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Gary Jules

Gary Jules

Gary Jules (born March 19, 1969 as Gary Jules Aguirre, Jr.) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his cover version of the Tears For Fears song "Mad World", which Gary recorded with friend Michael Andrews for the film Donnie Darko. It became the UK Christmas Number One single of 2003. Since then, Jules' version has been used on many American TV shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and House, as well as in a popular commercial for the critically acclaimed video game Gears of War.Jules was involved with a wide variety of bands and other projects in the early days of his career including The Ivory Knights, Our Town Pansies, Woodenfish, Kofi, The Origin, Invisible, No Poetry, and Heroes and Heroin. His 2003 residency at the Los Angeles Hotel Café helped develop the location as a successful singer/songwriter venue.Music videos"Mad World" Directed by Michel Gondry (2004)"Broke Window""Beautiful". Stop animation by Tony Clavelli. (2009)Television appearancesAppearances on television as himselfRI:SEAired December 16, 2003Friday Night with Jonathan RossEpisode #5.14 2003Top of the Pops"Mad World" with Michael Andrews. Aired December 19, 2003Top of the Pops NLEpisode #1.165 2004Today with Des and MelAired February 12, 2004The Tonight Show with Jay LenoAired March 29, 2004XETV Fox RoxApril 8, 2004Never Mind the BuzzcocksEpisode #14.7 2004SWR3 Ringfrei"Mad World"Last Call with Carson DalyAired June 5, 2007RTL German TVPerformed "Mad World" Aired January 22, 2010Television placementsCBS CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”Mad World” (Season 1, episode 1-Pilot. Aired October 6, 2000.)The WB Smallville“Mad World” (Season 2, episode 11-Visage. Aired January 14, 2003.)NBC Third Watch”Mad World” (Season 4, episode 15-Collateral Damage: Part 2. Aired February 10, 2003.)CBS Without A Trace"Mad World" (Season 2, episode 1-The Bus. Aired September 25, 2003.)ABC Alias”Something Else” (Season 3, episode 3-Reunion. Aired October 12, 2003.)CBS CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”Mad World” (Season 6, episode 2-Room Service. Aired September 29, 2005.)CBS CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”Mad World” (Season 6, episode 14-Killer. Aired February 2, 2006.)NBC Scrubs”Something Else” (Season 5, episode 21-My Fallen Idol. Aired May 2, 2006.)CBS CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”Mad World” (Season 6, episode 24-Way To Go. Aired May 18, 2006.)ABC Grey’s Anatomy”Falling Awake” (Season 3, episode 12-Six Days: Part 2. Aired January 4, 2007.)CBS Jericho”Mad World” (Season 1, episode 17-One Man’s Terrorist. Aired April 4, 2007.)ABC Brothers & Sisters“Falling Awake” (Season 1, episode 21-Grapes of Wrath. Aired May 6, 2007.)TV3 Colors en sèrie (Spain)”Mad World” (Negre: El túnel al final de la llum.2007)A&E The Cleaner”Mad World” (Season 1, episode 6-To Catch a Fed. Aired August 26, 2008.)CW 90210”Greetings from the Side” (Season 1, episode 9-Secrets and Lies. Aired November 4, 2008.)NBC Friday Night Lights”Beautiful” (Season 3, episode 13-Tomorrow Blues. Aired January 14, 2009.)NBC-Life"Been A Long Time" (Episode 215-I Heart Mom. Aired February 18, 2009)FX-Nip/Tuck"Mad World" (Season 6, episode 2 Enigma Aired October 21, 2009.)CW Life Unexpected”Falling Awake” (Season 1, episode 1-Pilot. Aired January 18, 2010.)ABC Private Practice”The Old Days Are Gone” (Season 3, episode 12-Best Laid Plans. Aired January 21, 2010.)ABC General Hospital”Mad World”Episode #1.11938 (19 November 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11939 (20 November 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11940 (23 November 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11941 (24 November 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11943 (30 November 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11945 (2 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11951 (10 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11952 (11 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11953 (14 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11956 (17 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11957 (18 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11958 (21 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11961 (28 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11962 (29 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11963 (30 December 2009) – FrancoEpisode #1.11964 (4 January 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11965 (5 January 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11966 (6 January 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11967 (7 January 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11968 (8 January 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11969 (11 January 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11984 (1 February 2010) – FrancoEpisode #1.11985 (2 February 2010) – FrancoFOX So You Think You Can Dance?”Mad World" (alternate version) (Season 7, week 7. Aired July 28, 2010.)ID Investigation Discovery Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets"Mad World (2011)SYFY Being Human"Mad World" (Season 1, Episode 9 Aired March 2011.)SYFY Helix"Mad World" (Season 1, Episode 9 "Level X" Aired February 28, 2014.)Movie placementsDigging to China (1998)"Greetings from the Side"Donnie Darko (2001)"Mad World"Catch and Release (2006)"Pills"Lost Islands (2008)"Mad World"Fireflies in the Garden (2008)"Greetings from the Side"The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)"Mad World"I Will Follow You Into The Dark (2010)"Mad World"Bez naslova, Serbian movie (2011)"Mad World"Mad World (2010)"Mad World"TrailersXbox 360 Gears of War-trailer (2006)"Mad World"The Cleaner (2008)"Mad World"The Crazies-trailer (2009)"Mad World"DocumentariesMichel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1) (2009)appears in the "Mad World" segmentJoseph Aguirre's "Next Year Country" (2009)soundtrack musicTheaterThe playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis refers to Gary Jules in his play The Little Flower of East Orange. This show, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman and starring Ellen Burstyn, premiered at the Public Theater in New York on April 6, 2008. The songs "Goodnight Billie" and "Little Greenie" were featured in the production. Specifically, in Act 1, Scene 3, the character Nadine plays "Little Greenie" and says "Okay...One time, I was gonna kill myself, but then I played this Gary Jules song like twenty-seven times." In the acknowledgments section of the Faber & Faber, Inc. published version of the play, Guirgis writes, "SPECIAL THANKS TO GARY JULES FOR THE MUSIC."

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