RELEASE
October 06, 1995
LABEL
Epic
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock

Album Review

The second Tears for Fears album following Curt Smith's departure finds Roland Orzabal treading water (and self-consciously deep water at that). Long removed from the simple, melodic melancholy of the band's early work and abandoning the mid-period Beatles-influenced pop, Raoul and the Kings of Spain often borders on progressive rock. There's some genuinely pretty music, like the piano-driven ballad "Secrets," with its soaring guitar line, and the gentle "Sketches of Pain."
Tom Demalon, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Raoul and the Kings of Spainhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fraoul-and-the-kings-of-spain%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558358%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  2. Falling Downhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Ffalling-down%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558402%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  3. Secretshttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fsecrets%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558419%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  4. God's Mistakehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fgods-mistake%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558471%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  5. Sketches of Painhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fsketches-of-pain%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558592%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  6. Los Reyes Católicoshttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Flos-reyes-catolicos%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558648%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  7. Sorryhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fsorry%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558658%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  8. Humdrum and Humblehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fhumdrum-and-humble%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558698%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  9. I Choose Youhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fi-choose-you%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558703%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  10. Don't Drink the Waterhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fdont-drink-the-water%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558722%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  11. Me and My Big Ideashttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fme-and-my-big-ideas%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558763%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  12. Los Reyes Católicos (Reprise)http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004070010074436&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Flos-reyes-catolicos-reprise%252Fid257558352%253Fi%253D257558771%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
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