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Christina Perri
A Thousand Years
2011
Submitted by: paramore_fans@yahoo.com

Key: Bb

Tuning: Standard EADGBE

Chords used:
Bb     x13331
F/A    x032xx
F      133211
Gm     355333
Eb     x68886
Cm     x35543
Bb/D   x587xx


[Intro]Bb  F/A Gm  F Eb  F  

[Verse 1]
Eb
Heartbeats fast
           Bb/D
Colors and promises 
          Gm
How to be brave 
          F/A
How can I love when 
Bb   Eb
I'm afraid to fall 
                  Bb/D
But watching you stand alone
          Gm
All of my doubt suddenly 
F/A   Bb      Cm
goes away somehow 
         Gm F
One step closer 

[Chorus 1]
Bb
I have died everyday 
        F/A
waiting for you
Gm
Darling don't be afraid 
       F
I have loved you 
      Eb
For a thousand years 
                 F
I love you for a thousand more

[Post Chorus] Eb  

[Verse 2]
Eb
Time stands still
          Bb/D
Beauty in all she is 
          Gm
I will be brave
           F/A
I will not let 
Bb       Eb
anything take away 
                   Bb/D
What's standing in front of me 
      Gm
Every breath
      F/A      Bb      Cm
Every hour has come to this 
         Gm F
One step closer

[Chorus 1]
Bb
I have died everyday 
        F/A
waiting for you
Gm
Darling don't be afraid 
       F
I have loved you 
      Eb
For a thousand years 
                 F
I love you for a thousand more

[Chorus 2]
    Bb
And all along I believed 
        F/A
I would find you
           Gm 
Time has brought
your heart to me 
       F
I have loved you 
      Eb
for a thousand years 
                    F
I'll love you for a thousand more 

[Interlude] Bb  F/A Gm  F Eb  F  

[Bridge]
Cm         Gm F
  One step closer
Cm         Gm F/A
  One step closer 

[Chorus 1]
Bb
I have died everyday 
        F/A
waiting for you
Gm
Darling don't be afraid 
       F
I have loved you 
      Eb
For a thousand years 
                 F
I love you for a thousand more

[Chorus 2]
    Bb
And all along I believed 
        F/A
I would find you
           Gm 
Time has brought
your heart to me 
       F
I have loved you 
      Eb
for a thousand years 
                    F
I'll love you for a thousand more 

[Outro] Eb  Bb/D  Eb  Gm F  Eb(hold)

            
            
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matty4unet 32 Jul 10, 2013 05:09 PM

Me and a friend made a cover of this, im playing guitar and she is singing.... comment, like and shar :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mb5pMFbubM

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