The original version of Fear clocked at 13 minutes, but was later reduced to 9:39, because most of the band members felt uncomfortable with the long ending consisting of keyboards.
Keyboardist André Andersen has been the winner of the BURRN! magazine annual readers' poll several times in the 90s and had stayed in the top 20 since then.
The track "Autograph" on the album Moving Target (1995) contains a melody written by former Soviet Union progressive rock band Autograph, and therefore is considered as Andre Andersen's tribute to that band.
The name originated from a painting seen in a museum by the founding member/keyboardist Andre Andersen.