Roland Orzabal

1961 - Today

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Roland Orzabal (born 22 August 1961) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as a co-founder of Tears for Fears, of which he is the main songwriter and joint vocalist, but he has also achieved success as a producer of other artists such as Oleta Adams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roland Orzabal has received more than 2,176,178 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Roland Orzabal is the 1,215th most popular singer (down from 1,066th in 2019), the 3,484th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,009th in 2019) and the 139th most popular British Singer.

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  • 58.27

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  • 19

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  • 3.31

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  • 2.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Roland Orzabal ranks 1,215 out of 3,541Before him are Chayanne, M.I.A., Helen Shapiro, Little Eva, John Kay, and Alma Cogan. After him are Nina Persson, Tefta Tashko-Koço, Dimash Kudaibergen, Flora Purim, Tina Charles, and Feist.

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Among people born in 1961, Roland Orzabal ranks 209Before him are Yordanka Donkova, Aaron Sorkin, Ignazio Cassis, Paul McCrane, Laurent Cantet, and Solveig Dommartin. After him are Toru Yoshikawa, Joe Lando, Larry Mullen Jr., Yannick Dalmas, Catherine Oxenberg, and Hideo Nakata.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roland Orzabal ranks 3,484 out of 6,924Before him are Barry Jackson (1938), M.I.A. (1975), Helen Shapiro (1946), Peter F. Hamilton (1960), Anne Treisman (1935), and Alma Cogan (1932). After him are Joe Jordan (1951), Richard Llewellyn (1906), Samuel Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood (1880), Albert Hill (1889), George Holyoake (1817), and Andrew Planche (1727).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Roland Orzabal ranks 139Before him are Peter Sinfield (1943), Lonnie Donegan (1931), Peter Murphy (1957), M.I.A. (1975), Helen Shapiro (1946), and Alma Cogan (1932). After him are Tina Charles (1954), Mick Hucknall (1960), Pete Ham (1947), Lisa Stansfield (1966), Sandy Denny (1947), and Cilla Black (1943).