Chords for Keep Breathing by Ingrid Michaelson

Wow, two exciting Lyrical Venus firsts just days apart – my first interview, and now my first actual tab! (The Mandy Moore Umbrella chords didn’t really count since I only discovered a hack for it.)

I haven’t been able to find chords for Ingrid Michaelson’s beautiful song Keep Breathing, so today I decided to try my hand (and ear!) at creating my own tab for it. I’m not much of a finger-picker yet, so it’s just chords actually, but I think they work pretty well. Give the song a listen while you play to get the timing and such, and let me know what you think, or if there is something I missed!

See my original Ingrid Michaelson entry for info about where you can listen to and purchase Ingrid’s music. Or watch her perform The Way I Am, aka “The Sweater Song”, the song that is now being featured in the Old Navy commercial.

Keep Breathing by Ingrid Michaelson

   G      D  C   G       Bm    C
The storm is coming but I don't mind.
G   D   C     G     Bm       C
People are dying, I close my blinds.
Bm          C          G   D     G
All that I know is I'm breathing now.

G D         C     G     Bm       C(Instrumental)

G D       C         G        Bm        C
I want to change the world...instead I sleep.
G D    C    G        Bm        C
I want to believe in more than you and me.

Bm             C           G     D
But all that I know is I'm breathing.
Bm              C    G     D
All I can do is keep breathing.
Bm         C          G     D   C     G
All we can do is keep breathing nooooow.

C     D
Now ow ow ow
C      G      D
Now ow ow ow ow
G   C        D
Naoaaoooooo ow

Bm          C          G    D
All that I know is I'm breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All I can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D
All we can do is keep breathing
Bm          C          G    D    G
All we can do is keep breathing now.


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2 Responses to “Chords for Keep Breathing by Ingrid Michaelson”

  1. zephyrwild says:

    Thanks for the chords! I think it’s excellent! coz I’m lazy to play tabs LOL…but u might want to check the chorus part. D doesn’t fit in there quite nicely, but it’ll do :)

  2. Heather says:

    Zephyrwild, no problem! I too am lazy to play tabs, hehehe. Which also probably means I’ll be lazy to check on that D to be perfectly honest. :-) If you figure it out before I do, let me know and I’ll change it!

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