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Tears For Fears: The Sequel!

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1989

Three years. Four producers. Nine studios. A million pounds. One album. When Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal began recording the successor to their nine million-selling Songs From The Big Chair, they were to have a constant companion — the ghostly spectre of Commercial Pressure. It was a long and painful process. "We have a passion to get it right," they tell Phil Sutcliffe.

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