​a-ha - Lie Down in Darkness: Ukulele Chords

Learn to play "Lie Down in Darkness" 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 Lie Down in Darkness 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 "Lie Down in Darkness" smoothly on your ukulele.

     Bm       E         Bm   E
With all our goals and destinations
Bm     E         Bm      E
Everything must be this way.
 A         E           G      D
Vague are hopes that try our patience
Bm      E       A  E Bm
Listen now to what I say.

A E Bm                 A E Bm
Oh  lie down in darkness
I want you next to me
A E Bm
Oh  lie down in darkness
A E Bm

With all our trials and tribulations
Will it ever make much sense
All these years, they disappear
They leave me here without defence


Next to me
I want you next to me

Chorus - x2

Oh, lie down in darkness
Next to me
With me
With me



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Ukulele Chord Diagrams


Ukulele chord A


Ukulele chord D


Ukulele chord E


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 "Lie Down in Darkness" on the guitar, check out the chords on our sister site: Guitar Chords for "Lie Down in Darkness" by ​a-ha.

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