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Lyrics and Chords

Intro: 0:01
G | G | Gm | Gm

Verse 1: 0:09
C D
    I must've dreamed a thousand dreams,
F G
    Been haunted by a million screams,
0:17
A# C
    But I can hear the marching feet
Dm
  They're moving into the street.

Verse 2: 0:25
C D
    Now did you read the news today?
F G
    They say that danger's gone away
0:33
A# C
    But I can see the fire's still alight
Dm
  There burning into the night.

Pre-chorus: 0:42
         C        Dm
There's too many men,
 Dm7      G
Too many people
        C         Dm     Dm7
Making too many problems,
     C        C          Dm   Dm7
And not much love to go round.
0:53
           G
Can't you see,
           C          Dm7  | Dm7 C
This is a land of confusion.

Chorus: 0:59
Dm7 A#         C
  This is the world
    Am        Dm
We live in, (Aaaah)
      A#           C
And these are the hands
       Am      Dm
We're given. (Ooooh)
1:08
A#            C
Use them and lets
        Am     Dm
Start trying (Aaaah)
    A#         C
To make it a place
       Am    G ->
Worth living in.

Instrumental: 1:16
G | G | Gm | Gm

Verse 3: 1:24
C D
    Oh superman, where are you now?
F G
    When everything's gone wrong somehow,
1:32
A# C
    The men of steel, the men of power
Dm
  Are losing control by the hour.

Pre-chorus: 1:41
  C          Dm
This is the time,
  Dm7         G
This is the place,
       C            Dm      Dm7
So we look for the future, but
         C        C          Dm   Dm7
There's not much love to go round.
1:52
          G
Tell me why
           C          Dm7  | Dm7 C
This is a land of confusion.

Chorus: 1:57
Dm7 A#         C
  This is the world
    Am        Dm
We live in, (Aaaah)
      A#           C
And these are the hands
       Am      Dm
We're given. (Ooooh)
2:07
A#            C
Use them and lets
        Am     Dm
Start trying (Aaaah)
    A#         C
To make it a place
       Am    G ->
Worth living in.

Instrumental: 2:14
G | G | Gm | Gm
2:23
Bm | Bm | E/B | E/B
Gmaj7/B | Gmaj7/B | D F#m/C#

Bridge: 2:37
Bm     E            Bm
  I remember long ago,
              E/B
Oo, when the sun was shining,
               Gmaj7/B
Yes, and the stars were bright
Gmaj7/B
All through the night.
2:51
         D             F#m/C#
And the sound of your laughter
Bm      E        G
  As I held you tight
          A# ->
So long ago.

Instrumental: 3:00
A# | A# | A# | A#
3:08
A# C | A# C | A# C | A# C
C:Dm Dm | Dm

Verse 4: 3:21
C D
    I won't be coming home tonight,
F G
    My generation will put it right.
3:29
A# C
    We're not just making promises
Dm
  That we know, we'll never keep.

Pre-chorus: 3:37
 C        Dm
Too many men,
         Dm7      G
There's too many people
        C         Dm     Dm7
Making too many problems,
     C        C          Dm   Dm7
And not much love to go round.
3:48
           G
Can't you see,
           C          Dm7  | Dm7 C
This is a land of confusion.

Chorus: 3:54
Dm7     A#         C
  Now this is the world
    Am        Dm
We live in, (Aaaah)
      A#           C
And these are the hands
       Am      Dm
We're given. (Ooooh)
4:03
A#            C
Use them and lets
        Am     Dm
Start trying (Aaaah)
    A#         C
To make it a place
       Am       Dm
Worth fighting for.

Chorus: 4:12
  A#          C
This is the world
    Am        Dm
We live in, (Aaaah)
      A#           C
And these are the names
       Am      Dm
We're given. (Ooooh)
4:20
  A#          C
Stand up and let's
        Am      Dm
Start showing (Aaaah)
 A#             C
Just where our lives
     Am    G ->
Are going to.

Coda: 4:28
G | G | Gm | Gm Gm:C | Dm!!

Key

key
Dm
original
key
D#m
D#m C#m
transpose
capo
on
1 fret
not in use
C
C#
D
D#
E
F
F#
G
G#
A
A#
B

Chord Fingerings

Official Music Video
Live 1986
Live 2007

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