Lukas Graham

7 Years

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Guitar Chords

 
 

© Chorded by Ocheret M. (https://Muzland.info)

Lyrics and Music by Christopher Brown, Lukas Graham Forchhammer, Morten Jensen, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard, David LaBrel


Intro: C#
       D#m7 F#/C# | Bmaj9 Bmaj9 Bmaj9 C# | D#m7 F# | Bmaj9

Chorus:
     D#m7                   F#/C#             Bmaj9
     Once I was seven years old, my mama told me,
                                                 C#
     “Go make yourself some friends or you’ll be lonely”,
     D#m7                   F#   Bmaj9
     Once I was seven years old.

D#m           C#/F F#                               B
It was a big, big world, but we thought we were bigger,
                                          C#            D#m
Pushing each other to the limits, we were learning quicker,
          C#/F    F#
By eleven smoking herb
                         B
And drinking burning liquor,
                                       C#
Never rich so we were out to make that steady figure.

Chorus:
     D#m               C#/F  F#                 B
     Once I was eleven years old, my daddy told me,
                                          C#
     “Go get yourself a wife or you’ll be lonely”,
     D#m               C#/F  F#   Bmaj9  Bmaj  Bmajadd11+  Bmaj
     Once I was eleven years old.

D#m          C#/F F#                          B
I always had that dream like my daddy before me,
                                      C#           D#m
So I started writing songs, I started writing stories.
                     C#/F F#
Something about that glory,
                            B
Just always seemed to bore me,
                                          C#
‘Cause only those I really love will ever really know me.

Chorus:
     D#m7              C#/F  F#                Bmaj9
     Once I was twenty years old, my story got told
                                       C#
     Before the morning sun, when life was lonely,
     D#m7              C#/F  F#
     Once I was twenty years old.
            Bmaj9
     (Lukas Graham!)

D#m        C#/F F#                           B
I only see my goals, I don’t believe in failure,
                                            C#         D#m
‘Cause I know the smallest voices, they can make it major.
              C#/F F#
I got my boys with me
                     B
At least those in favor
                                                 C#
And if we don’t meet before I leave, I hope I’ll see you later.

Chorus:
     D#m7              C#/F  F#                Bmaj9
     Once I was twenty years old, my story got told,
                                             C#
     I was writing ‘bout everything, I saw before me,
     D#m7              C#/F  F#   Bmaj9
     Once I was twenty years old.

     D#m7                 C#/F  F#                       Bmaj9
     Soon we’ll be thirty years old, our songs have been sold,
                                                     C#
     We’ve traveled around the world and we’re still roaming,
     D#m7                 C#/F  F#   Bmaj9
     Soon we’ll be thirty years old.

D#m                      F#
I’m still learning about life,
                              B
My woman brought children for me,
So I can sing them all my songs
          C#
And I can tell them stories.

D#m
Most of my boys are with me,
F#                            B
Some are still out seeking glory,
And some I had to leave behind,
            F#/Bb
My brother, I’m still sorry.

Bridge:
   B                  C#    D#m                     C#
   Soon I’ll be sixty years old, my daddy got sixty-one,
                                F#/Bb
   Remember, life and then your life becomes a better one.
 B                       C#             D#m
   I made a man so happy when I wrote a letter once,
 Bb7sus4                        Bb7
   I hope, my children come and visit once or twice a month.

Chorus:
     Bmaj               C#    D#m                            C#
     Soon I’ll be sixty years old, will I think the world is cold
                             F#/Bb
     Or will I have a lot of children who can warm me?
     Bmaj               C#    D#m  Bmaj9
     Soon I’ll be sixty years old.

     D#m7               C#/F  F#                             Bmaj9
     Soon I’ll be sixty years old, will I think the world is cold
                                              C#
     Or will I have a lot of children who can hold me?
     D#m7               C#/F  F#   Bmaj9
     Soon I’ll be sixty years old.

     D#m                    F#                B
     Once I was seven years old, my mama told me,
                                                 C#
     “Go make yourself some friends or you’ll be lonely”,
     D#m7             C#/F  F#   Bmaj9
     Once I was seven years old,
     D#m7             C#/F  F#
     Once I was seven years old.
 
 
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Finger notations of chords

C# for guitar
D#m7 for guitar
F#/C# for guitar
Bmaj9 for guitar
F# for guitar
D#m for guitar
C#/F for guitar
B for guitar
Bmaj for guitar
Bmajadd11+ for guitar
F#/Bb for guitar
Bb7sus4 for guitar
Bb7 for guitar

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