"Head over Heels" is a song by the British new wave band Tears for Fears. It was the bands tenth single release in the United Kingdom (the fourth taken from their second LP Songs from the Big Chair) and eighth UK Top 40 hit, peaking at No. 12 in July 1985. In the United States, it was the third single from the album and continued the bands run of hits there, peaking at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. A limited edition four-leaf clover shaped picture disc was issued for the singles release in the UK. The song was also an international success, reaching the Top 40 in several countries. "Head over Heels" had been developed nearly two years prior as part of a segue with the song "Broken", which was previously a stand-alone B-side to the 1983 "Pale Shelter" single. As the two songs share the same piano/synth motif, "Head over Heels" eventually came to be sandwiched in between two bookend parts of "Broken" in live performances. This placement carried over to the final track listing of the Big Chair LP, with a studio recording of "Broken" preceding "Head Over Heels" and a live reprise of "Broken" (recorded at the concert which was released on the "In My Minds Eye" VHS) following it. The song features Roland Orzabal on lead vocals, with Curt Smith singing a couple of lines in the background during the second verse.