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LAist Loves a Happy Ending

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We here at LAist may not want to rule the world (though from time to time we do fantasize about running this city for a while), but that doesn't make the lyrics of Tears for Fears any less true. Almost twenty years after their best-known hit, "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," they've moved on to make a new generalization about the entirety of humanity. Now they're insisting that Everybody Loves a Happy Ending. And in this case, at least, we do.

After an acrimonious split in the early 90's, Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal are back together, making music again, and they didn't even need the help of "Bands Reunited" to do it. The music is more of the same Beatles-obsessed psychoanalytical pop they're famous for, so if you liked it back in the day, you probably are grateful for the happy ending. If not, you'll probably want to go somewhere other than Tower Records on Sunset this Tuesday at 8:00 PM to pick up the new Nelly albums. That's because TFF will be performing a live in-store show to coincide with their new album's release.

If you preorder the CD today, you can get a wristband that'll guarantee you admittance tomorrow. And if you want to make sure you get in, that's not a bad idea. You can expect a big crowd on Tuesday...because everybody loves a free show.