​a-ha - I Wish I Cared: Ukulele Chords

Learn to play "I Wish I Cared" on your ukulele with our detailed chord guide and lyrics. This page provides everything you need to play this song on the ukulele, including lyrics integrated with chords, chord diagrams, and a key transposer to match your vocal range.

Learn I Wish I Cared ukulele chords and lyrics

This section will guide you through each part of the song, providing the ukulele chords placed directly above the lyrics for easy playing. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, these elements will help you perform "I Wish I Cared" smoothly on your ukulele.

E            A        D      E
To hold me closer or set me free
E             A         D      E
To trust completely or let it be
A           E      D    E
You don't know my destiny
Bm         A       E
You can't see what I can see

D A E D   A      E
Hey    I wish I cared
D A E D   A      E
Hey    I wish I cared

To love me truly or let me go
In between I don't want to know
This is how it has to be
No more us and no more we


       D             A
Once again, on the station
          Bm         F#m E
See your face in a crowd
        D           A
Comes again the sensation
           D        E    F#m
You can't hear yourself think
With their voices inside your head

Hey - I wih I cared
Hey - I wish I cared
I wish I cared
Yes I really do
I wish I cared
(Hey) I wish I cared
Yes I really do
I wish I cared
(Hey) I wish I cared
I wish I cared



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Ukulele Chord Diagrams


Ukulele chord A


Ukulele chord D


Ukulele chord E


Ukulele chord F#m


Ukulele chord G#


Ukulele chord Bm

Here you can see detailed diagrams for each ukulele chord used in the song. Utilize our key transposer to adjust the chords to a key that better fits your singing range. Simply select the desired key, and the chords throughout this page will update automatically, ensuring you can play and sing comfortably.

If you are also interested in learning how to play "I Wish I Cared" on the guitar, check out the chords on our sister site: Guitar Chords for "I Wish I Cared" by ​a-ha.

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