English boyband Take That released "Rule The World" as their fifith single from their fourth studio album "Beautiful World" on 21 October 2007 as digital single and 22 October 2007 as CD single. Polydor Records picked this pop rock and adult contemporary song as the final single from "Beautiful World".
"Rule The World" is the first song written by Take That specifically for a film. Matthew Vaughn, the director of Stardust, contacted Take That in the hope of getting them to write a song for the film. After seeing the film the band members agreed to write and perform a song. The band wrote the chorus of the song while they were in Spain. They played the song for Matthew Vaughn who included it in the end credits of the film. Gary Barlow performs lead vocals. The song is not included on the soundtrack for Stardust, nor on the original release of the album "Beautiful World".