Chords in this song

A# chordBbm chordA chordAm chordC chordDm chordF chord

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Intro:
BbBb chord   FF chord   DmDm chord   CC chord
BbBb chord   FF chord   DmDm chord   AmAm chord

Chorus:
            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
                 DmDm chord                           CC chord
Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
              BbBb chord                      FF chord
Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
            DmDm chord                     CC chord
Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
            BbBb chord                FF chord
I was gonna be that one in a million
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

Verse 1:
     BbBb chord
Mama said
FF chord
Fulfill the prophecy
DmDm chord
Be something greater
CC chord
Go make a legacy
BbBb chord
Manifest destiny
FF chord
Back in the days
          DmDm chord          AmAm chord
We wanted everything, wanted everything

     BbBb chord
Mama said
FF chord
Burn your biographies
DmDm chord
Rewrite your history
CC chord
Light up your wildest dreams
BbBb chord                FF chord
Museum victories, everyday
          DmDm chord          AmAm chord
We wanted everything, wanted everything

Pre-Chorus:
    FF chord               AA chord           DmDm chord         BbmBbm chord
Mama said don't give up, it's a little complicated
         FF chord          AA chord             DmDm chord              BbmBbm chord
All tied up, no more love and I'd hate to see you waiting

Chorus:
            BbBb chord                      FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
                 DmDm chord                           CC chord
Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
              BbBb chord                      FF chord
Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
            DmDm chord                     CC chord
Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
            BbBb chord               FF chord
I was gonna be that one in a million
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

Verse 2:
     BbBb chord
Mama said
FF chord
It's uphill for oddities
DmDm chord
The stranger crusaders
CC chord
Ain't ever wannabes
BbBb chord
The weird and the novelties
FF chord
Don't ever change
          DmDm chord                 AmAm chord
We wanted everything, wanted everything

BbBb chord             FF chord
Stay up on that rise
                DmDm chord                  CC chord
Stay up on that rise and never come down
BbBb chord              FF chord
Stay up on that rise
                DmDm chord                 
Stay up on that rise and never come down

Pre-Chorus:
FF chord                    AA chord          DmDm chord           BbmBbm chord
Mama said don't give up, it's a little complicated
         FF chord             AA chord            DmDm chord            BbmBbm chord
All tied up, no more love and I'd hate to see you waiting
             FF chord                        AA chord                       DmDm chord   BbmBbm chord
They say it's all been done but they haven't seen the best of me
         FF chord            AA chord                            DmDm chord    BbmBbm chord
So I got one more run and it's gonna be a sight to see

Chorus:
            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
                 DmDm chord                           CC chord
Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
              BbBb chord                      FF chord
Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
            DmDm chord                     CC chord
Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
            BbBb chord               FF chord
I was gonna be that one in a million
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
                 DmDm chord                           CC chord
Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing
              BbBb chord                      FF chord
Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

            BbBb chord                     FF chord
Had to have high, high hopes for a living
            DmDm chord                     CC chord
Didn't know how but I always had a feeling
            BbBb chord               FF chord
I was gonna be that one in a million
           DmDm chord         AmAm chord
Always had high, high hopes

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14 Comments

  1. Dat lone birb

    Finally!!!

  2. demonicurie

    ive been waiting for this song to be added!!

  3. cheyenne2003

    YEEE

  4. Claudia Bishop

    Yass!! Im soooo happy they finally came out with chords for this song!

  5. cheezwhizzle

    I like -5 with a capo on 2nd fret.

  6. beebo loves you

    -5 is pretty easy

  7. jordantruee

    Godbless this. I saw the notification fo the song and I clicked as fast as I could!!

  8. Lauren21!

    OMGYASSS STAY TUNED FOR JUNE 22 SO EXCITED

  9. Stephanie

    Is there a strumming pattern??? I really like the chords but yeah

    • tileisnotonfire

      I don’t know I play it as ddudd but im pretty new at the uke. i literally got it yesterday

  10. Love this song. Love Panic at the Disco.

  11. Luciana Aguilar

    i entered this one ;)

  12. Pls do King of the Clouds even tho it just got released. Someone pls

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