Secret World Live in Paris

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Secret World Live in Paris
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Live album by Tears for Fears
Released 27 February 2006
Recorded 18 June 2005
Genre Pop rock
Length 57:05
Label XIII Bis Records
Tears for Fears chronology
Everybody Loves a Happy Ending
(2004)Everybody Loves a Happy Ending2004
Secret World Live in Paris
(2006)
Rule The World - The Greatest Hits
(2017)Rule The World - The Greatest Hits2017

Secret World – Live in Paris is a live album by the British band Tears for Fears, released on 27 February 2006 by the French record label XIII Bis.

The band's first official live album, it was recorded at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, during their 2005 world tour. The two-disc release contains a CD album along with a DVD video of the performance.

The CD also contains three additional studio tracks; the previously unreleased "Floating Down The River", a radio edit of "Secret World" (released as a promo single in France, taken from the band's sixth album Everybody Loves a Happy Ending) and "What Are We Fighting For?", a song written and originally included on Curt Smith's 1998 album Mayfield.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Secret World"Orzabal4:54
2."Call Me Mellow"Orzabal, Smith, Pettus3:45
3."Sowing the Seeds of Love"Orzabal, Smith6:51
4."Pale Shelter"Orzabal4:43
5."Closest Thing to Heaven"Orzabal, Smith, Pettus4:08
6."Mad World"Orzabal5:14
7."Everybody Wants to Rule the World"Orzabal, Stanley, Hughes4:27
8."Head over Heels"Orzabal, Smith4:12
9."Shout"Orzabal, Stanley6:32
10."Secret World (radio edit; bonus studio track)"Orzabal3:37
11."Floating Down the River (previously unreleased; bonus studio track)"Orzabal3:56
12."What Are We Fighting For (previously released on Curt Smith's 1998 Mayfield album; bonus studio track)"Smith, Pettus4:46

Tracks 1-9 recorded in Paris, 18 June 2005. Tracks 10-12 are studio recordings.

DVD listing[edit]

  1. "Secret World" (Orzabal)
  2. "Call Me Mellow" (Orzabal, Pettus, Smith)
  3. "Sowing the Seeds of Love" (Orzabal, Smith)
  4. "Pale Shelter" (Orzabal, Smith)
  5. "Closest Thing to Heaven" (Orzabal, Pettus, Smith)
  6. "Mad World" (Orzabal)
  7. "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" (Hughes, Orzabal, Stanley)
  8. "Head Over Heels" (Orzabal, Smith)
  9. "Shout" (Orzabal, Stanley)

Personnel[edit]

  • Roland Orzabal –, lead vocals on 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 and 9, rhythm guitar, additional lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Curt Smith – lead vocals on 4, 6 and 7, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Charlton Pettus – lead guitar
  • Doug Petty – keyboards
  • Nick D'Virgilio – drums

References[edit]