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Monday, 23 May 2011

Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World

'Everybody Wants To Rule the World' is a song by the British New Wave band Tears for Fears.

It was the band's ninth single release in the United Kingdom (the third from their second LP: Songs from the Big Chair) and seventh UK Top 40 chart hit, peaking at number two in April 1985.

In the U.S., it was the lead single from the album and gave the band their first Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, remaining there for two weeks. It also reached number-one on both the Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance Singles Sales charts in the U.S.

Ironically, considering the song's overwhelming success, 'Everybody Wants To Rule the World' was somewhat of an afterthought during the recording of Songs from the Big Chair. According to Roland Orzabal, he initially regarded the song as a lightweight that would not fit with the rest of the album. It was producer Chris Hughes who convinced him to try recording it, in a calculated effort to cross over into American chart success.

Orzabal would later reveal in a radio interview that the beat from the song was "borrowed" from another UK Top 40 chart hit: 'Waterfront', by Simple Minds who were recording their album Sparkle in the Rain in the studio next door.

Orzabel said that the song was written and recorded in two weeks and was the final track to be added to the Songs from the Big Chair album. The shuffle beat was alien to our normal way of doing things. It was jolly rather than square and rigid in the manner of 'Shout', but it continued the process of becoming more extrovert.

As was the case with the three hit singles from Tears for Fears' debut LP The Hurting, the song featured bassist Curt Smith on lead vocals.

Click the link below to download the following:

Single Version
12 inch Remix
Album Single Mix
Chosen Few Mix
Extended Version
Hot Tracks Mix
Intrumental Version
Spriral Tribe Remix Project
Urban Mix
Pharaohs - B-Side
Interview with Kurt and Roland - Limited Edition Single Extra Track


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