A Thousand Years Uke tab by Christina Perri

5 Chords used in the song: Bb,Dm,Eb,F,Cm

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"A Thousand Years"

INTRO: Bb Bb Dm Dm Eb Eb F F

Bb Bb
Heart beats fast

Dm Dm
Colors and promises

Eb Eb
How to be brave?

F F Bb Bb
How can I love when I'm afraid to fall?

Dm Dm
But watching you stand alone,

Eb Eb F F Cm Cm
All of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow.

Cm Cm F F
One step closer

[Chorus:]

Bb Bb
I have died every day waiting for you

Dm Dm
Darling, don't be afraid I have loved you

Eb Eb
For a thousand years

F F
I'll love you for a thousand more

Bb Bb

Bb Bb
Time stands still

Dm Dm
Beauty in all she is

Eb Eb
I will be brave

F F Bb Bb
I will not let anything take away

Dm Dm
What's standing in front of me

Eb Eb
Every breath

F F Cm Cm
Every hour has come to this

Cm Cm F F
One step closer

[Chorus:]

Bb Bb
I have died every day waiting for you

Dm Dm
Darling, don't be afraid I have loved you

Eb Eb
For a thousand years

F F
I'll love you for a thousand more

Bb Bb
And all along I believed I would find you

Dm Dm
Time has brought your heart to me

Eb Eb
I have loved you for a thousand years

F F Bb Bb Dm Dm Eb Eb F F
I'll love you for a thousand more

Cm Cm F F
One step closer

Cm Cm Eb Eb F F
One step closer

[Chorus:]

Bb Bb
I have died every day waiting for you

Dm Dm
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you

Eb Eb
For a thousand years

F F
I'll love you for a thousand more

Bb Bb
And all along I believed I would find you

Dm Dm
Time has brought your heart to me

Eb Eb
I have loved you for a thousand years

F F
I'll love you for a thousand more


OUTRO: Bb Bb Dm Dm Eb Eb F F Bb Bb

 

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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. Read more on Last.fm.