Wishing I Was There Uke tab by Natalie Imbruglia

5 Chords used in the song: f, eb, bb, f, dm

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Intro:  F F     Eb Eb     Bb Bb     F F   (x2)

Verse:
F F Eb Eb
Take your hand and place it in my pocket

Flick your eyes back in their sockets
Bb Bb F F
Put those thoughts away sometimes they're much too loud
Eb Eb
I'll take a breath and cradle your sweet head
Bb Bb
Should've stayed at home in bed
F F
Put that face away I'm melting for you


Pre-Chorus:
Bb Bb
I know
Dm Dm
I get cold
F F
Cause I can't leave things well alone

Understand I'm accident prone
Bb Bb
Me
Dm Dm
I'll get free
Eb Eb Bb Bb
Every night the moon is mine


Chorus:
F F
But when the morning comes
Eb Eb
Don't say you love me
Bb Bb
Don't say you need me
F F
I really don't think that's fair

Boy I'm not so dumb
Eb Eb
But when you leave me
Bb Bb F F
I'll be wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there


Verse:
F F Eb Eb
I dreamt about another girl in bed with you

You just laughed and smiled
Bb Bb
Denied the proof
F F
We're fine till I think of the problem

I wish it made sense
Eb Eb
Like a joke that no one gets
Bb Bb
It's a life without regret
F F
I want to feel that way, forever and ever


Repeat Pre-Chorus

Repeat Chorus


Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there with you
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there with you

Eb Eb
Don't say you love me
Bb Bb
Don't say you need me
F F
I really don't think that's fair

Boy I'm not so dumb
Eb Eb/add9
But when you leave me
Bb Bb F F
I'll be wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there with you
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there
Bb Bb F F
Wishing I, wishing I, wishing I was there with you

 

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About this song

"Wishing I Was There" is a song by Natalie Imbruglia, released as the third single from the album Left of the Middle on May 31, 1998. The single found reasonable success, charting at #19 on the UK Singles Chart, and at various positions around the world. The song is Imbruglia's most successful live track.