A Thousand Years Uke tab by Christina Perri

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CAPO FIRST FRET
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VERSE 1:

C C
Heartbeats fast
Am Am
Colours and promises
F F
How to be brave
G G C C
How can I love when I'm afraid to fall
Am Am
But watching you stand alone
F G Dm--
All of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow
F F G G
One step closer


CHORUS:
C C
I have died everyday waiting for you
Am Am
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
F F
For a thousand years
G G
I love you for a thousand more

C C-pause

VERSE 2:
C C
Time stands still
Am Am
Beauty in all she is
F F
I will be brave
G G C C
I will not let in if it takes away
Am Am
What's standing in front of me
F F
Every breath
G G Dm Dm
Every hour has come to this
F F G G
One step closer

CHORUS:

C C
I have died everyday waiting for you
Am Am
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
F F
For a thousand years
G G
I love you for a thousand more
C C
And all along I believed I would find you
Am Am
Time has brought your heart to me I have loved you
F F
For a thousand years
G G
I love you for a thousand more


C C, Am Am, F F, G G

Dm Dm C C G G
One step closer
Am Am F F G G
One step closer

CHORUS

 

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bookwormNarcher avatar
How do you play with a capo on first frets? do you move all fingerings down one?
07 May 2020
chiakinanami avatar
This sounds right without a capo if you don't have one, and I use D DUDU
14 Mar 2020
c41r33 avatar
where the rest of the song
12 Aug 2019
Krishna_Sasha avatar
d dudu
23 Jun 2019
jaxrayboi avatar
I did dduu
01 May 2019
michishort avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Duchesne)
i did dstop dstop
18 Mar 2019
heygurlk avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Thornton)
wheres the rest of the song?!
25 Jun 2018
hanlee avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Beaverton)
what is the struming patern
10 Jun 2018
erbrewer avatar
I love playing this song. Thank you so much for this easy version.
30 May 2018
DoctorsGirl avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Palatka)
crying right now
22 Mar 2017
Yatzuuu avatar
flag for PH(ISO2) (Paranaque)
some chords were not appropriate....please change them...
23 Sep 2013
About this song

The A Thousand Years Songfacts says that Perri wrote this song based on the emotions that she felt reading about the star-crossed love affair between Edward and Bella throughout Stephenie Meyer's series of books. American singer/songwriter and musician Christina Judith Perri hails from Philadelphia, USA. 'A Thousand Years' was recorded for the movie 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn'. Christina will be releasing her second studio album this spring.