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Every Rose Has Its Thorn Ukulele Chords by Poison

by Per Kjeller
Every Rose Has Its Thorn Ukulele Chords by Poison
Every Rose Has Its Thorn Ukulele Chords by Poison. The chords used in this song are G, Cadd9, D, C, and Emin. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Every Rose Has Its Thorn” is a famous power ballad by the American rock band Poison, featured on their 1988 album “Open Up and Say… Ahh!” Written by the band’s lead vocalist, Bret Michaels, the song is known for its emotive lyrics and memorable melody, making it one of Poison’s most iconic and enduring tracks.

The song is characterized by its acoustic guitar intro, heartfelt lyrics, and powerful chorus. It reflects on the complexities of relationships and the pain of heartbreak, symbolized by the metaphor in the song’s title. Bret Michaels reportedly wrote the song in response to a failed romantic relationship, which adds a layer of authenticity and emotional depth to the lyrics.

“Every Rose Has Its Thorn” achieved massive commercial success, becoming one of the biggest hits of Poison’s career. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and gained widespread popularity worldwide. The song’s universal theme of love and loss resonated with a broad audience, making it a quintessential power ballad of the late 1980s.

Regarding the specific version you mentioned, “Every Rose Has Its Thorn Ukulele Chords,” it suggests an adaptation of the original song for the ukulele. Playing the song on the ukulele would give it a softer, more intimate feel, different from the original rock ballad version. This adaptability of the song to various instruments highlights its versatile and enduring appeal.

An interesting aspect of “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” is its role in defining the power ballad genre, often associated with 1980s rock music. The song’s blend of rock elements with a more subdued, acoustic style helped popularize this genre.

Over the years, “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” has been covered by numerous artists and remains a popular choice for performances and recordings, demonstrating its lasting impact in the world of rock music. Poison’s original version continues to be celebrated for its emotional resonance and classic rock ballad style

Every Rose Has Its Thorn Ukulele Chords by Poison

The original recording is tuned down half-a-step.

INTRO:
G      Cadd9              G      Cadd9 
VERSE 1:
GWe both lie silently still in the Cadd9dead of the nightAlthough we Gboth lie close together we feel Cadd9miles apart inside
Was it Gsomething I said or Cadd9something I didDid my Gwords not come out Cadd9rightThough I Dtried not to hurt you,  though I CtriedBut I guess that’s why they say
CHORUS 1:
GEvery rose has its Cadd9thornJust like Gevery night has its Cadd9dawnJust like Gevery Dcowboy sings his Csad, sad GsongGEvery rose has its CthornYeah it does
VERSE 2:
I Glisten to her favorite song playing on the Cadd9radioHear the GDJ say loves a game of easy come and Cadd9easy goBut I Gwonder does he Cadd9know has he Gever felt like Cadd9thisAnd I Dknow that you’d be here right nowIf I Ccould have let you know somehow I guess
CHORUS 2:
GEvery rose has its Cadd9thornJust like Gevery night has its Cadd9dawnJust like Gevery Dcowboy sings his Csad, sad GsongGEvery rose has its Cthorn
BRIDGE:
EminThough it’s been a Dwhile now I can Cstill feel so much GpainEminLike the knife that Dcuts you the wound healsCBut the scar, that scar remains
VERSE 3:
I Gknow I could have saved our love that nightIf I’d Cadd9known what to sayGInstead of makin’ love we both Cadd9made our separate ways
And Gnow I hear you found Cadd9somebody newAnd Gthat I never meant that Cadd9much to youTo Dhear that tears me up insideAnd to Csee you cuts me like a knife I guess
CHORUS 3:
GEvery rose has its Cadd9thornJust like Gevery night has its Cadd9dawnJust like Gevery Dcowboy sings his Csad, sad GsongGEvery rose has its Cthorn   G 
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