A Happy Piano Cover of the Classic Tears for Fears Song ‘Mad World’ Played in a Major Key

Musician YAOG performed a happy piano cover of the classic Tears for Fears song “Mad World” by playing and singing it in a major key, a departure from the song’s original minor key.

The original version of the song.

The 2001 cover by Gary Jules and Michael Andrews for the cult film Donnie Darko

Lori Dorn
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