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Intro: Db Ab7 Gb Db Ab7 Db

Verse:
Db                    Ab7   
a long long time ago, there was a volcano.
Gb                        Db             Ab7
Living all alone, in the middle of the sea.
Db                          Ab7
He sat high above his bay, watching all the couples play,
Gb                 Db              Ab7
and wishing that, he had someone too.
Db                            Ab7                            Gb
And from his lava came, this song of hope that he sang out-loud everyday,
Db             Ab7
for years and years.

Chorus:
Gb                 Db
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     Ab7                      Db
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
Gb                               Db
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     Gb       Ab7         Db
will send me someone to la-va

Verse:
Db                         Ab7
He was singing all alone, turned his lava into stone,
Gb                   Db                Ab7
until he was on the brink of extinction.
Db                           Ab7
But little did he know that living in the sea below
Gb                   Db                Ab7
another volcano was listening to his song.

Verse:
Db                                 Ab7
Every day she heard his tune, her lava grew and grew
Gb                        Db                  Ab7
because she believed his song was meant for her.
Db                       Ab7
Now she was so ready to meet him above the sea
Gb                      Db                 Ab7
as he sang his song of hope for the last time.

Chorus:
Gb                 Db
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     Ab7                      Db
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
Gb                               Db
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     Gb       Ab7         Db
will send me someone to la-va

Verse:
Db                         Ab7
Rising from the sea below stood a lovely volcano 
Gb                      Db                 Ab7
looking all around but she could not see him.
Db                                     Ab7
He tried to sing to let her know that she was not alone,
    Gb                Ab7           Db
but with no lava his song was all done.

Verse:
Db                                Ab7
He filled the sea with his tears watching his dreams disappear 
Gb                          Db             Ab7
as she remembered what his song meant to her.
Db                            Ab7
And oh they were so happy to finally meet above the sea
    Gb                      Ab7            Db
and all together now their lava grew and grew.

Verse:
Db                              Ab7
No longer were they alone with Hawaii as their new home
    Gb                    Db                 Ab7
and when you visit them, this is what they sing

Chorus:
Gb                 Db
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     Ab7                      Db
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
Gb                               Db
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     Gb       Ab7         Db
will send me someone to la-va
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387 Comments

  1. The lyrics are really messed up.

  2. I love this so so much, thank you for posting! :’)

  3. abbiesings26

    A couple lyric corrections:

    *YEARS* of singing all alone

    There is another chorus after ” As she remembered what his song meant to her”

    “No longer were they alone with *aloha* as their home”

    The very last chorus goes:
    I have a dream I hope will come true
    That you’ll go on with me and I’ll go on with you.
    We thank the earth, sea, the sky we thank too.
    I lava you
    I lava you
    I lava you

    • Beautifulchild369

      Im pretty sure it goes

      I have a dream I hope will come true
      That you’ll grow old with me and ill grow old with you
      We thank the earth, sea, the sky we thank too.
      I lava you
      I lava you
      I lava you

  4. s.the.dolphin

    The final chorus is actually:

    I have a dream, I hope will come true,
    that you’ll grow old with me, and I’ll grow old with you.
    We thank the earth, sea, the sky we thank too.
    I lava you
    I lava you

  5. asdfasdf

  6. Ookooleilei

    I’m so happy this is on here!! It is great!!

  7. Bellamm10

    I loved this song when I first heard it. And so easy too! Thank you so much!!!

  8. PaitonMarie4599

    the ending actually says
    “I have a dream, I hope will come true, that you’ll grow old with me, ad I’ll grow old with you, we thank the earth, sea, the sky up above, that we found someone to lava.” but the chords are correct. Lovely song.

  9. cpearce15

    and here come the tears

  10. jeb_hoge

    This is a super sweet song.

  11. So Peace

    Great song! Love to play it (not only because I’m gonna be on vacation in Hawaii :D)!
    Though the last Chorus goes:
    I have a dream, I hope will come true
    That you’ll grow old with me and I’ll grow old with you
    We thank the earth, sea, the sky we’ve been to
    I lava you
    I lava you
    I lava you

    Enjoy! ;)

    • As with everyone who’s said this above, it is not “the sky we’ve been to” it’s “the sky we thank too”.

  12. Latinoble

    Thank you so much for having this up so fast! I just saw Inside Out yesterday and I got online not thinking it would be there and it was! Great, cute song!

  13. Love the chords thanks. Just a correction, I don’t think the first “A” is a chord. The “A” chord is never used in this song. ;-)

  14. I love this song! Thanks for writing the chords for it!
    However the last chorus has a different text than the ordinary:

    I have a dream, I hope will come true
    That you’ll grow old with me, and I’ll grow old with you
    We thank the earth, sea, the sky we’ve been to
    I lava you
    I lava you
    I lava you

  15. This is great.

  16. Thanks for trying to figure this song out.
    1) there is no A chord. You listed it but never used it:)
    2) also the verses are split weirdly. There should be 6 lines in every verse. Not that you missed any lyrics, you just split them up incorrectly. But the order is correct

  17. :) For anyone wondering, the last verse’s real lyrics are:

    “I have a dream I hope will come true
    That you’ll grow old with me and I’ll grow old with you
    We thank the earth, sea, the sky we’ve been to
    I lava you
    I lava you
    I lava you”

  18. kelsadilla

    The lyrics for the last chorus are incorrect. It changes because they sing together (: it’s more like:

    “I have a dream I hope it would come true.
    That you’ll grow old with me, and I’ll grow old with you.
    We thank the earth, sea, and sky up above.
    I lava you. I lava you.”

  19. the last part is missing a chorus and the end lyrics are wrong but over all really good tab thank you :)

  20. Amazing, Dead cute song and easy to learn.

    • musicgenius

      The F in every verse is actually an Am cord. Then the C that follows is actually a F cord. There is also no F cord on the “will”. It just goes to Gm7. Sounds a lot better this way.

      • I really think F sounds better than Am, a more joyful chord in my opinion! It makes the overall song more “hawaïan” if I can say that ahah

      • I think it sounds better with the original chords too, but the last time I sing the chorus I make the ” We have a dream we hope will come true that you’ll stay with me and I’ll stay with you we wish that the earth sea the sky up above will send us someone to lava.”

      • You got a LOT of the lyrics wrong. If you don’t believe me watch the video and compare.

      • Yeah, I know I got the lyrics wrong! That’s just how I like to sing the song! ; )

      • I think it sounds better the original way.

      • Amazing song! I think @musicgenius is incorrect though, when I follow his guidance alongside the song I sound very off. This O.G. version as-is sounds great with standard soprano tuning!

      • So, I have loved this song long before these chords came out, so when I started to play Ute, I thought I would give my fav song a try. As I was singing along to these lyrics, I realized it says all kinds of mistakes like “no longer are they all alone with HAWAII as their new home” when it’s supposed to be “aloha” also many of the lyrics were mixed up. But otherwise, the chords were good. I do not recommend using this for lyrics

    • Hey guys, if anybody is wondering the struming pattern, it is down down down up down up

    • I second that. When I first heard this song as a short from ‘Inside Out’, I loved it. This short’s song is easy to learn. (^-^)

    • I love the song it’s so nice

    • yes! dead cute

    • The last verse is wrong it’s suppose to be
      I have a dream i hope will come you that you’ll grow old with and ill grow old and we thank the earth sea and the sky we thank to
      i lava you

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