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Intro -x2-: Fm Db Ab

Fm           Db        Ab
Walking down 29th and Park
Fm        Db            Ab
I saw you in another’s arms
Fm       Db               Ab
Only a month we’ve been apart
          Fm          Db            Ab
You look happier
Fm        Db            Ab
Saw you walk inside a bar
Fm            Db                 Ab 
He said something to make you laugh
Fm          Db                      Ab
I saw that both your smiles were twice as wide as ours
               Fm     Db            Ab
Yeah, you look happier, you do

Fm            Db              Ab
Ain’t nobody hurt you like I hurt you
     Fm            Db              Ab
But ain’t nobody love you like I do
Fm              Db                Ab
Promise that I will not take it personal, baby
Fm                Db               Ab
If you’re moving on with someone new

                     Fm     Db    Ab
Cause baby you look happier, you do
                    Fm         Db        Ab
My friends told me one day I’d feel it too
                    Fm       Db        Ab
And until then I'll smile to hide the truth
                  Fm      Db    Ab
But I know I was happier with you

Fm          Db             Ab
Sat in the corner of the room
Fm               Db            Ab
Everything’s reminding me of you
Fm         Db     Ab                                Fm
Nursing an empty bottle and telling myself you’re happier
Db      Ab
Aren’t you?

Fm            Db              Ab
Ain’t nobody hurt you like I hurt you
     Fm            Db              Ab 
But ain’t nobody need you like I do
Fm                  Db              Ab
I know that there’s others that deserve you
        Fm            Db                  Ab
But my darling, I am still in love with you

                     Fm     Db     Ab
But I guess you look happier, you do
                       Fm     Db          Ab
My friends told me one day I’ll  feel it too
                Fm       Db         Ab
I could try to smile to hide the truth
                 Fm     Db      Ab
But I know I was happier with you

Interlude -x2-:
Heya heya heya
Fm   Db    Ab 

                Fm    Db     Ab
Baby, you look happier, you do
                     Fm        Db       Ab
I knew one day you’d fall for someone new
                      Fm         Db       Ab
But if he breaks your heart like lovers do
                       Fm       Db       Ab
Just know that I’ll be waiting here for you
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  1. someinterestingname

    I like it as is at first, but I think +2 is really pretty!

  2. anonomysdancerk

    I really love this song. I think that it is easy enough for beginners (like me) but complex sounding enough for more advanced players. :)

  3. I love Ed. Sadly, most of his songs are too hard for me….BUT NOT THIS ONE!!!!!!!!! :)

  4. I use DDUUDU and it really works! also for affect sometimes its cool to just do one strum for each chord. ;)

  5. Banana lover

    I love Ed Sheerans songs, especially on a he ukulele. The strumming pattern I use is, DDU-DDU-DDU-UDU

  6. the second verse is great if you only play one strum on each chord until ” you’re happier aren’t you”

  7. Loranlovesukulele

    That ‘down down up’ helps! Its a really nice song and i love ed sheeran and the ukulele AND your tips!?

  8. I use DDUD

  9. I am learning how to play this song for an open mic. I love it so much. I am also using as a pattern dudu

  10. i use dduudu

  11. hi fellow phamily member

  12. I use DUDDUD

  13. this just reminds me of Dan because of the happier edit and i love it!

  14. brooklyn_louis



  16. try down up down up

  17. The pattern “D-D-U-U-D-U” works best for me.

  18. i’m using d-d,u-d-u but not sure if it sounds right. it fits the rhythm though.

  19. What Strumming pattern would be the best??

  20. Hi, I’d just like to say that I prefer the sound of the -5 chords versus the 0 ones, and they are super easy too. That’s just my opinion, though. :)

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