Counting stars    (video)

 

Am                         C

Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep,

G                                                    F

    dreaming about the things that we could be.

        Am                      C

But, baby, I've been, I've been playing hard,

G                                                         F

    sitting, no more counting dollars, we'll be counting stars.

 

                 F                       Am

+  Yeah, we'll be counting stars.           +  Am - C - G - F (2x)

 

                   Am                                     C

1. I see this life like a swinging vine, swing my heart across the line

G                                                 - F

    and my face is flashing signs,         seek it out and you shall find.

    Am                                   C

    Oh, but I'm not that old, young, but I'm not that bold,

   G                                             - F

    I don't think the world is sold,        I'm just doing what we're told.

 

Am   - C                                 G                        F

     I........I feel something so right, doing the wrong thing.

Am   - C                                    G                      F

     I........! feel something so wrong, doing the right thing.

F

    I could lie, could lie, could lie,

     F                     Dm                                 (Am)

    everything that kills me makes me feel a(live).

 

Am                         C

Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep,

G                                                    F

    dreaming about the things that we could be.

        Am                      C

But, baby, I've been, I've been playing hard,

G                                                         F

    sitting, no more counting dollars, we'll be counting stars.

Am                         C

Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep,

G                                                    F

    dreaming about the things that we could be.

        Am                      C

But, baby, I've been, I've been playing hard,

G                                                         F                                     Am

    sitting, no more counting dollars, we'll be. we’ll be counting stars.

 

+  Am - C - G - F

 

                    Am                             C

2. I feel the love and I feel it burn down this river, every turn,

      G                                        F

    hope is a four-letter word, make that money, watch it burn.

    Am                                   C

    Oh, but I'm not that old, young, but I'm not that bold,

    G                                             F

    I don't think the world is sold, I'm just doing what we're told.

 

Am    - C                                  G                       F

     I........! feel something so wrong, doing the right thing.

F

    I could lie, could lie, could lie,

     F                      Dm                                        (Am)

    everything that downs me makes me wanna (fly).

 

+  CHORUS

 

     Am

+  Take that money, watch it burn,

    Am

    sink in the river the lessons I learn. (4x)

 

      F                     Dm                          (Am)

+  Everything that kills me makes feel a(live).

 

+  CHORUS

 

     Am

+  Take that money, watch it burn,

     C

    sink in the river, the lessons I learn.

      G

    Take that money, watch it burn,

     F

    sink in the river the lessons I learn.

 

     Am

+  Take that money, watch it burn,

     C

    sink in the river the lessons I learn.

      G

    Take that money, watch it burn,

     F     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

    sink in the river, the lessons I learn.

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (One Republic)