I played everything; piano , mellotron , mini marimba , xylophone , ukulele , organ. I also brought in two female vocalists Sam Shelton and Tori Haberman. But no guitar because Richard said no guitar or drums; he just wasn't into it. I was down with that - I've played guitar my whole life. Like many of his role models for soundtrack composing such as John Barry and Ennio Morricone , Andrews wanted to put a song on his otherwise instrumental score.
He eventually chose "Mad World", as Tears for Fears were one of his and childhood friend Jules' favourite bands growing up.
Despite being critically acclaimed, Donnie Darko was not a commercial success, but it sold very well on DVD and became a cult film , and demand grew for Andrews and Jules' cover of "Mad World" to be released as a proper single.
This prompted Andrews to give the song an official release. Jules said that he believed the song was easy for people to relate to: "I think it's a really beautiful example of a person struggling with the fact that life is mad.
I honestly think it's one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard and the way it's stripped down now just pins people. The music video was directed by Michel Gondry. It begins with an aerial shot of a school; the bell rings and children go out onto the pavement.
The rest of the video sees the children forming different shapes whilst Jules stands on the roof and watches from above. On two occasions the camera pans towards Jules looking down at the children, whilst a third pan away sees Andrews playing a piano as the song ends. The video has over million views since it was uploaded to YouTube on 9 January He and his daughter Diva performed an acoustic guitar rendition of "Mad World" using the style of Jules and Andrews, uploading the video to YouTube.
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Contemporary reviews of the album were mixed. In Smash Hits magazine, Fred Dellar gave the album a positive review and stated that "there's no doubting the talent on display. He described the album's music as "just the sort of doom laden dross you'd expect from the lyrics: rehashed and reheated hollow doom with a bit of Ultravox here, diluted Joy Division poured everywhere, and the title track sounding suspiciously like one of the old pompous outfits with a welter of mellotrons — Barclay James Harvest per chance?
However, he observed that "the Tears for Fears formula — to translate childhood traumas into adult romance with Freudian fanaticism — is ludicrously laboured but, crucially, their lyrical lethargy is salvaged by what really sells them; their structural invention In the US David Fricke of Rolling Stone said that "Tears for Fears stand out among the current crop of identikit synth-pop groups by virtue of their resourceful, stylish songwriting and fetching rhythmic sway.
Granted, the adolescent angst and bleak, pained romanticism of singer-instrumentalists Curt Smith and Roland Orzabel [ sic ] sometimes come off as an adequate imitation of Joy Division, at best. But for every lapse into sackcloth-and-ashes anguish on The Hurting , the duo's debut album, there is a heady, danceable pop tune like "Change" Tears for Fears may be too concerned with their own petty traumas, but it is a testimony to their refined pop instincts that they manage to produce this much pleasure from the pain.
Later, retrospective reviews regarded the album more highly. Reviewing the reissue for Q , Andrew Collins said, "Despite its occasional bum note, The Hurting remains a landmark work For the 30th anniversary edition in , Danny Eccleston of Mojo pondered, "Has there ever been a more thoroughly miserable mainstream pop album than The Hurting?
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