Gary Jules Biography

Gary recycled a Tears For Fears hit and got a Xmas #1


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Gary Jules

Gary Jules is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his cover of ‘Mad World’ by Tears For Fears. It became the UK Christmas number one single in ’03.

Following the worldwide success, Gary Jules kept selling his own CDs on CD Baby as well as the song being released through a record label.

CD Baby made Gary some serious cash out of this mad world and gave the aspiring artist a hot tip – Don’t sign the first contract you see!

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Mad World – Guitar Lesson

‘Mad World’ is a piano ballad in Dorian that in this arrangement has been adopted to just one acoustic guitar.

All chords are from the key of D major, however, D is not the home chord, Em is. This is why it’s ‘in Dorian’ where we call chord II home.

The intermediate course takes it all the way and explains how this is more common than you may believe.

Go to video lessons: Mad World chords.

Mad World – Lyrics

Mad WorldAll around me are familiar faces
Worn out places, worn out faces
Bright and early for their daily races
Going nowhere, going nowhere
Their tears are filling up their glasses

For complete lyrics, go to Mad World lyrics.

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