Advice For The Young At Heart

Album: The Seeds Of Love (1989)
Charted: 36 89


  • This was the third single from the highly popular Seeds of Love album. The song is mainly about newlyweds, along with their hopes, fears, and uncertainties about the future. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • This is the only song from the album with lead vocals from Tears for Fears co-lead vocalist Curt Smith.
  • Roland Orzabal, the other half of the duo, wrote this with Nicky Holland, who provided backing vocals and keyboards for the track. Orzabal said of the tune: "The song expresses a desire to grow up and get things together - to let go of the past. I think it's just an awareness of getting older, that's what it stems from. And also an awareness that certain aspects of you aren't getting older."

Comments: 3

  • Anderson Torres from Brasil Great .. ! Hugs from Brazil ..
  • R.c. from CaliforniaPeace To All! This album is right up there with an equally reflective album of the same year, Oranges & Lemons by XTC.
  • Phiilp from Beer Town, Withis album was a masterpiece. i recall reading somewhere that the duo spent millions on studiio time. i think these guys use as many tracks as possible.
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