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Tears For Fears: Head Over Heels Meaning

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Song Released: 1985


Head Over Heels Lyrics

I wanted to be with you alone
And talk about the weather
But traditions I can trace against the child in your face
Won't escape my attention
You keep your distance via the system of touch
And gentle persuasion
I'm lost in admiration, could...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 26th report

    If people watched the video all the way through, you would see that they eventually wind up together. The last scene is the librarian bringing Roland coffee or something to his desk

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 16th 2017 report

    It is basically a romantic love song and one of the most simple tracks that Tears for Fears have ever recorded. It is a romance song that goes a bit perverse at the end.— Roland Orzabal from wikipedia. I watched it a few times, and I saw a little sparkle in his eye. His actions and eyes reminded me of someone. You are one blessed lady!

  3. anonymous
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    Aug 15th 2017 report

    My interpretation of this song is that Ronald Ozabal was truly trying to tell the woman in this song that he loves her and it's hard for him to be serious at times but when he was telling her he loved her he wasn't fooling around. I know that it might seem crazy but you can obviously see little sparkles in his eyes every time he looks up and down at the woman. Watch it a few times tell me you if you see that little sparkle in his eye. It's the sparkle I see every time I look into my boyfriend's eyes.

  4. anonymous
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    Jun 20th 2011 report

    For starters, Tears for Fears is a British band. In the 80's Brits didn't run around saying "Dude" like some bleached blonde California surfer.

    The song is simply about the man's confusion over being "head over heels" in love with a woman who want's nothing more than a physical relationship with no emotional ties.

    But he's being honest and telling her what he wants, laying it all on the line and leaving it up to luck (thus the 4 leaf clover reference towards the end)

  5. anonymous
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    Jan 16th 2011 report

    I think the song is about a gay guy who has falling for someone that he wishes was gay but isn't. If you listen to the song where he says I'm lost in admiration DUDE I need you this much. In the printed version it reads could instead of DUDE, but listen to the song.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway

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