Don’t Look Back Into The Sun chords



You can learn how to play Don’t Look Back Into The Sun by The Libertines!

Only released as a single, Don’t Look Back Into The Sun is The Libertines’ signature song.

As a band steeped in controversy, The Libertines are perhaps more famous for their off-stage, drug-fuelled antics than their music.

Luckily, With Don’t Look Back Into The Sun, the band showed they can craft a sing-along garage-rock punk classic.

The Libertines are no one-hit wonder, their fans would have you know there are many more songs to discover by this party all-night band.

Let’s take a look at how they crafted this one.


Don’t Look Back Into The Sun chords and lyrics


||: N.C :|| x4
||: G | D | Em | D | C | D | G | D :|| x3

| G | D | Em | D |
Don’t look back into the sun, now you know that the time is come.
| C | D | G | D |
And they said that it would never come for you, oh oh oh oh.
| G | D | Em | D |
Oh my friend you haven’t changed, you looking rough and living strange.
| C | D | G | D |
And I know you’ve got a taste for it too ah oh oh.

| C | C | G | G |
They will never forgive you but they won’t let you go, oh no.
| C | C | D N.C | N.C |
She will never forgive you but she won’t let you go, oh no.

| G | D | Em | D |
Don’t look back into the sun, you’ve cast your pearls but you’re on the run.
| C | D | G | D |
And all the lies you said, who did you save?
| G | D | Em | D |
And then they played that song at the death disco, it started fast but it ends so slow.
| C | D | G | D |
And all the time it reminded me of you.

| C | C | G | G |
They will never forgive you but they won’t let you go (let me go).
| C | C | D N.C | N.C |
She will never forgive you but she won’t let you go, oh no.

||: G | D | Em | D | C | D | G | D :||

| C | C | G | G |
They will never forgive you but they won’t let you go (let me go).
| C | C | D N.C | N.C |
She will never forgive you but she won’t let you go, oh no.

||: G | D | Em | D | C | D | G | D :||
| G | D | Em | D | C | D | G | G |


Don’t Look Back Into The Sun chord progression

The completely diatonic chord progression is extremely simple.

The verse/chorus consists of two movements, the first is I – V – VI – V. G – D – Em – D.

The second movement is IV – V – I – V. CDGD.

For the bridge, we go from IV – I – IV – V. CGCD.

The intro, instrumental, and outro have the same chords as the verse/chorus.

This makes Don’t Look Back Into The Sun’s chords easy to memorize, and if you like pop/punk/garage-rock, an excellent beginner song.

Many are the indie rock cover bands that have this one on their Saturday setlist.


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