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Tears For Fears Postpone U.K. Tour Until 2019 Due to Health Concerns

by VVN Music

Tears For Fears have been forced to pull the plug on their U.K. and Ireland tour due to "unforeseen health concerns".

There is no word on who is suffering in the group but the dates, which will continue to include Alison Moyet, are now set for the beginning of 2019.

Also in the statement from the band is the fact that they are working on their first album of new material in fourteen years which they hope to release in the autumn.

The tour had been scheduled to start on April 27 in Leeds, England and was in support of their hits collection Rule the World: The Greatest Hits.

Tears for Fears is Roland Orzabal and Chris Smith.

The full statement:

Tears for Fears have been forced to postpone their forthcoming sold out UK & Ireland arena tour due to unforeseen health concerns and on doctor’s orders. The tour, due to start April 27th in Leeds, and finish May 12th in Brighton has been rescheduled for early 2019.

Tears for Fears apologise to their fans and are extremely sorry for any inconvenience caused.

They look forward to working on finishing material for their first new album in fourteen years, with the hope of releasing it this autumn.

Tickets for 2018 remain valid for that city’s rescheduled 2019 show, except for Glasgow and Birmingham where the venues have changed and customers will be issued with new tickets by their point of purchase.

For all shows if you are unable to attend the rescheduled date, please contact your point of purchase for a refund by Sunday 13th May 2018. Head to for more info.

Note Tears For Fears appearance at the Bath Festival 26th May has also been cancelled.

Tears For Fears rescheduled dates are as follows (with Alison Moyet remaining as a very special guest):

January 2019
31st - Ireland, Dublin, 3Arena
February 2019
Feb 2nd - Liverpool, Echo Arena
Feb 3rd - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Feb 4th - Brighton, Brighton Centre
Feb 6th - London, The O2
Feb 7th - Bournemouth, Bournemouth International Centre
Feb 9th - Leeds, First Direct Arena
Feb 11th - Glasgow, The SSE Hydro
Feb 12th - Birmingham, Genting Arena
Feb 13th - Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena