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Intro: C Cmaj7 Am Dm G G7

C                         Cmaj7
Hold me close and hold me fast
The magic spells you cast
                  Dm  G
This is La Vie en ros-e

When you kiss me heaven sighs
And though I close my eyes
                Gsus4 G7
I see La Vie en ros-e

C                         Cmaj7
When you press me to your heart
I'm in a world apart
a world where roses bloom

Dm                        C
And when you speak angels sing from above
Dm                     G
Everyday words seem to turn into love songs

C                           Cmaj7
Give your heart and soul to me
And life will always be
   Dm  G       C
La Vie en rose
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  1. This sounds great with my vocals! Thaaaank you, Jonas!:D

  2. Im fall in love with this song
    Thanks for make me happy agian

  3. an Emin triad E-G-B is just an inversion of a G6 G-B-E. Do you mean that you use the typical open G6, or is there some other change you’re making?
    A –2-
    E 0—
    C –2-
    G 0—

  4. hellowhatup1234

    @draeygo The tuning is the standard ukulele tuning: G C E A

  5. The_Potato_Master

    Wow!! Sounds awesome on the uke :D great and easy chords!!!!

  6. AnarchyPancake

    I feel like the Dsus4 on the second verse should be an Am
    Other than that perfect and flawless, gave me great results :)

  7. I LOVE THIS!!

  8. What tuning is this in?


  10. kraftyfox89

    this version of the song is actually by Louis Armstrong. Edith Piaf’s has different lyrics and her’s are in French.

    • Actually Edith Piaf wrote the English version of the lyrics too, Louis Armstrong did the most famous English cover.

  11. Of course the song is Edith Piaf’s. The title would more accurately be “La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf, Louiguy, and Marguerite Monnot as performed by Cristin Milioti.”

  12. These song is Edith Piaf’s!!!!

  13. Thank you!!!!

  14. turn the transposer to +5 for an easier version

  15. Edit: I meant to say that I use Am on “La”, Dsus2 on “vie”, D on “en”, and G on “rose”.

  16. Alternatively, I use G6 instead of Em because it’s less work and, at the end, it sounds closer to the original to play 3 chords. I use Am on “Vie” Dsus2 on “en” and D on “rose”. Hope that makes sense. c:

    • The Em chord might not be the easiest to switch in and out off but in all honesty you don’t get better I subbing chords you get better by practicing a lot and then practicing even more! That is the key to bthe coming a great musician ?

    • It’s not that the Em chord is hard it’s just that G6 is a lot easier to transition into from Gmaj7.

  17. Topaz stargazer

    Thank you but I think there is one other chord at the end

  18. HeatherNeill

    This is so lovely, thank you it is wonderful

  19. YAY!!!

  20. Thank you so much! That is beautiful and sounds perfect! I am so happy with this

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