ABBA - Should I Laugh Or Cry: Ukulele Chords

Learn to play "Should I Laugh Or Cry" 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 Should I Laugh Or Cry 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 "Should I Laugh Or Cry" smoothly on your ukulele.

A# A#sus4 A#    A#sus4
He       stands
A#       A#sus4  F            Gm
Towering over   me  beside my bed
            C7   F  
Losing his head
A#   A#sus4 A# A#sus4
Tells       me
A#     A#sus4   A# C    D
I must take him seriously
D       Gm      D      D#        A#      F     Gm
Droning on, the usual way, he's such a clever guy
A#      D#       A#      F        A#
Then I wonder, should I laugh or cry?

He's dressed
In the striped pyjamas that I bought
Trousers too short
Gives me
Of his small philosophy
Carries on the way he does, and me I get so tired
And I wonder, should I laugh or cry?

D#         Cm         F      A#
 High and mighty his banner flies
D#         F7           Dm
 A fool's pride in his eyes
D#         Cm            Gm      D      Gm        D#   A#
 Standing there on his toes to grow in size (All I see is.)
D#      Cm       F       A#
 All I see is a big balloon
D#        F7          Dm
 Halfway up to the moon
D#            Cm          Gm      D         Gm  Gm 
 He's wrapped up in the warm and safe cocoon
 C7            A# 
Of an eternal lie
F            F7        A#
So should I laugh or cry?

Strange how
Dangerously indifferent I have grown
Cold as a stone
No more
Pain where there was pain before
Far away he rambles on, I feel my throat go dry
And I wonder, should I laugh or cry?




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Ukulele Chord Diagrams


Ukulele chord A


Ukulele chord A#


Ukulele chord A#sus4


Ukulele chord C


Ukulele chord Cm


Ukulele chord C7


Ukulele chord D


Ukulele chord Dm


Ukulele chord D#


Ukulele chord E


Ukulele chord F


Ukulele chord F7


Ukulele chord Gm

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 "Should I Laugh Or Cry" on the guitar, check out the chords on our sister site: Guitar Chords for "Should I Laugh Or Cry" by ABBA.

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