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Ho Hey

The Lumineers


I have some tips for playing this song on my blog.

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x3201x

      T 341

F:    1x321x

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       231

Am:  x02210

 

Strumming Guide

Main Strum:  (=Change Chord)

                         

D       D   D U   U D   D U D

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Chorus Strum:

 

B   D   D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Intro: / C - - - / - - - F / x4

          Ho/Hey

 

/ C - - - / - - - F /

I've been trying to do it right

/ C - - - / - - - F /

I've been living the lonely life

/ C - - - / - - - F /

I've been sleeping here instead

/ C - - - / - - - - /

I've been sleeping in my bed

/ Am - - - / - G - F /       

I've been sleeping in my bed

 

/ C - - - / - - - F / x2

/ C - - - / - - - F /

So show me family

/ C - - - / - - - F /

And all the blood that I will bleed

/ C - - - / - - - F /

I don't know where I belong

/ C - - - / - - - - /

I don't know where I went wrong

/ Am - - - / - G - F / C - - - / - - - - /     

But I can write a song.

 

/ C - - - / - - - - /

 

Chorus:

                      Am                          G                           C (2)

I belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweetheart

                     Am                            G              

I belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweet

 

/ C - - - / - - - F / x4

 

/ C - - - / - - - F /

I don't think you're right for him

/ C - - - / - - - F /

Think of what it might've been if you

/ C - - - / - - - F /

Took a bus to Chinatown

/ C - - - / - - - - /

I'd be standing on Canal and Bowery

/ Am - - - / - G - F / C - - - / - - - - /

and Bowery

/ Am - - - / - G - F / C - - - / - - - - /

And she'd be standing next to me

 

Chorus 2:

                      Am                          G                           C (2)

I belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweetheart

                      Am                          G                           C (2)

I belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweetheart

 

Bridge:

        F (2)        G             C

And love, we need it now

       F (2)           G (2)

Let's hope for some

       F (2)          G             C

Cuz oh, we're bleeding now

 

Chorus

 

Repeat Intro

 

End on C


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.