Artist Christina Perri
Album Human - Single
Genre(s)
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Intro: Ab  Eb  Db     

Ab     Eb       Db             
I can hold my breath
Ab     Eb       Db      
I can bite my tongue
Ab           Eb                Db     
I can stay awake for days if that's what you want
Ab       Eb      Db     
Be your number one


Ab     Eb      Db     
I can fake a smile
Ab     Eb       Db     
I can force a laugh
Ab               Eb                Db     
I can dance and play the part if that's what you ask
Ab        Eb     Db     
Give you all I am


      Fm7
I can do it
      Eb    
I can do it
      Db    
I can do it


             Fm7  Db    
But I'm only human
      Ab                 Eb                 
And I bleed when I fall down
         Fm7  Db     
I'm only human
      Ab                 Eb                 
And I crash and I break down
                 Fm7                Db    
Your words in my head, knives in my heart
             Ab                   Eb    
You build me up and then I fall apart
         Fm7 Db     Ab Eb     Db    
I'm only huma--------------n


Ab     Eb       Db      
I can turn it on
Ab    Eb      Db      
Be a good machine
Ab              Eb                   Db      
I can hold the weight of worlds if that's what you need
Ab       Eb     Db      
Be your every-thing


      Fm7
I can do it
      Eb    
I can do it
         Db    
I'll get through it


             Fm7  Db    
But I'm only human
      Ab                 Eb                 
And I bleed when I fall down
         Fm7  Db     
I'm only human
      Ab                 Eb                 
And I crash and I break down
                 Fm7                Db    
Your words in my head, knives in my heart
             Ab                   Eb    
You build me up and then I fall apart
         Fm7 Db     Ab Eb     Db    
I'm only huma--------------n


         Fm7
I'm only human
         Eb    
I'm only human            
             Db            Ab  Eb      Db     
Just a little huma--------n


Ab     Eb       Db      
I can take so much
 Ab        Eb      Db      
'Til I've had   enough


               Fm7  Db    
Cause I'm only human
      Ab                 Eb                 
And I bleed when I fall down
         Fm7  Db     
I'm only human
      Ab                 Eb                 
And I crash and I break down
                 Fm7                Db    
Your words in my head, knives in my heart
             Ab                   Eb    
You build me up and then I fall apart
         Fm7 Db     Ab Eb     Db    
I'm only huma--------------n
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32 Comments

  1. cheesecake

    i recommend you play -1 and then put a capo on the first fret, if you want to sing in regular key.

  2. Tunetube

    If you are and advanced ukulele player and want to sing along while playing, +5 is a nice key to sing in

  3. +4

  4. Lysmonster

    I really enjoyed learning and playing this song. I think it’s good for going from easy and basic chords (C, G, Em, Am, and F) to more difficult ones, which is exactly what I did.

  5. if you take it -1, switch em7 to em

  6. ukutab25cass

    I enjoy singing this song while playing +4. It’s the easiest by far, but if you want a little bit of a challenge, do -1. This would be a good song to sing in your free time. I’m sitting on my bed, under the covers signing, and playing this beautiful song. I give a shout out to all of Christian Perri’s songs. She’s an amazing song artist. Thank you for writing this song. It was amazing.

  7. +4 is the easiest !!! by far ;)

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