Counting Stars by One Direction | Lyrics with Guitar Chords

Counting Stars by One Direction appears on their third studio album Native released in 2013.

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Key of the Song: C sharp minor or D flat minor

The original key of Counting Stars by One Direction is in C sharp minor or D flat minor.

Guitar Chords for Counting Stars by One Direction

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Counting Stars by One Direction  Lyrics with Chords

[Intro]
Am                 C
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
    Am               C
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G                   
Said, no more counting dollars
F                              F
We'll be counting stars, yeah we'll be counting stars

[Interlude]
Am  C  G  F  x2

[Verse 1]
           Am
I see this life like a swinging vine
C
Swing my heart across the line
G
In my face is flashing signs
F
Seek it out and ye shall find
Am
Old, but I'm not that old
C
Young, but I'm not that bold
G
I don't think the world is sold
F
I'm just doing what we're told

[Pre-Chorus]
Am C                G
I feel something so right
          F
Doing the wrong thing
Am C                G
I feel something so wrong
          F
Doing the right thing
F
I couldn't lie, couldn't lie, couldn't lie
F 
Everything that kills me makes me feel alive

[Chorus]
Am                 C   
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
Am                   C               
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G
Said, no more counting dollars
F
We'll be counting stars
Am                 C
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
Am                   C
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G                       
Said, no more counting dollars
F
We'll be, we'll be counting stars

[Interlude]
Am  C  G  F

[Verse 2]
           Am 
I feel the love and I feel it burn
C
Down this river, every turn
G
Hope is a four-letter word
F
Make that money, watch it burn
Am
Old, but I'm not that old
C
Young, but I'm not that bold
G
I don't think the world is sold
F
I'm just doing what we're told

[Pre-Chorus]
Am  C                 G
I feel something so wrong
          F
Doing the right thing
F
I couldn't lie, couldn't lie, couldn't lie
F
Everything that drowns me makes me wanna fly

[Chorus]
Am                 C
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
    Am               C
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G         
Said, no more counting dollars
F
We'll be counting stars
Am                 C
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
    Am               C
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G              
Said, no more counting dollars
F
We'll be, we'll be counting stars

[Bridge]
N.C.
Oh, take that money, watch it burn
N.C.                                                 
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
N.C.
Take that money, watch it burn
N.C.                                                 
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
N.C.
Take that money, watch it burn
N.C.                                                 
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
N.C.
Take that money, watch it burn
N.C.                                                 
Sink in the river the lessons I learned
F               Dm
Everything that kills me makes feel alive

[Chorus]
Am                 C
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
    Am               C
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G           
Said, no more counting dollars
F
We'll be counting stars
Am                 C
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
G                              F
Dreaming about the things that we could be
    Am               C
But baby, I've been, I've been praying hard,
G                        
Said, no more counting dollars
F
We'll be, we'll be counting stars

[Outro]
Am
Take that money, watch it burn
C
Sink in the river, the lessons I learned
G
Take that money, watch it burn
F
Sink in the river, the lessons I learned
Am
Take that money, watch it burn
C
Sink in the river, the lessons I learned
G
Take that money, watch it burn
F 
Sink in the river, the lessons I learned
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