Saturday, 21 January 2012

Pale shelter (You don't give me love) - Tears for fears

For a long time I didn't understand how it all worked with the different versions of Tears for Fears' early single 'Pale shelter'. It is quite confusing, actually, as the song was re-released no less than three times.

But I've figured it out now. What you see here is the most recent re-release of the single. Subtitled 'You don't give me love', this version was released in 1985 after the success of the band's second album 'Songs from the big chair'. But... wait for it... It features the original version of the song! 'Pale shelter' was re-recorded for Tears for Fears' debut album 'The hurting', and that version was released as a single the second time around. However, this 12" single features the original single and 12" version, produced by Mike Howlett.

My collection: 12" single no. 290
Found: Record Exchange, London, October 1996
Cost: 3 pounds
Tracks: 'Pale shelter (extended version)' / 'Pale shelter', 'The prisoner'

1 comment:

  1. Beste Marcel,
    Ik lees je verhalen bij de singles die je plaatst altijd met veel plezier. Wat een schat aan informatie heb je inmiddels geplaatst!

    Ik heb je site gelinkt op mijn review site:
    Neem eens een kijkje, en als het je bevalt wil ik je vragen om een weder link.

    Eric Krull


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