Rule The World

Album: Beautiful World: Tour Souvenir Edition (2007)
Charted: 2

Songfacts®:

  • In its debut week in the UK charts in October 2007, this achieved the third highest one week sale of 2007. However, as the highest selling single of the year at that stage - Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" - was released the same week, "Rule The World" was prevented from entering the UK chart at #1.
  • This is featured in the film Stardust during the closing credits. The film's director Matthew Vaughan asked Take That if they would be interested in writing a song for the film. Gary Barlow recalls in The Daily Mail May 4, 2007: "We live near each other in London so I said: 'Come along to our place at 6 and I'll give you our answer.' Matthew came at 6 and in that time we'd composed and written a song. We played it for him and now it's going to be in the film."
  • This was the biggest seller of 2007 in the UK not to reach #1 on the singles chart.

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