Tears For Fears Biography

One of the biggest bands in the 80s


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Tears for Fears

Tears for Fears are an English pop band that sold more than twenty-two million albums.

With hits like ‘Mad World’, ‘Seeds Of Love’ and ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’, Tears For Fears were one of the biggest bands around in the 80s.

The last time Tears For Fears released an album (‘Everybody Loves A Happy Ending’) it reached #8 in the UK charts. This was in 2004, the year after Gary Jules had a Xmas #1 with his cover version of ‘Mad World’.

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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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