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Everybody Wants To Rule The World Ukulele Chords by Tears For Fears

by Per Kjeller
Everybody Wants To Rule The World Ukulele Chords by Tears For Fears

Everybody Wants To Rule The World Ukulele Chords by Tears For Fears. The chords used in this song are A/D, G/D, Emin, F#min, A, and G. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Everybody Wants to Rule the World” is a seminal song by the British band Tears for Fears, released in 1985 as part of their second album, “Songs from the Big Chair.” Written by Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, and Chris Hughes, the song is known for its catchy melody, sophisticated lyrics, and the blend of new wave and pop rock elements.

The song quickly became a major hit and is one of Tears for Fears’ most recognizable and enduring tracks. The lyrics of “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” reflect on themes of power, control, and the complexities of human ambition, set against a backdrop of a smooth and rhythmic musical arrangement. The song’s signature opening guitar riff, along with its synthesizer backdrop and the compelling vocal delivery, contributed to its wide appeal.

“Everybody Wants to Rule the World” achieved significant commercial success, topping charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom. It became an anthem of the mid-1980s, capturing the spirit of the era with its blend of melodic pop and deeper, introspective lyrics.

The song received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Brit Award for Best Single in 1986. Its music video, which features various global landscapes and symbols of power and freedom, further cemented the song’s popularity and helped it become a staple of 1980s music culture.

An interesting aspect of “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” is its continued relevance and popularity decades after its release. The song’s exploration of themes like ambition and control resonates with contemporary audiences, and it has been covered and sampled by various artists across different genres. Its presence in films, television shows, and commercials has also contributed to its status as a timeless classic.

The song exemplifies Tears for Fears’ ability to create music that is both catchy and thought-provoking, making “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” a standout track in the history of pop and new wave music.

 

Everybody Wants To Rule The World Ukulele Chords by Tears For Fears

Original recording is between the key of D, and the key of Eb. This makes it hard to play along with the recording. This version is in the key of D for easy playability.

VERSE 1:

A/D          G/D        Welcome to your A/Dlife     G/D   

There’s no turning A/Dback   G/D  

Even while we A/Dsleep G/D   
We will find you

CHORUS 1:

EminActing on your F#minbest behaviour

GTurn your back on F#minmother nature

EminEveryF#minbody   Gwants to Arule the A/Dworld   G/D   

VERSE 2:

A/D          G/D       It’s my own deA/Dsign   G/D   

It’s my own reA/Dmorse   G/D  

Help me to deA/Dcide   G/D  

Help me make the…

CHORUS 2:

EminMost of freedom F#minand of pleasure

GNothing ever F#minlasts forever

EminEveryF#minbody   Gwants to Arule the world      

BRIDGE:

GThere’s a room where the Dlight won’t Afind you

GHolding hands while the Dwalls come Atumbling Gdown

When they do I’ll be Dright beAhind you

CHORUS 3:

EminSo glad we’ve F#minalmost made it

GSo sad they F#minhad to fade it

EminEveryF#minbody   Gwants to Arule the A/Dworld   G/D   

CHORUS 4:

EminI can’t stand this F#minindecision

GMarried with a F#minlack of vision

EminEveryF#minbody   Gwants to Arule the…       

CHORUS 5:

EminSay that you’ll F#minnever, never, never, never need it

GOne headline F#minwhy believe it?

EminEveryF#minbody   Gwants to Arule the Dworld G      D        

CHORUS 6:

EminAll for freedom F#minand for pleasure

GNothing ever F#minlasts forever

EminEveryF#minbody   Gwants to Arule the A/Dworld   G/D   

 

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