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Breakdown Ukulele Chords by Jack Johnson

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Breakdown Ukulele Chords by Jack Johnson

Breakdown Ukulele Chords by Jack Johnson. The chords used in this song are C, Emin, Amin, G, C/B, and F. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Breakdown” is a laid-back and introspective song by American singer-songwriter Jack Johnson, featured on his 2005 album “In Between Dreams.” Known for his mellow acoustic style and thoughtful lyrics, Johnson has a knack for creating music that resonates with listeners seeking a sense of calm and simplicity.

The song “Breakdown” is characteristic of Johnson’s style, featuring a gentle guitar melody and his soft, soothing vocals. The lyrics convey a desire for a break from the complexities and fast pace of modern life, reflecting a yearning for simplicity and a return to basics. This theme resonates with many who feel overwhelmed by the demands of daily life and seek solace in moments of tranquility.

While “Breakdown” did not win major mainstream music awards, it was well-received by both fans and critics, becoming a beloved track in Johnson’s discography. The song’s appeal lies in its relaxing vibe and the contemplative nature of its lyrics, which invite listeners to pause and reflect.

An interesting aspect of “Breakdown” is its seamless blend of folk, acoustic rock, and surf music elements, reflecting Jack Johnson’s influences and his background as a former professional surfer. This blend gives his music a distinct laid-back, beachy feel, often associated with a carefree, relaxed lifestyle.

Jack Johnson’s music, particularly songs like “Breakdown,” is often praised for its authenticity and emotional honesty. His approach to songwriting and performance has garnered a dedicated fan base and made him a prominent figure in the acoustic and folk music scenes. “Breakdown” continues to be a popular choice for those seeking music that is both calming and introspective, embodying Johnson’s signature style of easy-listening tunes with depth.

Breakdown Ukulele Chords by Jack Johnson

 

VERSE 1:

CI hope this old Emintrain breaks down

AminThen I could take a Gwalk around

CAnd see what there Eminis to see

AminTime is just a meGlody

With all the Cpeople in the street

Walk as Eminfast as their feet

Can take them

AminI just roam through Gtown

And though my Cwindow’s got a view

Where the Eminframe I’m looking through

Seems to Aminhave no concern for me Gnow

So for now

CHORUS 1:

CI   C/Bneed this here

AminOld train to Gbreakdown

COh, C/Bplease just

AminLet me please Gbreakdown

VERSE 2:

Well, Cthis engine Eminscreams out loud

AminCentipede  gonna Gcrawl westbound

CSo I don’t even Eminmake a sound

‘Cause Aminit’s gonna sting me when I Gleave this town

And all the Cpeople in the street that I’ll Eminnever get to meet

If these Amintracks don’t bend someGhow

And CI got no time that EminI got to get to

AminWhere I don’t need to Gbe, so I

CHORUS 2:

CI   C/Bneed this here

AminOld train to Gbreakdown

COh, C/Bplease just

AminLet me please Gbreakdown

CI   C/Bneed this here

AminOld train to Gbreakdown

COh, C/Bplease just

AminLet me please Gbreakdown C  

GI wanna Fbreak on Cdown

GBut I Fcan’t stop Cnow

GLet me Fbreak on Cdown

VERSE 3:

But you Ccan’t stop nothing

If you Emingot no control

Of the Aminthoughts in your mind

That you Gkept in, you know

You Cdon’t know nothing

But you Emindon’t need to know

The Aminwisdom’s in the trees

Not the Gglass windows

You Gcan’t stop wishing

If you Emindon’t let go

The Aminthings that you find

And you Glose and you know

You Gkeep on rolling

Put the Eminmoment on hold

The Aminframe’s too bright

So put the Gblinds down low and

CHORUS 3:

CI   C/Bneed this here

AminOld train to Gbreakdown

COh, C/Bplease just

AminLet me please Gbreakdown

CI   C/Bneed this here

AminOld train to Gbreakdown

COh, C/Bplease just

AminLet me please Gbreakdown   C   

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