16 Year Old Guitar Virtuoso Plays a Beautiful Cover of Tears for Fears’ ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’

Kent Nishimura Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Kent Nishimura, a 16 year old guitar virtuoso performed a beautiful, acoustic, fingerstyle cover of the incredibly prescient 1985 Tears for Fears song “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”.

Nishimura has covered other songs in a similar manner including “Purple Rain” by Prince, “Careless Whisper” by George Michael, ,”I Don’t Know Why” by Norah Jones, and of course, “Africa” by Toto.

via The Awesomer

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