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Mad World (ver. 1) by Gary Jules - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
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Mad World would achieve a second round of success beginning almost twenty years later, after it was covered by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules for the film Donnie Darko (2001). While the Tears for Fears version featured various synthesizers and percussion, the Andrews/Jules version was stripped down. Instead of a full musical backing, it used only a set of piano chords, a cello, and modest use of a vocoder on the chorus. Their version was originally released on CD in 2002 on the film's soundtrack, but an increasing cult following spawned by the movie's DVD release finally prompted Jules and Andrews to issue the song as a proper single. The release was a runaway success in late 2003, becoming the Number One single over the Christmas holiday in the UK, a feat Tears for Fears themselves never accomplished. The music video has been very popular on Youtube, garnerning over 11 million views as of 2009..    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Gary Jules (born March 19; 1969 in Fresno; California as Gary Jules Aguirre) is an American singer-songwriter; best known for his cover of Tears for Fears- third single -Mad World-; which he recorded together with friend Michael Andrews for the cult film Donnie Darko. It became the UK Christmas Number One single of 2003. Since then it has been used on popular American TV shows; and most recently in the commercial for the Xbox 360 video game Gears of War.Some of his early projects bands were The Ivory Knights; Our Town Pansies; Woodenfish; Kofi; The Origin; -Invisible-; -No poetry;- and -Heroes and Heroin.- Mad World would achieve a second round of success beginning almost twenty years later, after it was covered by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules for the film Donnie Darko (2001). While the Tears for Fears version featured various synthesizers and percussion, the Andrews/Jules version was stripped down. Instead of a full musical backing, it used only a set of piano chords, a cello, and modest use of a vocoder on the chorus. Their version was originally released on CD in 2002 on the film's soundtrack, but an increasing cult following spawned by the.
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