Lorde's full Hunger Games cover revealed (+audio)

Lorde's Tears For Fears cover has been revealed.
Lorde's Tears For Fears cover has been revealed.

Lorde's cover of Everybody Wants to Rule the World has been praised by the original performers of the song, Tears For Fears.

"I think it's absolutely amazing. But then I love her, I think she's brilliant," Tears For Fears' Curt Smith told MTV Hive about Lorde's cover of the 1985 single, which appears on the soundtrack for Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

"We love it when other people cover our stuff. Sometimes we steal them and use their version live."

Smith said the concept behind the song was "quite serious": "It's about everybody wanting power, about warfare and the misery it causes."

Other arists to appear on the Catching Fire soundtrack include The National, Of Monsters and Men, Coldplay and Diplo.

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