Tears For Fears is by far one of my favorite bands of all time, ever since I was a teen. When I heard they were going to play our fantastic outdoor venue, Levitt Denver, I almost could not believe it. THEN the legendary Garbage was the opening band? I just about lost it. 🤯
Everyone in attendance felt pretty much the same way. From the seats, way up to the back lawn, everyone was singing along, especially when Shirley was defiant to the thunderstorms during “Only Happy When It Rains.”
Roland Orzabal explained that he now had a kindred heart towards Colorado since he recently married a local gal, and was choked up speaking about it. He was also hoping for redemption with his new mother-in-law after hanging on the couch all through the pandemic.
And redemption it was. If you have not heard Tears For Fears’ new album, The Tipping Point, I highly recommend it. Much of it is about Roland’s grief from losing his first wife (also a childhood friend of Curt Smith’s) several years ago, so it was an emotional night all around. Especially when Carina Round (of Puscifer) came front and center for the back-to-back anthems “Woman In Chains” and “Bad Man’s Song.” I am not exaggerating when I say I got chills again just typing that.
The night was a gorgeous mix of old and new music, old and new friends – and one hell of a celebration of life.
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Garbage – Denver Concert Photos
Tears For Fears – Denver Concert Photos
Tears For Fears Setlist
Levitt Pavilion Denver // May 29, 2022
No Small Thing
The Tipping Point
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Sowing the Seeds of Love
Long, Long, Long Time
Break the Man
Rivers of Mercy
Suffer the Children
Woman in Chains
Break It Down Again
Head Over Heels / Broken
End of Night
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