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Somewhere Only We Know by Keane – Ukulele Chords

by Per Kjeller
Somewhere Only We Know Ukulele Chords - Keane

Somewhere Only We Know Ukulele Chords – Keane. The chords used in this song are A, C, Dmin, Gsus4, G, Amin, Emin, and F. Change the key of the song for FREE as needed.

Somewhere Only We Know Ukulele Chords – Keane

Original recording is in the key of A.
VERSE 1:
CI walked across an C/Bempty landDmin7I knew the pathway like the Gsus4back of my GhandCI felt the earth C/Bbeneath my feetDmin7Sat by the river and it Gsus4made me complete
PRE 1:
AminOh, simple thing, Eminwhere have you gone?DminI‘m gettin’ old, and I need somFething to reGly onAminSo, tell me when Eminyou’re gonna let me inFI‘m gettin’ tired, and I need somewhere to begGin
VERSE 2:
CI came across C/Ba fallen treeDmin7I felt the branches of it Gsus4looking at GmeCIs this the place C/Bwe used to love?Dmin7Is this the place that I’ve been Gsus4dreaming Gof?
PRE 2:
AminOh, simple thing, Eminwhere have you gone?DminI‘m gettin’ old, and I need somFething to reGly onAminSo, tell me when Eminyou’re gonna let me inFI‘m gettin’ tired, and I need somewhere to begGin
CHORUS 1:
DminAnd if you have a C/Eminute, why don’t Gwe goDminTalk about it C/Esomewhere only Gwe know?DminThis could be the C/Eend of everyGthingDminSo, why don’t we go
EminSomewhere only we know? Dmin EminSomewhere only we know? Dmin          G 
PRE 2:
AminOh, simple thing, Eminwhere have you gone?DminI‘m gettin’ old, and I need somFething to reGly onAminSo, tell me when Eminyou’re gonna let me inDminI‘m gettin’ tired, and I need someFwhere to begGin
CHORUS 2:
DminAnd if you have a C/Eminute, why don’t Gwe goDminTalk about it C/Esomewhere only Gwe know?DminThis could be the C/Eend of everyGthingDminSo, why don’t we go?
So, why don’t Eminwe go?
DminOoh, Chey, Ghey  x2OUTRO:
DminThis could be the Cend of everyGthingDminSo, why don’t we go Eminsomewhere only Cwe know? Dmin 
EminSomewhere only we know Dmin EminSomewhere only Dminwe    Cknow.
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Somewhere Only We Know – History

“Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane is a poignant anthem of longing and discovery that captured the hearts of listeners worldwide upon its release in 2004. As the lead single from their debut album, “Hopes and Fears,” the song marked a significant moment in early 2000s music, showcasing Keane’s signature sound characterized by the absence of guitars, relying instead on a haunting piano melody, emotive vocals, and rich, layered production. This track solidified Keane’s place in the music scene, distinguishing them from their contemporaries with their ability to create deeply resonant and melodically rich songs.

The song’s lyrics speak to the universal desire to return to a place of comfort and familiarity, a sanctuary where one can find solace and connection. Tim Rice-Oxley’s piano work is both stirring and gentle, providing a lush backdrop for Tom Chaplin’s soulful voice, which conveys a sense of vulnerability and earnestness that is instantly relatable. The dynamic build of the music, coupled with its introspective lyrics, creates an atmospheric and emotionally charged listening experience that resonates with listeners on a profound level.

“Somewhere Only We Know” achieved commercial success and critical acclaim, becoming one of Keane’s most beloved and recognizable tracks. Its appeal lies not only in its musical composition but also in its ability to evoke a sense of nostalgia and longing for a place or time that holds personal significance. The song has been covered by numerous artists across various genres, a testament to its versatile appeal and the universal themes it explores.

Beyond its chart success, “Somewhere Only We Know” has left a lasting impact on pop culture, featuring in films, TV shows, and commercials, further cementing its status as a modern classic. Its enduring popularity reflects the song’s timeless quality and Keane’s talent for crafting music that speaks to the human experience. “Somewhere Only We Know” remains a powerful expression of searching and finding, a melody that captures the essence of longing and the hope of returning to a place of peace and belonging.

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