"SOWING THE SEEDS OF LOVE" by TEARS FOR FEARS
by Mark Nobes, chief editor
The single entered the UK singles chart at No.9 on Aug 27 1989, climbing to No.6 on 3rd Sept and then to a peak position of No.5 on 10th Sept. The single also reached No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S,
Overall, Tears For Fears released three successful albums during the 80s. Their first album The Hurting was released in 1983 and made No.1 in the UK album charts and went Platinum (Gold in the U.S.)
Tears For Fears formed in 1981, after teenagers Roland Orzabel and Curt Smith met in their home city of Bath, England.