• Song:

    We Are The Dead

  • Artist:

    David Bowie

WE ARE THE DEAD from Diamond Dogs

INTRO:  Gm  Bb  F
        Gm (355333@1)Bb (x1333x@1)F (133211@1)Gm (355333@1)              Bb (x1333x@1)     FSomething (133211@1)kind of hit me today, I looked at you and 
Dm (xx0231@1)            D (xx0232@1)           Eb (x43121@3)BbWondered (x1333x@1)if you saw things my way
F (133211@1)         D (xx0232@1)        Gm (355333@1)People will hold us to blame
   Gm7      Eb (x43121@3)    C (x32010@1)      FIt (133211@1)hit me today, it hit me today
      Gm (355333@1)      Bb (x1333x@1)         FWe're (133211@1)taking it hard all the time
                     Dm (xx0231@1)     D (xx0232@1)          Eb (x43121@3)             BbWhy (x1333x@1)don't we pass it by, just reply you've changed your mind
      F (133211@1)               D (xx0232@1)         GmWe're (355333@1)fighting with the eyes of the blind
Gm7       Eb (x43121@3)  C (x32010@1)       F (133211@1)       Eb (x43121@3)Dm (xx0231@1)BbTaking (x1333x@1)it hard, taking it hard, yet now
   Ab (xx1114@1)             F# (244322@1)   F (133211@1)                 CWe (x32010@1)feel that we are paper, choking on you nightly
     Bb (x1333x@1)            Ab (xx1114@1)          F# (244322@1)              FThey (133211@1)tell me son, we want you, be elusive, but don't walk far
          C (x32010@1)             Bb (x1333x@1)      Ab (xx1114@1)                 F#For (244322@1)we're breaking in the new boys, deceive your next of kin
           F (133211@1)               C (x32010@1)         Bb (x1333x@1)       AbFor (xx1114@1)you're dancing where the dogs decay, defecating ecstasy
               F# (244322@1)        FYou're (133211@1)just an ally of the leecher
  C (x32010@1)           Bb (x1333x@1)               Ab (xx1114@1)             F#Locator (244322@1)for the virgin King, but I love you in your fuck me pumps
         F (133211@1)               CAnd (x32010@1)your nimble dress that trails
    Bb (x1333x@1)               Ab (xx1114@1)              F# (244322@1)             FOh, (133211@1)dress yourself, my urchin one, for I hear them on the rails
           C (x32010@1)           Bb (x1333x@1)         AbBecause (xx1114@1)of all we've seen, because of all we've said
F# (244322@1)       D (xx0232@1)C (x32010@1)D (xx0232@1)CWe (x32010@1)are the dead

Gm (355333@1)              Bb (x1333x@1)         FOne (133211@1)thing kind of touched me today
                    Dm (xx0231@1)           D (xx0232@1)          Eb (x43121@3)BbI (x1333x@1)looked at you and counted all the times we had laid
F (133211@1)          D (xx0232@1)              GmPressing (355333@1)our love through the night
Gm7          Eb (x43121@3)   C (x32010@1)          FKnowing (133211@1)it's right, knowing it's right
Gm (355333@1)           Bb (x1333x@1)          FNow (133211@1)I'm hoping some one will care
              Dm (xx0231@1)        D (xx0232@1)        Eb (x43121@3)  BbLiving (x1333x@1)on the breath of a hope to be shared
F (133211@1)             D (xx0232@1)         GmTrusting (355333@1)on the sons of our love
     Gm7          Eb (x43121@3)  C (x32010@1)          F (133211@1)       Eb (x43121@3)Dm (xx0231@1)BbThat (x1333x@1)someone will care, someone will care, but now

Ab (xx1114@1)            F# (244322@1)       F (133211@1)                         CWe're (x32010@1)today's scrambled creatures, locked in tomorrow's double feature
Bb (x1333x@1)            Ab (xx1114@1)        F# (244322@1)             FHeaven's (133211@1)on the pillow, its silence competes with hell
       C (x32010@1)              Bb (x1333x@1)           Ab (xx1114@1)             F#It's (244322@1)a twenty four hour service, guaranteed to make you tell
        F (133211@1)                 CAnd (x32010@1)the streets are full of press men
        Bb (x1333x@1)             AbBent (xx1114@1)on getting hung and buried
        F# (244322@1)      F (133211@1)          C (x32010@1)              BbAnd (x1333x@1)the legendary curtains are drawn round Baby Bankrupt
    Ab (xx1114@1)                   F#Who (244322@1)sucks you while you're sleeping
         F (133211@1)          CIt's (x32010@1)the theater of financiers
            Bb (x1333x@1)          AbCount (xx1114@1)them, fifty round a table
F# (244322@1)                 FWhite (133211@1)and dressed to kill
     C (x32010@1)               BbOh (x1333x@1)caress yourself, my juicy
       Ab (xx1114@1)               F#For (244322@1)my hands have all but withered
   F (133211@1)               C (x32010@1)               Bb (x1333x@1)             AbOh (xx1114@1)dress yourself my urchin one, for I hear them on the stairs
           F# (244322@1)          FBecause (133211@1)of all we've seen
C (x32010@1)        BbBecause (x1333x@1)of all we've said
D (xx0232@1)        C (x32010@1) DWe (xx0232@1)are the dead
C (x32010@1)        D (xx0232@1) C (x32010@1)DWe (xx0232@1)are the dead
C (x32010@1)        D (xx0232@1) C (x32010@1)D (xx0232@1)CWe (x32010@1)are the dead

OUTRO:  Gm  Bb  F

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