Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love (1989)
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"Sowing the Seeds of Love" is a song by the British group Tears for Fears. It was released as the first single from their ...
"Sowing the Seeds of Love" is a song by the British group Tears for Fears. It was released as the first single from their 1989 album, The Seeds of Love, and was a worldwide hit, topping the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart and reaching the top ten in Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In the United States, it reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Cash Box Top 100.
The music video was directed by Jim Blashfield, who had already made acclaimed videos for Joni Mitchell ("Good Friends"), Paul Simon ("The Boy in the Bubble") and Michael Jackson ("Leave Me Alone"). The video won two awards at the MTV Music Video Awards: Best Breakthrough Video and Best Special Effects. It was also nominated in the "Best Group Video" and "Best Postmodern Video" categories.