Friday 15th 2017f December 2017
updated: 10-Jun-2003



The Future Used To Be Better

Trans by:  Class of 79


Intro C F G x 2

C F
The sights I've seen, the things I've heard
C G
While sliding down the learning curve
C F
Their contract promised me the earth
C G
Through toothy grins and weasel words

C F G

C F
With normal jobs and normal lives
C G
They force us to this compromise
C F
Where labour lives and leisure dies
C G
And most of us get by


C F F7 G
But I remember the future used to be better
C F F7 G
I still remember, the future used to be better

C F G x 2 (with solo)


C F
Now voyager, what's left?
C G
You moved so fast you missed the best
C F
And all you got was out of breath
C G
You could call that success


C F F7 G
But I remember the future used to he better
C F F7 G
Do you remember? the future used to be better

C F G x 2

F G
Go on, admit it - you know you want to see
F G
All those blank pages in my diary


C F
I'm long on patience, short on cash
C G
My car and my computer crashed
C F
I’m halfway there and halfway back
C G
The world pissed on my purple patch
C F
The light's blocked out, now nothing grows
C G
They've dumbed me down with news and soaps
C F
The end result of all my hopes
C G
Paper cuts from the edge of the envelope

C F G


C F F7 G
But I remember
NC C F F7 G
When the future used to be better better

C F G x 2

C F F7 G
But I remember the future used to be better
C F F7 G
I still remember, the future used to be better
C F F7 G
Do you remember? The future used to be better

C F G x 4 (with solo)
C

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