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Tears For Fears: The Seeds Of Love

Lloyd Bradley, Q, October 1989

FOUR YEARS and the best part of £1 million are ominous amounts of time and money to spend following up a huge-selling album. In this case, however, they seem entirely justified. The Seeds Of Love is such a radical departure from Tears For Fears' robust, anthemic pop songs of the early '80s as to make them seem irrelevant.

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