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Intro: C G7 F C G7 C
 
Verse:
C                    G7   
a long long time ago, there was a volcano.
F                        C             G7
Living all alone, in the middle of the sea.
C                          G7
He sat high above his bay, watching all the couples play,
F                 C              G7
and wishing that, he had someone too.
C                            G7                            F
And from his lava came, this song of hope that he sang out-loud everyday,
C             G7
for years and years.
 
Chorus:
F                 C
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     G7                      C
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
F                               C
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     F       G7         C
will send me someone to la-va
 
Interlude: C G7 F

Verse:
C                         G7
He was singing all alone, turned his lava into stone,
F                   C                G7
until he was on the brink of extinction.
C                           G7
But little did he know that living in the sea below
F                   C                G7
another volcano was listening to his song.
 
Verse:
C                                 G7
Every day she heard his tune, her lava grew and grew
F                             C             G7
because she believed his song was meant for her.
C                       G7
Now she was so ready to meet him above the sea
F                      C                 G7
as he sang his song of hope for the last time.
 
Chorus:
F                 C
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     G7                      C
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
F                               C
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     F       G7         C
will send me someone to la-va
 
Verse:
C                         G7
Rising from the sea below stood a lovely volcano 
F                      C                 G7
looking all around but she could not see him.
C                                     G7
He tried to sing to let her know that she was not there alone,
    F                C           G7
but with no lava his song was all gone.
C                                G7
He filled the sea with his tears and watched his dreams disappear 
F                          C             G7
as she remembered what his song meant to her.

Chorus:
F                 C
I have a dream, I hope will come true
     G7                      C
That you're here with me, and i'm here with you
F                               C
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     F       G7         C
Will send me someone to la-va

Verse: 
C                            G7
And oh they were so happy to finally meet above the sea
    F                      C             G7
and all together now their lava grew and grew.
C                              G7
No longer were they alone with Aloha as their new home
    F                    C                 G7 
and when you visit them, this is what they sing
 
Chorus:
F                 C
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     G7                      C
that you'll grow old with me, and i'll grow old with you
F                               C
We thank the earth, sea, the sky, we thank too
F G7   C
I lava you
F G7   C
I lava you
F G7   C
I lava you
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8 Comments

  1. #Ya girly Bri:0

    We are gonna do this song for our Winter concert and this piece just makes it that much easier to remember the lyrics, because like the amazing and easy chords are as simple as they can get!

  2. Phandom Person

    Basically what the phandom wants for Phan

  3. AnAverageAmoeba

    Yes, they fixed it!

  4. What is the strumming pattern?

    • helpful ukulele person

      I personally use DDU UDU also know as the island strum. At the second to last chorus I also slow down and when that’s over I speed up again

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