Tears for Fears - Suffer the Children Lyrics

Tears For Fears The Hurting cover art
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It's a sad affair
When there's no one there
He calls out in the night
And it's so unfair
At least it seems that way
When you gave him his life

And all this time he's been getting you down
You ought to pick him up when there's no one around
And convince him
Just talk to him
'cause he knows in his heart you won't be home soon
He's an only child in an only room
And he's dependent on you

And it seems so strange
That at the end of the day
Making love can be so good
But the Pain of birth
What is it worth
When it don't turn out the way it should
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Hurting
  • 2 Mad World
  • 3 Pale Shelter
  • 4 Ideas as Opiates
  • 5 Memories Fade
  • 6 Suffer the Children
  • 7 Watch Me Bleed
  • 8 Change
  • 9 The Prisoner
  • 10 Start of the Breakdown


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Roland Orzabal
    album: Track 6 in album The Hurting
    release date: 1983-3-7
    popularity : 91 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Pop
    styles: Alternative Rock/Synth-pop
    length: 3:54
    composer: Roland Orzabal
    lyricist: Roland Orzabal
    Album Information
    label: Phonogram
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin