Counting Stars (Ukulele Chords) – One Republic

How to play “Counting Stars” by One Republic on the ukulele. Including chords, lyrics, and tutorial.

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Counting Stars – Ukulele Chords

Note: The original song is in the key of C#m. If you want to play along with the recording, you can put a capo on the 4th fret.

Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
 
I see this l
Am 
ife like a swinging vine
 
Swing  
C 
my heart across the line
G 
In my face is flashing signs
 
Seek it out
F 
and you shall find
Am 
Oh, but I’m not that old,
 
Young, bu
C 
t I’m not that bold
G 
I don’t think the world is sold
 
I’m just do
F 
ing what we’re told
Am 
 
f
C 
eel something so r
G 
ight
 
Doing the wron
F 
 
thing
Am 
 
f
C 
eel something so w
G 
rong
 
Doing the
F 
right 
 
thing
F 
I could lie, could lie, could lie
F 
Everything that kills me makes me feel alive
Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
 
I feel the l
Am 
ove and I feel it burn
 
Down t
C 
his river, every turn
G 
Hope is a four-letter word
 
Make tha
F 
t money, watch it burn
Am 
Oh, but I’m not that old
 
Young, but I’m
C 
not that bold
G 
I don’t think the world is sold
 
I’m just  
F 
doing what we’re told
Am 
 
 
C 
feel something so  
G 
wrong
 
Doing the  
F 
right 
 
thing
 
I could  
F 
lie, could lie, could lie
F 
Everything that downs me makes me wanna fly
Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
Am 
Take that money
Am 
Watch it burn
Am 
Sink in the river
Am 
The lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sing in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sing in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sing in the river, the lessons are learned
F 
Everything that k
Dm 
ills me makes me feel alive
Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
Am 
Lately, I’ve been,  
C 
I’ve been losing sleep
D 
Dreaming about the things that  
F 
we could be
 
But b
Am 
aby, I’ve been, I
C 
’ve been playing hard,
G 
Said, no more counting dollars
F 
We’ll be counting stars, yeah we’ll be counting stars
Am 
Take that money, watch it burn
C 
Sing in the river, the lessons are learned
G 
Take that money, watch it burn
F 
Sing in the river, the lessons are learned
Am 
Take that money, watch it burn
C 
Sing in the river, the lessons are learned
G 
Take that money, watch it burn
F 
Sing in the river, the lessons are learnt

Counting Stars – Ukulele Tutorial