Tears for Fears Singer Performs ‘Mad World’ With His Daughter and She Blows It Out of the Park
Designer Tory Burch was a huge Tears for Fears fan when she was growing up, and she is currently friends with band member Curt Smith. She wanted to share something uplifting on her Instagram page to encourage her followers during this difficult time, so she reached out to Curt and asked if he would record himself performing a song from his home in Los Angeles.
Curt agreed, but he wasn’t the only one who was going to perform. His daughter, Diva, who is also a musician, agreed to do a duet with her dad, and they chose to perform the song “Mad World.” Honestly, we can’t think of a more appropriate song for our current circumstances. Burch agrees. She wrote, “Hard to imagine a song that seems more relevant right now.”
Listen to Curt and Diva perform “Mad World” in the video below. Fair warning: it’s hauntingly beautiful, and you might find yourself reaching for a tissue or having this song stuck in your head for the rest of the day.
In just a few days, this video has already been viewed more than 3 million times, and viewers are raving about it. One comment reads, “I’ve never truly appreciated this song as much as now.” Another person wrote, “I literally got chills when her harmony vocal came in. Gorgeous.”
Besides being blown away by Diva’s gorgeous voice, viewers have also commented about what a sweet moment this is for father and daughter to share. “I love seeing the moments that will live in a child’s mind for decades!!! When she is 70 and hears this song it will take her right back to this moment with papa! :)” Another viewer commented, “This is how I imagined parenthood would be.”
Watch the video below to hear Curt and Diva discuss the popularity of their “Mad World” duet and if they would consider performing another song together.
If you’re looking for more musical entertainment during quarantine, there is quite a lot available. Broadway fans should definitely check out “Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration.” Adam Sandler fans can enjoy his new quarantine song, and the kids can learn how to wash their hands with their friend Baby Shark.
If Curt and Diva decide to perform another song from their home, what song do you think they should sing?