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Everybody Wants To Rule The World chords

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"Everybody Wants To Rule The World" - Tears For Fears

(Standard Tuning / No Capo)

This is based off the original, studio recorded version (https://youtu.be/R-O3kYrDPbI).

[Chords]
A/D   xx022x
G/D   xx000x
Gmaj7 3x0002
A6    x02222
D/C   x30232

This is the riff that shows up throughout the song.  Those are frou groups of triplet eighth-notes over
the song's 4/4 shuffle tempo.  You could consider the song to be in 12/8.  In that case, those
are simply eighth-notes.  The ' ' notes are held over from the previous note.

e|- -5----7---5-- -5---7---5--|
B|-----7----7-------7----7----|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

[Intro]
A/D  G/D  [4x]

[Verse 1]
A/D  G/D
         Welcome to your life
A/D  G/D
         There's no turning back
A/D  G/D
         Even while we sleep
A/D  G/D
         We will find you

Em             F#m
Acting on your best behavior
G6                F#m
Turn your back on mother nature
Em   F#m   G6       A         A/D  G/D  A/D  G/D
Everybody  wants to rule the world

[Verse 2]
A/D  G/D
         It's my own design
A/D  G/D
         It's my own remorse
A/D  G/D
         Help me to decide
A/D  G/D
         Help me make the

Em              F#m
Most of freedom and of pleasure
G6           F#m
Nothing ever lasts forever
Em   F#m   G6       A
Everybody  wants to rule the...

[Bridge]
G                         D           A
There's a room where the light won't find you
G                        D          A
Holding hands while the walls come tumbling down
G                     D      A
When they do I'll be right behind you

Em            F#m
So glad we've almost made it
G6          F#m
So sad they had to fade it
Em   F#m   G6       A        
Everybody  wants to rule the...

[Instrumental Bridge]
   Gmaj7   D  A6  [4x]
...world
   Bm7  D/C  Bm7  D/C  Gmaj7  A6

[Guitar Solo]
A/D  G/D  [4x]

Em                 F#m
I can't stand this indecision
G6             F#m
Married with a lack of vision
Em   F#m   G6       A      
Everybody  wants to rule the..

Em              F#m
Say that you'll never never never never need it
G6           F#m
One headline why believe it?
Em   F#m   G6       A        Gmaj7  D  A6  Gmaj7  D  A6
Everybody  wants to rule the world

Em              F#m
All for freedom and for pleasure
G6           F#m
Nothing ever lasts forever
Em   F#m   G6       A        A/D  G/D
Everybody  wants to rule the world

            
            
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