Adele – Someone Like You Chords

Adele’s “Someone like You” was written by none-other than Adele herself, in cooperation with Dan Wilson. The song is was released as the second single and closing track from the singer’s sophomore studio album, 2011’s “21.” The inspiration for the song came from a broken relationship, with the lyrics telling a story of Adele coming to terms with it. She later revealed enduring h3 emotional struggles while writing the composition.

The song has a slow tempo of 67 bpm, and it is in the key of A major. Adele’s vocal range spans from F#3 to E5 during the song.

“Someone Like You” became an instant success and was Adele’s first number-one single in the UK, holding onto that position for five consecutive weeks. The tune was also successful in Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Italy, France, and Switzerland, where it topped the charts, while in the US it became Adele’s second number one.

Lyrics and chords:

CAPO: II

[Intro]

G D Em C

[Verse 1]

G D
I heard that you’re settled down
Em C
That you found a girl and you’re married now
G D
I heard that your dreams came true
Em C
Guess she gave you things I didn’t give to you
G D
Old friend, why are you so shy?
Em C
Ain’t like you to hold back or hide from the light

[Pre-Chorus]

D Em
I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited
C
But I couldn’t stay away, I couldn’t fight it
D Em
I’d hoped you’d see my face and that you’d be reminded
C
That for me it isn’t over

[Chorus]

G D Em C
Never mind, I’ll find someone like you
G D Em C
I wish nothing but the best for you too
G D Em C
Don’t forget me, I beg, I’ll remember you say
G D Em C
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead
G D Em C
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead

[Verse 2]

G D
You know how the time flies
Em C
Only yesterday was the time of our lives
G D
We were born and raised in a summer haze
Em C
Bound by the surprise of our glory days

[Pre-Chorus]

D Em
I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited
C
But I couldn’t stay away, I couldn’t fight it
D Em
I’d hoped you’d see my face and that you’d be reminded
C
That for me it isn’t over

[Chorus]

G D Em C
Never mind, I’ll find someone like you
G D Em C
I wish nothing but the best for you too
G D Em C
Don’t forget me, I beg, I’ll remember you say
G D Em C
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead, yeah

[Bridge]

D
Nothing compares, no worries or cares
Em
Regrets and mistakes, they are memories made
C Am G C
Who would have known how bittersweet this would taste?

[Chorus]

G D Em C
Never mind, I’ll find someone like you
G D Em C
I wish nothing but the best for you
G D Em C
Don’t forget me, I beg, I’ll remember you say
G D Em C
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead

[Chorus]

G D Em C
Never mind, I’ll find someone like you
G D Em C
I wish nothing but the best for you too
G D Em C
Don’t forget me, I beg, I’ll remember you say
G D Em C
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead
G D Em C
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead

[Outro]

G

You can find fully illustrated guitar chords here.

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