Tag: Everybody Wants To Rule the World

20-Jun

This Day In Music, June 20th

On this day in 1985: Tears For Fears were enjoying their final few days at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Everybody Wants To Rule the World.” The song spent two weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100. The song was first released on March 18, 1985 by Phonogram, Mercury, and Vertigo Records, as […]

08-Jun

This Day In Music, June 8th

On this day in 1985: Tears For Fears started a two-week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’, the group’s first U.S. #1. In 1986, the song won Best Single at the Brit Awards. Band member and co-writer Roland Orzabal argued that the song deserved to win […]

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