Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus

depeche mode ukulele tab

A popular one for covers, this one with versions by Marilyn Manson, Johnny Cash and Richard Cheese being the most famous.

When you do the pull-offs in this one, try to give the string a bit of a bend before letting go of it.

Suggested by UkeJill.

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  1. West September 21st, 2008 10:10 pm

    Excellent! my favourite ‘hunt feature is back! Top quality as usual!

  2. Connor September 22nd, 2008 7:38 am

    Awesome, You’re really getting back into the Riffs for the Ukulele again. Keep up the excellent work!

  3. Woodshed September 22nd, 2008 7:49 pm

    Connor and West: Thanks, guys. There are some really good riffs still to come.

  4. Andrew September 23rd, 2008 8:42 am

    Why does Richard Cheese link to Marilyn Manson?

  5. Woodshed September 23rd, 2008 6:33 pm

    Andrew: Because I refuse to proof read.

  6. Kenneth September 23rd, 2008 6:54 pm

    i LOVE this song!
    Thanks guys, your awsome!

  7. Ukulelezo September 23rd, 2008 9:37 pm

    Nice one! You so could have been my boyfriend in 1989.

  8. Kenneth September 23rd, 2008 10:56 pm

    if only i had been born by then !

  9. Ukulelezo September 23rd, 2008 11:15 pm

    Ouch. That comment was actually meant for Woodshed because if you weren’t born yet, then I am Mrs. Robinson.

  10. Woodshed September 24th, 2008 8:19 am

    Kenneth: You’re welcome. And my apologies for sexual harassment. There’s no controlling her.

    Ukulelezo: It’s a good job you clarified that. It’s clearly stated in the comment rules that cute girls are only allowed to flirt with me.

  11. Kenneth September 24th, 2008 12:33 pm

    Ahh i see im new to this, only got my uke last week.
    And its all really my fault anyway with my assumptions( or however its spelt)

  12. Tommacg September 24th, 2008 6:56 pm

    great tab! this is great fun to play:P kudos Woodshed

  13. Woodshed September 24th, 2008 8:07 pm

    Kenneth: Don’t worry about it. Enjoy your ukeing.

    Tommacg: Thanks!

  14. Nick March 8th, 2009 10:40 pm

    Thanks a lot for this!
    I bought a Ukulele yesterday and I’m loving it.
    I was wondering, how do you continue this song during the verses? Do you just play the same riff (unlike in the real version) or are there some chords available?

    Cheers and thanks again!

  15. cardboardfrog April 4th, 2009 11:21 am

    really having a lot of fun, having decided i couldn’t finger pick for love nor money i’m learning many of these tabs good work woodshed

  16. Woodshed April 7th, 2009 4:00 pm

    Glad you’re getting to grips with them, cbf.

  17. George September 5th, 2009 10:14 pm

    I’m one of those guys who’s been given a baby blue Makala and is finally finding out how much fun it can be, because to this site – thanks for your help!

    Just one question, as I love Depeche Mode so very much and desire to play this greatly: what does the little dot with the sorta forward slash next to it mean? I’ve trawled the site and downloaded the 101, but it eludes me…

  18. Woodshed September 13th, 2009 8:41 am

    George: That’s a rest (i.e. you don’t play anything at all).

  19. chapati October 9th, 2012 2:46 am

    i’m having a bit of trouble pulling the singing and playing together!

    can i ask, do you play these same chords all the way through? any other advice on timing?

    many thanks!

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