A thousand years    (video)    (clip)

 

    G - D - Em - D - C - G - D

 

       C                                          G

1. Heart beats fast, colors and promises,

                        Em    G             D              G      C

    how to be brave, how can I love when I'm afraid to fall ?

                                   G

    But watching you stand alone,

                    Em    G              D         G           Am            D   Em D

    all of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow, one step closer.

 

G                               Bm

 I‘ve died every day waiting for you,

 Em                                          D

darling, don't be afraid, I have loved you

            C                                                D                      - C

for a thousand years, I love you for a thousand more.

 

     C                                        G

2. Time stands still, beauty in all she is,

                   Em  G             D     G        C

    I will be brave I will not let anything take away

                                   G

    what's standing in front of me,

                 Em     G        D            G         Am           D    Em D

    every breath, every hour has come to this, one step closer.

 

G                               Bm

 I‘ve died every day waiting for you,

 Em                                          D

darling, don't be afraid, I have loved you

            C                                                D

for a thousand years, I love you for a thousand more.

        G                         Bm

And all along I believed I would find you,

Em                                                              D

time has brought your heart to me, I have loved you,

            C                                                D

for a thousand years, I love you for a thousand more.

 

+  G - Em - C - D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Am          D   Em D   - Am           D  Em D

+     One step closer,          one step closer

 

+  CHORUS

 

+  C - Em - G    - C - Em - D     - C

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Cristina Perri)