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This Is The Life ʻUkulele Chords by Kolohe Kai

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Kolohe Kai
This Is The Life
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Intro:
    G                 F               Eb                F
A |-5-------5-------|-3-------3-----|-1-------5---3---|---0-3------|
E |-7---7---7---7---|-5---5---5---5-|-3---3---6---5---|-1-1-1------|
C |-----7-------7---|-----5-------5-|-----3-----------|-0-0-0------|
G |-----------------|---------------|-----------------|-2-2-2------|

Gm F

    Gm                  F
The hills make me wanna run and play
      Eb                 F
Every time I think of you
            Gm        F 
And I wanna go up and sit right down
    Eb                   F
And look at the ocean so blue

Pre-Chorus:
        Cm                      F
I wanna feel the breeze blowing in my face
            Bb
And let all things hang loose
Cm
Whisper your name

Feel no pain
Eb        F
Relax and cruise

Chorus:
Bb
This is the life, the life I was given
Cm
This is the life

I love country living
Bb
This is the life
                          Cm
The life meant for me and you
 
So I hope you’re here to live it too

Bb                    Cm              
A |-8--6-5-5/6-5h6p5----------------|
E |-10-8-6-6/8-6-----8-6-----(yeah)-|
C |------------------7---7----------|
G |---------------------------------|

And I hope you’re here to live it too

  Bb               Cm          Eb/ F/
|-8--6-5-5/6-5h6p5-8-6-------|
|-10-8-6-6/8-------8---8-----|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|

        Gm                           F
I wanna get on my bike and ride that red dirt road
         Eb                 F
From the cane fields to the shore
        Gm                  F
I wanna skip stones with my cousins
       Eb                  F
As the ahi skim the ocean floor

Pre-Chorus:
           Cm                    F                   Bb
And as the sun goes down and the moon goes up, I can see the stars (see the stars)
      Cm
As we sit by that fire beneath our shack
    Eb      F
And jam our guitars

Chorus>

Solo:
                        Bb
A ---------------5---|-5-8-3h5--5-6-5h6p5-----|
E -----5-6-5-6-8---8-|---------6----------6-8-|
C -5-7---------------|------------------------|
G -------------------|------------------------|

    Cm
A |/6-6-5-3-1--------------|
E |-----------3------6-5---|
C |/7-7-5-3-2------7-----5-|
G |-----------3------------|

    Bb                   Cm
A |-5-8-5—8/10-8-5-6-8-|-5h6p5--------5h6p5---5----------------|
E |--------------------|-------8-----6------8---8-6---6-8/10-8-|
C |--------5/7-5-------|------------7---------------7----------|
G |--------------------|---------------------------------------|

Bridge/Pre-Chorus:
Cm
Take the time to unwind
            Bb
And let the island sooth your soul
Cm
Feel the music everywhere 
        Bb
And let aloha take control
Cm
Cause I can see the pain in your eyes
Bb
From the pressure of today
Cm
Open your eyes, we’re in paradise
    Eb             F
And throw them all away

Chorus>

(variation on fade)
  Bb               Cm 
|-8--6-5-5/6-5h6p5-8-6-------|
|-10-8-6-6/8-------8---8-----|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|

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Brad Bordessa

I'm an 'ukulele artist from Honoka'a, Hawai'i, where I run this site from a little plantation house in the jungle. I've taught workshops internationally, made Herb Ohta Jr. laugh until he cried, and once borrowed a uke to jam with HAPA onstage in my boardshorts. More about me