Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Tears for Fears: The Hurting (Mercury)

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 12 March 1983

THE STORY so far...Roland and Curt are two everyday morose ex Joy Division fans. Sullen, sad and ashen faced they do not feel a part of this world and the idiocy of existence – the eating, the sleeping, the waking, all for what? More eating, sleeping and waking?

Total word count of piece: 731


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.