Mancrab – Fish For Life (US 12″)

So got this from Mike and not had a clue about who it was, research uncovered it was actually half of Tears For Fears!!! Roland Orzabel and Ian Stanley were probably commissioned to do this track as it appeared in Karate Kid 2. It was written in the long period between Songs From The Big Chair (1985) and Sowing The Seeds of Love (1988) Funky and dabbling in the latest technology for 1986, it is unmistakably Tears For Fears when you hear the vocals and arrangement. It features vocals by Eddie Thomas Jnr. (Thomas was one of the dancers in the Everybody Wants To Rule the World video) A great 12″ mix by the way!

The video was directed by Nigel Dick, who also directed Tears for Fears videos as Shout, Everybody Wants to Rule the World and Head over Heels.

United Artists Records ‎– 4W9 05928SAM_2746

A1 Fish For Life 7:35
A2 Fish For Life (LP Version) 4:04
B Fish For Life (Instrumental Version) 4:21

7 responses

  1. Great Post, but sadly the highs (Vocals) are override and audible Distorsions 😦 … can U rerec. it? Thx!

    1. Another person who thinks free stuff should actually have to be recorded again for his own personal taste. Love the veiled compliment rest left me……..speechless.

    2. Best I can do – Take 2 –
      Hope this helps !!
      Apart from vinyl wear and most vinyl from are VG+ hardly close to near Mint or Mint! This actually had an adjustment of a weak voice boost (My apologies). Voice hiss is hard for me to eliminate or reduce and minimal adjustments are what I now do (loudness, Slight stereo and treble enhancement) and that’s my story and I’m sticking to it!!

      1. You are far too kind ! 🙂

  2. Hi, here is the person who not thinks free stuff should be to his personal taste! The Point is not about taste, its about sound … and it was only a ‘Question’… not more! Compliment is serious! Thx 2 Mike!

    1. The Point is that I appreciate your point 🙂

  3. I never even heard of this and I’m a huge TFF fan. Thanks so much for sharing it.

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