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Want To Be Sad? Here are Some Mad World Cover Songs to Cry To.

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“Mad World” is a beautiful song for when you need to shed some tears especially when it comes to the Mad World Cover Songs. Read more about this Tears for Fears original song below on Switching Styles!!

Introducing This Very Mad World

This sad song was popularized by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules in an emotional version. The original song was released in 1982. Tears for Fears are an English pop-rock band based in Bath, United Kingdom in the early 80s bringing a new sound to the UK. Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith make up this rocking band. They cover a range of genres including RockPop musicNew wavePop rockSynth-popAlternative rockHard rockPost-punkSophisti-popPop.

They haven’t completely stopped making and performing music. Their newest album was released at the start of 2022. On 25 February, Concord Records released The Tipping Point. in November of 2021, they announced a US and UK summer tour starting in May 2022. Check out their website for up-to-date information.

Why Do We Listen To Sad Songs?

There’s a little bit of everything for someone to feel something. These sad songs are supposed to be sad so that we feel sad while listening to sad songs. Sometimes it’s good to be sad. There’s a release of all that tension and built-up emotion that’s been compounding.

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“In general, sad music is thought to cause us to experience sadness, which is considered an unpleasant emotion. As a result, the question arises as to why we listen to sad music if it evokes sadness. One possible answer to this question is that we may feel positive emotions when we listen to sad music,” explains Ai KawakamiKiyoshi FurukawaKentaro Katahira, and Kazuo Okanoya of the Tokyo University of the Arts.  

Did you know that you cry less as you get older? The human eye and more specifically the basal tear production slows down as we age.

Mad World Lyrics

Let the lyrics tug at your heartstrings with these covers of this incredibly sad and dramatic song. Mad world lyrics from Tears for Fears – Mad World Lyrics | AZLyrics.com.

All 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
No expression, no expression
Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow
No tomorrow, no tomorrow

And I find it kind of funny
I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you ’cause I find it hard to take
When people run in circles it’s a very, very
Mad world
Mad world
Mad world
Mad world

Children waiting for the day they feel good
Happy birthday, happy birthday
Made to feel the way that every child should
Sit and listen, sit, and listen
Went to school and I was very nervous
No one knew me, no one knew me
Hello teacher tell me what’s my lesson
Look right through me, look right through me

And I find it kind of funny
I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you ’cause I find it hard to take
When people run in circles it’s a very, very
Mad world
Mad world
Mad world
Mad world

And I find it kind of funny
I find it kind of sad
The dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you ’cause I find it hard to take
When people run in circles it’s a very, very
Mad world
Mad world

Mad World Cover Songs

Switching Styles has scoured the internet to find you the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the crowing achievement. Below are some of our personal favourite covers for your listening pleasure of “Mad World”.

“Mad World” Metal Cover By Black Empire

“Mad World” Metal Cover By Evestus

“Mad World” Cover By Melodicka Bros

“Mad World” Cover By Post Modern Jukebox Featuring Puddles Pity Party And Haley Reinhart

“Mad World” Cover By Chase Eagleson

“Mad World” Remix By Ian Storm And Silkandstones

“Mad World” Cover By Timmy Trumpet And Gabry Ponte

“Mad World” Cover By Peter Hollens

“Mad World” Cover By Andie Case

Final Thoughts on Mad World Cover Songs

Did you know that tears aren’t made up of water and salt? All tears contain enzymes, lipids, metabolites and electrolytes but not all types of tears are built the same. Emotional tears, unlike basal or reflex tears, have additional proteins and hormones such as prolactin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, Leu-enkephalin, potassium and manganese. However, science isn’t completely aware of exactly why. There are a few theories including self-regulation of the human body bringing it back to a homeostasis level or the body’s status quo.

Which one was the saddest cover, do you think? Comment your thoughts below!