Artist One Direction
Album Midnight Memories
Genre(s)
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Intro -x2-: Abm  B

Verse:
   Abm                                                   B    
Written in these walls are the stories that I can't explain
   Abm                                                     B
I leave my heart open but it stays right here empty for days
    Abm                               E                              B
She told me in the morning she don't feel the same about us in her bones
    Abm                                 E                           B
It seems to me that when I die these words will be written on my stone

Pre-Chorus:
            E     Gb     Abm
And I'll be gone gone tonight
                      E        Gb    Abm
The ground beneath my feet is open wide
                     E      Gb       Abm
The way that I been holdin' on too tight
                   Gb  
With nothing in between

Chorus:
     B 
The story of my life I take her home
    E                                   Abm
I drive all night to keep her warm and time
    E      B
Is frooooozen -the story of, the story of-
     B
The story of my life I give her hope
    E                                Abm          E
I spend her love until she's broke inside
                B
The story of my life -the story of, the story of-

Verse:
   Abm                                                B
Written on these walls are the colors that I can't change
 Abm                                                 B   
Leave my heart open but it stays right here in its cage
  Abm
I know that in the morning
      E                             B
I'll see us in the light upon your ear
   Abm                     E                 B
Although I am broken, my heart is untamed still

Pre-Chorus:
            E     Gb     Abm
And I'll be gone gone tonight
                     E        Gb      Abm
The fire beneath my feet is burning bright
                     E      Gb       Abm
The way that I been holdin' on too tight
                   Gb  
With nothing in between

Chorus:
     B 
The story of my life I take her home
    E                                   Abm
I drive all night to keep her warm and time
    E      B
Is frooooozen -the story of, the story of-
     B
The story of my life I give her hope
    E                                Abm          E
I spend her love until she's broke inside
                B
The story of my life -the story of, the story of-

Bridge:
             Dbm                            Gb
And I been waiting for this time to come around
           Dbm                                    Gb
But baby running after you is like chasing the clouds

Chorus: 
    B 
The story of my life I take her home
    E                                   Abm
I drive all night to keep her warm and time
   -E-     -B-       B
Is frooooozen


     B
The story of my life I give her hope -I give her hope-
    E                                Abm          E
I spend her love until she's broke inside 
                B
The story of my life -the story of, the story of-
                B         E
The story of my liiiiiiiiife
                Abm        E
The story of my liiiiiiiiife -the story of, the story of-
             B
The story of my life
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It’s All Your Fault, Jafar

Is it just me or is Ab the worst chord in ukulele history? Not because it’s hard to play but because, in every single song I’ve played it in, it doesn’t sound like it should be there.

daisyviv

You’re probably playing it on the wrong fret. I felt exactly the same way as you, but I just noticed recently that there’s a tiny number 2 in the corner of the fingering chart that shows how to play the note. That means that the fingering is actually 2 frets down from the top. To play Ab it’s actually 5343. They should make the number 2 bigger bc I’ve been playing 4232 for a while, which is probably what others have been, too, and it always sounded bad. Hopefully this helps! :)

Catie

I’ve found that for Ab if u just play the form of the G chord but on the third fret instead that it works basically the same I think

Kate Snodgrass

Why does it say ear? Isn’t it supposed to be see us in a light upon a hill??

Maliyah loves music

I did -3 and it’s a lot easier ?

.....

And it (for most parts) works of you still wanna sing in the normal key

Lydjoy

-3 and +4 are both great options for beginners.

katola12

-3

DaFabEgg

@Hinetai There are alternates for Ab, but they don’t sound as perfect as the original in this song; but if you want an easier version, you can just search it up here (On the forum or ask Jonas), or find it on Google!

Jmay

Does anyone have a strumming pattern?

leo

i use ddu-u on -3. the strumming pattern doesn’t sound the best but it’s easy and sounds okay, if you find a better one let me know, i’d love to know it :)

Rubin Eisinger

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Ella

How can u print it off

Aniqa

there is a print button near the transposer

M.rafiq

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