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Were Going Backwards chords

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Depeche Mode
"We're Going Backwards"

Standard tuning.

   F#m   E     Bm    G     A     D
e|--------------------------------------|
B|------------(3)---------------(7)-----| 
G|(2)---(1)----4----(4)---(6)----7------| Most of the chords can be played as 
D|-4-----2-----4-----5-----7-----7------| simple power chords,particularly in the verse
A|-4-----2-----2-----5-----7-----5------| 
E|-2-----0-----------3-----5------------|


[Intro]
F#m  E
F#m  E
F#m  E
F#m

[Verse]
            E    F#m
We are not there yet
        E   F#m
We have not evolve
        E    F#m
We have no respect
        E       F#m
We have lost control

[Pre-Chorus]
            E
We're going backwards
Bm
Ignoring the realities
      G
Going backwards
        E
Are you counting all the casualties?

F#m  E
F#m  E
F#m  E
F#m

[Verse]
            E    F#m
We are not there yet
         E       F#m
Where we need to be
       E        F#m
We are still in debt
         E    F#m
To our insanities

[Pre-Chorus]
            E
We're going backwards
Bm
Turning back our history
      G
Going backwards
E
Piling on the misery, ohh

[Synth Break]
  F#m                      E        F#m
e|5----5---5---5----5-------5----5---5---5----5-------|
B|---7---7---7----7---7-7------7---7---7----7---7-7---|
G|----------------------------------------------------| X2
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
       Bm
We can track it on the satellites
A
See all in plain sight
      F#m        E
Watch men die in real time
            D
But we have nothing inside
        Bm
We feel nothing inside
   F#m    E
Uh huh

[Synth Break]
  F#m                      E        F#m
e|5----5---5---5----5-------5----5---5---5----5-------|
B|---7---7---7----7---7-7------7---7---7----7---7-7---|
G|----------------------------------------------------| X2
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

[Verse]
            E    F#m
We are not there yet
        E        F#m  
We have lost our soul
              E     F#m
The course is being set
              E       F#m
We're digging our own holes

[Pre-Chorus]
            E
We're going backwards
Bm
Armed with new technology
      G
Going backwards
     E
To a cavemen mentality

[Synth Break]
  F#m                      E        F#m
e|5----5---5---5----5-------5----5---5---5----5-------|
B|---7---7---7----7---7-7------7---7---7----7---7-7---|
G|----------------------------------------------------| X2
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
       Bm
We can emulate on consoles
A
Killings we can control
F#m                   E
With senses that have been dulled
                D
Because there's nothing inside
        Bm  
We feel nothing inside
   F#m   E 
Uh huh

[Synth Break]
  F#m                      E        F#m
e|5----5---5---5----5-------5----5---5---5----5-------|
B|---7---7---7----7---7-7------7---7---7----7---7-7---|
G|----------------------------------------------------| Continue undderneath
D|----------------------------------------------------| Outro
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

[Outro]
       F#m
We feel nothing inside
        E       F#m             E
We feel nothing, nothing inside
        F#m
We feel nothing inside
        E        F#m            E 
We feel nothing, nothing inside
        F#m
We feel nothing inside
        E        F#m            E
We feel nothing, nothing inside
        F#m
We feel nothing inside
        E        F#m            E
We feel nothing, nothing inside
        F#m
We feel nothing inside
        E        F#m            E
We feel nothing, nothing inside
                F#m
Because there's nothing inside

E  F#m  
E 
                F#m
Because there's nothing inside

            
            
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FelixPL 115 Mar 23, 2017 07:28 AM

Looks good, but the first line should be "We are not there yet", not "We are the bigots".

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gilberti69 10 May 16, 2017 11:50 AM

Second chorus from DM website:

"We can emulate on consoles
Killings we can control
With senses that have been dulled
Because there’s nothing inside
We feel nothing inside"

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