The Strokes – You Only Live Once Ukulele Chords

The original recording is in the key of B

   

Voice Range: GA (1 octave + 3 half tones) – how to use this?

 

Intro x2:

     Dm          F
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 
   x ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼ ▲ x ▲ x ▲ x ▲ ▼   ▼
A|---5-5-5-5-5---3---3---3-3---3---|
E|---5-5-5-5-5---1---1---1-1---1---|
C|---5-5-5-5-5---0---0---0-0---0---|
G|---5-5-5-5-5---2---2---2-2---2---|
     C           G
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 
   x ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼ ▲ x ▲ x ▲ x ▲ ▼   ▼
A|---5-5-5-5-5---2---2---2-2---2---|
E|---0-0-0-0-0---3---3---3-3---3---|
C|---0-0-0-0-0---2---2---2-2---2---|
G|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0-0---0---|
*valid only in the key of C

 

Verse:
Some people think they’re always riDmght    F
Others are quiet and uptiCght        G
Others they seem so very niDmce nice nice nice, oFh
Inside they might feel sad and Cwrong, oh noG

 

Twenty-nine different attriDmbutes        F
Only seven that you Clike,      Goh
Twenty ways to see the Dmworld,      Foh
Twenty ways to start a Cfight,     Goh

 

Chorus:

   Dm      F   Am  G
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 
   ▼       ▲   ▲   ▲ x ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼
A|-------------0---2---------------|
E|---------1-------3---------------|
C|-2---------------2---------------|
G|-----------------0---------------|

   C       Em  G   F 
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 & 
   ▼       ▲   ▲   ▲ x ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼
A|-----------------0---------------|
E|---------0---3---1---------------|
C|-0---------------0---------------|
G|-----------------2---------------|
*valid only in the key of C

Oh don’t, don’t, don’t get up Dm        F        Am        G
CI can’t Emsee thGe sunFshine
DmI’ll beF waitAming for Gyou, baby
C        Em        GCause I’m Fthrough

 

Sit me Dmdown    F        Am        G
Shut me Cup     Em        G        F
I’ll calm Dmdown     F        Am        G
And CI’ll get alEmong Gwith Fyou

 

Interlude (same as Intro) x2:   Dm – F, CG

 

Verse:
Oh, men don’t notice what they Dmgot      F
Women think of that a Clot       G
One thousand ways to please your Dmman,       Foh
Not even one requires a Cplan, I Gknow

 

Countless odd religions Dmtoo       F
It doesn’t matter which you Cchoose, oh nGo
One stubborn way to turn your Dmback, o-oFh
This I’ve tried and now reCfuse, o-oGh

 

Chorus:
Oh don’t, don’t, don’t get up Dm        F        Am        G
CI can’t Emsee thGe sunFshine
DmI’ll beF waitAming for Gyou, baby
C        Em        GCause I’m Fthrough

Sit me Dmdown    F        Am        G
Shut me Cup     Em        G        F
I’ll calm Dmdown     F        Am        G
And CI’ll get alEmong Gwith Fyou

 

Outro:
CShut me up
CShut me up up up up up
CAnd I’ll get along with you