Tears For Fears talks ahead of their gig at Arena Birmingham
He’s raw. And we both know that. Throughout our interview, emotions are just below the surface, waiting to bubble up. We skirt around the obvious – that Roland Orzabal’s wife, Caroline, died earlier this year. The singer and songwriter is a single man for the first time in 35 years. He wishes he were anything but. But tact and diplomacy are uppermost in our thoughts. And so, instead, we talk in some sort of code, moderating our language out of respect, being sensitive and empathetic by turn.