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Tears For Fears Debut New Song ‘No Small Thing’

by Paul Cashmere on December 7, 2021

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Tears For Fears have released ‘No Small Thing’, another song from their upcoming album ‘The Tipping Point’.

‘The Tipping Point’ will be the first Tears For Fears album in 18 years.

“In early 2020, Curt and I sat down together with just a couple of acoustic guitars. The first time in decades. We needed a meeting of minds, a coming together psychically. We were literally going back to the drawing board looking for some depth, heart and soul with which to complete our album. Curt came up with this simple folk/country riff, a little bit Dylan, a little bit Johnny Cash, and then we were off. It was the complete opposite of what we had been trying to do for many years – searching for the elusive, modern hit single. We felt suddenly unencumbered, free if you like, no longer worrying about the market, about success, but drawing on influences from our childhoods. It was at this point that the whole album started opening up. ‘No Small Thing’ was the key, the thing that turned a red light green,” – Roland Orzabal

“‘No Small Thing’ feels like it could have been a song from a seventies or sixties acoustic folk album with how the track starts. The fact that we felt confident enough to go from there to the end of the song to where it’s just absolute mayhem speaks to that sense of freedom, and that’s our comfort zone musically.” – Curt Smith

The first taste of the new album was the title track in October.

‘The Tipping Point’ is due on 25 February 2022.

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