Following their triumphant concert on Radio 2 and a sold-out show at The Royal Albert Hall, Tears For Fears have announced plans for their first UK and Ireland Tour since 2005 with 8 dates in 2018, including an appearance at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on May 4.
Having sold 30 million albums worldwide, performed to countless sold out audiences, and won various awards, Tears For Fears aka Roland Orzabal [vocals, guitar, keyboards] and Curt Smith [vocals, bass, keyboards] are one of the most influential bands to have come out of the UK.
Their catalogue of classic albums include the gold-certified debut The Hurting , quintuple-platinum BRIT Award-winning Songs from the Big Chair , and Seeds of Love  and a string of huge hits, including classics such as “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” “Shout,” “Mad World,” “Head Over Heels” and “Woman In Chains.”
Tears For Fears recently announced the release of their first career-spanning Greatest Hits album, Rule The World which is out November 10th on Virgin/EMI. Not only does Rule The World feature all the aforementioned hits and more, but it also boasts the first original music from the duo since 2004, the new single “I Love You But I’m Lost” and acoustic track “Stay”.
Joining Tears For Fears on all UK & Ireland dates is Alison Moyet. In a 35-year recording career, three-times BRIT Award-winner and Grammy-nominee, Alison Moyet, has released 9 solo studio albums and a further 3 compilations. 2017 sees Alison continuing to make adventurous lyrical electronic pop music with her critically-acclaimed album Other, and embarking on her biggest world tour for thirty years.
Tears For Fears play the following UK and Ireland Dates in 2018:
- Wed 2nd Dublin, 3Arena
- Fri 4th Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
- Sat 5th Birmingham, Arena Birmingham
- Mon 7th Glasgow, SEC Armadillo
- Tues 8th Liverpool, Echo Arena
- Thurs 10th London, The 02
- Fri 11th Bournemouth, Bournemouth International Centre
- Sat 12th Brighton, Brighton Centre
Tickets on sale November 3. Fans that pre-order ‘Rule The World’ via the bands official store will get access to a pre-sale for tickets to the tour. Orders must be placed by 4PM GMT on Monday October 30 to be eligible for a unique code. More details can be found here – https://music.tearsforfears.com/