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Tears For Fears - The Hurting (Half Speed Master)

Tears For Fears - The Hurting (Half Speed Master)

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Tears For Fears - The Hurting (Half Speed Master)

Label: UMR/EMI - ARHSLP011 - 0602577683114
Format: Vinyl, LP
Country: UK
Released: 9th June 2023
Genre: New Wave / Post Punk
Style: New Wave / Post Punk


Tears for Fears debut album The Hurting was released on 7 March 1983, and peaked at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart in its second week of release. The album reached Platinum status in January 1985. The album contains Tears for Fears’ first three hit singles – “Mad World”, “Change”, and “Pale Shelter” – all of which reached the top five in the UK.

This half speed was engineered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using a half-speed mastering technique which produces a superior vinyl cut.


Side A
The Hurting
Mad World
Pale Shelter
Ideas as Opiates
Memories Fade

Side B
Suffer the Children
Watch Me Bleed
The Prisoner
Start of The Breakdown
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