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10 Best Songs of the Week: Jay Som, The Divine Comedy, Whitney, Temples, and More

Plus Blanck Mass, Bon Iver, Japanese Breakfast, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 07, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were several notable albums announced this week, which meant some strong opening singles to choose from, as well as a few album tracks. More

Japanese Breakfast Shares Cover of Tears For Fears’ “Head Over Heels”

Single Out Now via W Records, Proceeds Go to the ACLU

Jun 05, 2019

Japanese Breakfast (Michelle Zauner) has shared a cover of the Tears For Fears classic "Head Over Heels" (from 1985). It was recorded for W Records, which is an imprint of W Hotels, and all proceeds are going to the ACLU, and follows "Essentially," a brand new song Japanese Breakfast released via W Records back in April (it was one of our Songs of the Week). More

Apr 16, 2019

Last night Weezer stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform their cover of Tears for Fears' 1985 hit "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," from their recent covers album, Weezer (The Teal Album). But they did so with some special guests, Tears for Fears themselves. More

Sep 29, 2014

Closing out a string of select tour dates this past weekend at the Project Pabst Music Festival in Portland, new wave veterans Tears for Fears delivered a live cover of Radiohead's "Creep" for the attending crowd. More

Dec 17, 2013

Hot on the heels of Tears for Fears sharing a cover of Animal Collective's "My Girls," Matthew Dear has inexplicably shared his own cover of Tears for Fears' 1983 single "Pale Shelter."  More

Dec 17, 2013

To help kickstart the creative process of working on their first record since their 2004 reunion album Everybody Loves A Happy Ending, new wave veterans Tears for Fears began recording a number of covers from some of their favorite contemporary artists. More

Listen: Tears for Fears - “Ready to Start” (Arcade Fire Cover)

Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal Revisit The Suburbs

Aug 20, 2013

While fans of Arcade Fire continue to wait with bated breath for the next tease pertaining to the group's upcoming fourth album, they will be surprised to learn that '80s new wave duo Tears for Fears have shared an astoundingly good cover of "Ready to Start," taken off the band's Grammy-winning LPThe Suburbs. More

Nov 04, 2010

(Under the Radar's Summer 2010 Issue is a special issue named the Wasted on the Youth Issue that features musicians and actors talking about their childhood memories and things they loved when they were kids. We're also posting web-exclusive essays that were not printed in the issue, including this one by Emma Pollock, former member of Scotland's The Delgados, but now a solo artist.) More

Watch Ted Leo and the Pharmacists Cover Tears for Fears

Do "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" for A.V. Club's Undercover Series

Mar 16, 2010

The A.V. Club debuted a new web series today entitled Undercover. It will showcase 25 indie acts tackling 25 classic tunes every Tuesday. More