A Thousand Years Uke tab by Christina Perri

5 Chords used in the song: C,Am,F,G,Dm

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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 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

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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.