Mateus Asato shares blissful instrumental reimagining of Tears For Fears’ Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Mateus Asato
(Image credit: Mateus Asato/YouTube)

In the past few months, Mateus Asato – despite being in the midst of an indefinite Instagram hiatus – has slowly but surely been ramping up his content output. After appearing on Annalé's Goodbye, the neo-soul master then released his own song The Cure, and covered both The Beatles’ In My Life and Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.

Now, the undisputed champion of quick-fire instrumental covers has returned with yet another dreamy six-string snippet: a blissful rendition of the Tears for Fears classic, Everybody Wants To Rule The World.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.