Depeche Mode - The Love Thieves chords version 1

Chords
Transpose
The song chords include some really awkward finger gymnastics thanks to the root notes,
are not too hard once you learn them.

{define: Dm7 -       xx0211 }
{define: Bbmaj7 -    x13231 }
{define: Bbm(maj7) - x13221 }
{define: Dm -        xx0231 }
{define: Bbm6/Db -   x43021 }
{define: C/G -       332010 } maybe use thumb for root note
{define: Bb -        x13331 } barred chord
{define: Gm7 -       353333 } barred chord
{define: G7/F -      123003 }
{define: Bbm6/F -    1x3023 }
{define: Fm6 -       133131 } barred chord

A lot of these chords you may want to experiment with, maybe they sound better leaving
some of the high string notes and just concentrating on the root notes to change the feel
the chord. Some of these very jazz-style chords seem to be transcribed directly from 
to guitar, making some of the hand shapes very difficult indeed, but they are 100%
if you want it to sound just like the song.

(low bass "heartbeat" rhythm at very start is a very low Bb)
start of song alternates between these two chords
Dm7   Bbmaj7


Bbmaj7Oh the tears that you weep,
Bbm(maj7)for the poor tortured souls,
Dmwho fall at your feet,
Bbm6/Dbwith their love begging bowls,
Dmall the clerks and the tailors,
C/Gthe sharks and the sailors,
Bball good at thier trades but,
Gm7they'll always be failures.
Bbm(maj7)Love needs it's martyrs,
G7/Fneeds it's sacrifices,
Bbm6/Fthey live for your beauty
Fm6and pay for their vices.
Bbm(maj7)Love will be the death of,
G7/Fmy lonely soul brothers,
Bbm6/Fbut their spirit shall live on in
Fm6the hearts of all lovers.
The remainder of the song follows same pattern, including guitar outro. Instrumental ad lib as follows: Bbm(maj7) G7/F
Bbm6/FFm6 (repeat section 4 times for ad lib
outro as follows: Bbm(maj7) G7/F Bbm6/F Fm6 other lyrics: Alms for the poor For the wretched desciples And the love that they swore With their hearts on the bible Beseeching the honor To sit at your table And feast on your holiness As long as they're able Love needs its martyrs Needs its sacrifices They live for your beauty And pay for their vices Love will be the death of My lonely soul brothers But their spirit shall live on in The hearts of all lovers Your holding court With your lips and your smile Your body's a halo Their minds are on trial Sure as adam is eve Sure as jonah turned whaler They're crooked love thieves And you are their jailor Love needs its martyrs Needs its sacrifices They live for your beauty And pay for their vices Love will be the death of My lonely soul brothers But their spirit shall live on in The hearts of all others Love will be the death of My lonely soul brothers But their spirit shall live on in The hearts of all others
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