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Great Job, Internet!: Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith lends his voice to this folksy dulcimer cover

Back in August, Arkansas musician Ted Yoder captured the internet’s heart with his lovely hammered dulcimer cover version of “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” by Tears For Fears. Displaying his considerable skill on an arcane, obscure instrument, Yoder transformed the 1985 synth pop smash into a delicate, ethereal folk tune. The song’s familiar, durable melody proved remarkably adaptable to the hammered dulcimer, and Yoder’s video became a viral hit.
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