The Wanted releases ‘Rule The World’

New single and video available now

The Wanted have released their first new single in seven years, “Rule The World.” The highly anticipated single has the sound of a classic The Wanted hit, brought bang up to date for 2021. Written by Max from the band with Ari Leff and Michael Pollock, the song is an exhilarating and euphoric track busting with dance floor energy.

The Wanted recently announced that they are back together again after a seven-year hiatus and will be releasing their greatest hits album Most Wanted– The Greatest Hits on November 12th. They will also take part in a special 12 date arena tour of the UK in March 2022.

Tom, Max, Siva, Nathan and Jay recently delighted fans by performing together for the first time in seven years at Tom’s charity concert for Stand Up To Cancer — Inside My Head — at the Royal Albert Hall. The show was a huge success featuring artists such as Ed Sheeran, KSI, Liam Payne, McFly, Sigrid and Becky Hill, raising money for Stand Up To Cancer and the National Brain Appeal.

Most Wanted-The Greatest Hits is a collection of all the bands huge worldwide hits, many of which written by the band. The Wanted’s catalogue contains pop masterpieces including “Glad You Came” which amassed nearly four billion streams and was certified 5x platinum in the US as well “All Time Low” which hit No. 1 in the UK, along with the 2010 Comic Relief single “Gold Forever,” the theme song from the 2012 movie Ice Age: Continental Drift, “Chasing The Sun” and the soaring ballad “Heart Vacancy,” among other hits.

The Wanted first discussed getting back together in early 2020 to celebrate their 10th anniversary but the global pandemic got in the way. Then came the devastating and shocking news that one of the boys, Tom Parker, had been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Parker, in his characteristically no-nonsense manner, decided to turn a personal tragedy into something more positive and set out to make a documentary for Channel 4 and Stand Up To Cancer titled Tom Parker – Inside My Head both to raise awareness of the tell-tale signs of the disease and to explore new treatments and research.

The Wanted are one of Britain’s biggest pop bands, living a dream that has far surpassed even their most optimistic expectations and all with their best mates at their side. With over 12 million record sales worldwide, the band still boasts almost six million monthly listeners on Spotify and have a huge worldwide following on their social media platforms.

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