Hillsong United – Oceans Chords

“Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” is a song by Hillston United, written by Matt Crocker, Joel Houston and Salomon Ligthelm. Featuring lead vocals by Taya Smith, the track was released as the second single from their album “Zion” on September 10, 2013.

In the United States, the song has spent the most number of weeks at the top on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart. It hit the number one position on the chart for the first time in December of 2013 and was the top song of 2014. An EP “Oceans” features the album, radio, Red Rocks live, and remix versions of the song.

On September 30th of 2014, a Spanish version of the song, “Oceanos (Donde Mis Pies Pueden Fallar)”, also sung by Taya Smith, was released to digital retailers. The album version of the song was featured on the compilations, WOW Worship Lime and WOW Hits 2015.

Lyrics and chords:

Capo 4 (Capo 7 for original)

[Intro]

Em G/F G D C
Em G/F G D C

[Verse 1]

Em D/F# G
You call me out upon the waters
D C
The great unknown where feet may fail
Em D/F# G
And there I find you in the mystery
D C
In oceans deep, my faith will stand

[Chorus]

C G D
And I will call upon Your name
C G D
And keep my eyes above the waves
C
When oceans rise
G D
My soul will rest in Your embrace
C G
For I am Yours and You are mine

[Instrumental]

Em D/F# G D C

[Verse 2]

Em D/F# G
Your grace abounds in deepest waters
D C
Your sovereign hand will be my guide
Em D/F# G
Where feet may fail and fear surrounds me
D C
You’ve never failed and You won’t start now

[Chorus]

C G D
And I will call upon Your name
C G D
And keep my eyes above the waves
C
When oceans rise
G D
My soul will rest in Your embrace
C G
For I am Yours and You are mine
C G D
And I will call upon Your name
C G D
And keep my eyes above the waves
C
When oceans rise
G D
My soul will rest in Your embrace
C G
For I am Yours and You are mine

[Instrumental]

Em D/F# G D C

[Bridge]

Em C
Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
G
Let me walk upon the water
D
Wherever You would call me
Em C
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
G
And my faith will be made stronger
D
In the presence of my Savior
Em C
Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
G
Let me walk upon the water
D
Wherever You would call me
Em C
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
G
And my faith will be made stronger
D
In the presence of my Savior
Em C
Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
G
Let me walk upon the water
D
Wherever You would call me
Em C
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
G
And my faith will be made stronger
D
In the presence of my Savior

[Chorus]

C G D
And I will call upon Your name
C G D
And keep my eyes above the waves
C
When oceans rise
G D
My soul will rest in Your embrace
C G
For I am Yours and You are mine
C G D
And I will call upon Your name
C G D
And keep my eyes above the waves
C
When oceans rise
G D
My soul will rest in Your embrace
C G
For I am Yours and You are mine

[Outro]

Em D/F# G D C

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