Easy Piano Chords for a Thousand Years

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The song “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri may have come out several years ago, but it’s still an enduring favorite. And if you’re new to piano, you might be relieved to hear that the song isn’t too terribly difficult to play, either. Let’s take a look at the easy piano chords for A Thousand Years.

Easy Piano Chords For A Thousand Years

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Easy Piano Chords for A Thousand Years

If you’re the type of person who learns visually, it may be helpful to have some video guidance as you learn this song. This easy piano tutorial will take you through the chords for this great Christina Perri song.

Here’s the instrumental intro and the first verse:

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Then we move on to the chorus:

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Now here’s the second verse:

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Then we move on to the next chorus, which is a bit longer than the first:

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Now to an instrumental break (same as the intro) followed by the bridge:

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Now to the longer chorus again:

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And finally, we reach the instrumental outro:

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Quick Tips for Learning A Thousand Years

The piano chords above may look foreign, especially if you’ve just begun your piano journey. But if you watch the tutorial above, you’ll see that these chords use many of the same notes.

As you learn the song, it’s a good idea to follow one of the best pieces of advice almost any experienced pianist will give you: practice with your right hand and left hand separately! Once you’re comfortable playing both the left hand part and the right hand part, you can work on putting the two parts together.

Becoming a Better Pianist

If you’re relatively new to piano, learning this Christina Perri hit (or really any song) can seem overwhelming at first. But be patient with yourself; take your time and learn slowly, and you’ll have mastered to song in no time!

FAQ

Still have some questions on how to play A Thousand Years by Christina Perri on piano? Here are some answers

How do you play A Thousand Years on keyboard easy?

To play this song, you just need these chords: B♭, B♭/D, F/A, Gm7, F, E♭add9, Fsus4, and Cm.

How do you play a thousand years on piano?

There are many versions of the song, but you can simply play the chords as an accompaniment to your voice. Some arrangements also will show you how to play the melody.

What is the easiest song to play on the piano?

The easiest song to play on the piano is probably Chopsticks! But as you can see, it isn’t too hard to play many modern pop songs, either.

What are the easiest chords on piano?

Chords in the key of C are some of the easiest chords for beginners. C major, G major, and A minor are some of the first chords many people learn on piano.

By Nate Pallesen

Nate is just your average (above average) guitar player. He's no Joe Satriani, Jimi Hendrix or Jimmy Page - wait this site is about acoustic guitars (sorry) He's no Django Reinhardt, Chet Atkins, or Michael Hedges, wait? who!? He's no Robert Johnson, Eric Clapton or Ben Harper - more familiar? Anyway you get the point :-)

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