A Thousand Years

Christina Perri
Chords used in this song: Am, C, D, Em, G
Am
C
D
Em
G

Capo III

[Intro]
G  D  Em  D  C  Em  G  D


[Verse]
C
Heartbeats fast
           G
Colors and promises
          Em
How to be brave
          D         G    C
How can I love when I'm afraid to fall
                  G
But watching you stand alone
          Em             D     G       C
All of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow
         Em     D~
One step closer


[Chorus]
G
I have died everyday waiting for you
Em
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
       C
For a thousand years
                 D              G
I love you for a thousand more


[Verse]
C
Time stands still
          G
Beauty in all she is
          Em
I will be brave
           D    G       C
I will not let anything take away
                   G
What's standing in front of me
      Em
Every breath
      D        G       C
Every hour has come to this
         Em      D~
One step closer


[Chorus]
G
I have died everyday waiting for you
Em
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
      C
For a thousand years
                 D
I love you for a thousand more


[Chorus 2]
G
And all along I believed I would find you
Em
Time has brought your heart to me
                       C
I have loved you for a thousand years
                 D
I love you for a thousand more


[Solo]
G  Em  C  D


[Bridge]
Am          Em    D     Am
   One step closer
         Em      D~
One step closer


[Chorus]
G
I have died everyday waiting for you
Em
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
      C
For a thousand years
                 D
I love you for a thousand more


[Chorus 2]
G
And all along I believed I would find you
Em
Time has brought your heart to me
                       C
I have loved you for a thousand years
                 D
I love you for a thousand more


[Outro]
C  Em  C  Em  D    C~