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Everybody Wants to Rule the World


Tears for Fears

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One of the best songs of all time


Lovely video. Allow yourself to drift into it and enjoy.

80,s fan

a big thank you to itunes for including this brilliant eighties video,from a great eighties band tears for fears,my favourite of all time is mad world.which itunes have failed to include along with tears for fears other greatest hits pale shelter,and change,it would be nice if itunes could once do a eighties reunion which would include all of the eighties bands spanning from the 1980,s onwards including their vids.but once again great vid and great music.a must buy for any eighties fan.


Formed: 1981 in Bath, Somerset, England

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Tears for Fears were always more ambitious than the average synth pop group. From the beginning, the duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith were tackling big subjects — their very name derived from Arthur Janov's primal scream therapy, and his theories were evident throughout their debut, The Hurting. Driven by catchy, infectious synth pop, The Hurting became a big hit in their native England, setting the stage for international stardom with their second album, 1985's Songs from the Big Chair....
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