Whether you wanted a slavishly faithful "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" or a funked-up, extended jam on "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)," these two veteran acts covered all the bases.
Just after we compile a big list of "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" covers, here comes Brothertiger with a late entry. The Brooklyn-based synthpopper is recording a full-album cover of Tears For Fears' 1985 classic Songs From The Big Chair for Reimagine Music, a label that recruits contemporary indie-rockers to cover the classics. The…
Welcome to Gotcha Covered, a new biweekly column in which Nate Patrin revisits some of the most notable cover versions of a classic track. For a stretch of 1985 and 1986, "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" gave Tears For Fears a chance to do just that. The third single from their 1985…
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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. Show More Summary
In August 2016 we wrote about Ted Yoder, a truly talented hammer dulcimer player, who performed a seemingly flawless version of the Tears for Fears song “Everybody Wants to Rule the World“. As a result of the incredible popularity of this performance, singer Curt Smith and drummer Jamie Wollam traveled to Yoder’s Arkansas home where […]
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The contestant took on the Tears for Fears classic “Everybody Wants to Rule the World."
Ted Yoder, an extremely talented multi-instrumentalist who lives in Arkansas performed a brilliant cover of the Tears for Fears song “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” on the hammered dulcimer, lending gorgeous texture to the sound. The song has made quite a resurgence since Angela Moss (Portia Doubleday) performed a listless rendition in the “eps2.6_succ3ss0r.p12” […]
Everybody wants to use Lorde’s cover of Tears for Fears to showcase the race for the Iron Throne, but it doesn’t matter because the song keeps working. Read more...
Folk/rock musician Ted Yoder recently turned in an amazing live performance of the Tears for Fears 1985 classic Everybody Wants to Rule the World, played on a hammered dulcimer. His Journey, Kansas and ABBA covers are equally well d...
YouTube This cover of the now-classic Tears For Fears song is so good, with electric guitar and pedal steel trading off on the melody. iTunes: https://itun.es/us/gIehcb Bandcamp: https://marklettieri.bandcamp.com/ From the album Spark...Show More Summary
Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Everybody wants to rule the world–or, at the very least, discover the fundamental rules that rule the world. That’s why we have scientists. Statistical models are the heart of most scientific inquiry. Show More Summary
In November 2014, Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith of Tears For Fears gathered at the historic Village music studio to perform some of their most popular songs in a private show for Spotify Landmark. The band opened show with “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” in celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of their breakout album […]
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Daniel Barassi of Brat Productions has mashed together the music from “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before” by The Smiths with the vocals from “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” by Tears For Fears to create “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This Mashup Before”, a mix that came about […]
Ever wonder what it would sound like if the Smiths and Tears For Fears joined forces? Well, a surprisingly good new mashup of “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before” and “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” surfaced about a week ago to answer that burning question. It’s a combination of the […]
"Everybody wants to rule the world."
Total War: Warhammer builds on a pedigree base of The Creative Assembly’s best-selling strategy games. A new Total War: Warhammer teaser aired during the E3 2015 PC Gaming Show. Set to the strains of Lorde’s Everybody Want to Rule the World cover – not the first time it’s appeared in a game trailer – the […]