81062 2
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L386
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 6000
  • Matrix / Runout: #990617XO 5581062 L386 MFG BY CINRAM

Other Versions (5 of 137) View All

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

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