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Pale Shelter - Tears For Fears - The Hurting

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Label: Mercury - 811 039-2 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Europe • Genre: Electronic • Style: Synth-pop
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Written by Roland Orzabal and sung by bassist Curt Smithit was originally the band's second single release in early However, it would later become a Top 20 hit in Canada and would become a Top 75 hit when it was reissued in the UK in The generally better-known version was a re-recording from As with the previous two singles, the song also reached the Top 40 in several other countries. Along with "Suffer the Children""Pale Shelter" was one of two demo songs that landed Tears for Fears their first record deal with Phonogram in The rest of the music and lyrics were eventually written in a single morning's time.

After the release of their David Lord -produced debut single "Suffer the Children", "Pale Shelter" was selected as the follow-up. In an effort to sound more commercial, and because Lord was busy recording Peter Gabriel's Im A Stranger - John Mayalls Bluesbreakers* - Bare Wires albumMike Howlett was brought in to produce.

Artistic disagreements between the duo and Howlett specifically regarding his overuse of Linn drums led to this being his only work with Tears for Fears. As Curt Smith later noted, "Mike was far too commercial for us. Although both recordings of the song open with a sample played in reverse, on the original, it is an extra lyric spoken by Orzabal, while on the album cut, it is a brief piano lick.

The 7" features the original recording of the song, while the 12" features an extended version. Both formats featured the B-side "The Prisoner", a noisy, electronic piece inspired by the Peter Gabriel song " Intruder ", which showed off the duo's early experiments with synthesizers and sampling. Although the single attracted some club play in the United Statesit was ultimately a failure in the UK charts. Inafter the success of singles " Mad World " and " Change ", the re-recorded version of "Pale Shelter" was given another shot as a single, released in Ma Baker - Knorkator - Ich Hasse Musik United Kingdom and Europe in both 7" and 12" formats.

The 7" features a slightly edited version of the album cut, while the 12" features a new extended version. To provide a chart push the second time around, Mercury took full advantage of the picture disc and coloured vinyl gimmicks that were popular throughout the s and early s.

In all, eleven different variations of the reissued single were available for purchase. All formats of the reissue featured the B-side "We Are Broken", an early version of the song "Broken" which Pale Shelter - Tears For Fears - The Hurting later appear on Tears for Fears' second album Songs from the Big Chair. Aided by aggressive promotion and the duo's coinciding British concerts at many of which the song was played twice"Pale Pale Shelter - Tears For Fears - The Hurting finally became Pale Shelter - Tears For Fears - The Hurting chart success, peaking at no.

Infollowing up on the massive success of Songs from the Big ChairMercury reissued the original Howlett-produced version of "Pale Shelter" as a single, complete with a new variation of the original picture sleeve. Featuring the same formats and track listings as the original release, the single was a modest success, denting the UK Top Although "Pale Shelter" was not released commercially in the United States, it was issued in Canada in early to promote The Hurtingalbeit in different form.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Phonogram Mercury. The Quietus. Retrieved 26 June Record Mirror. Mercury Records. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 July Retrieved 8 November Tears for Fears. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 24 June GfK Entertainment Charts. Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 11 March Secret World Live in Paris.

Discography Graduate. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Change The Way You Are Original release sleeve. Germany Official German Charts [10]. Ireland IRMA [11].


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    Shaktirr 15.11.2019
    Dec 23,  · Suffer the Children: The first song made by Tears For Fears, Roland brings out the "twin" to Pale Shelter. Very thoughtful song about kids not getting enough love and attention as they grow up. And the vocalizations sung near the end before Roland says; "Suffer, suffer the children" are sung by Caroline Orzabal who was and still is Roland's wife/5().
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    Nikok 14.11.2019
    The Hurting would have been a daring debut for a pop-oriented band in any era, but it was an unexpected success in England in , mostly by virtue of its makers' ability to package an unpleasant subject -- the psychologically wretched family histories of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith-- in an attractive and sellable musical format.9/
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    Dousho 09.11.2019
    The Hurting Lyrics: Is it an horrific dream? / Am I sinking fast? / Could a person be so mean / As to laugh and laugh / On my own / Could you ease my load? / Could you see my pain? / Could you please.
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    Zuluzilkree 10.11.2019
    “Pale Shelter” was Tears for Fears' second single release, and was eventually the third song on their album The Hurting. The song was one of two demo songs that landed Tears for Fears.
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