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Roland Orzabal is a British singer-songwriter, musician, and producer, most famously known as one half of the internationally popular outfit Tears For Fears which he co-founded in 1981 with Curt Smith. Born in Plymouth, England, Orzabal's family moved to Bath when he was a child. As a teenager, he met Smith and the pair later formed the ska band Graduate in the late 1970s. The five-piece band released one album, 1980's Acting My Age and found minor success in continental Europe, but disbanded soon after as Orzabal and Smith formed Tears For Fears.The duo's first taste of success was in late 1982 when their third single, "Mad World" reached #3 in the UK. Further hits followed, and the band's debut album T... read more