One World, One Heart Beating Lyrics & Chords

For those of you who want to sing and play along.  It’s amazing what you can do with three chords, isn’t it?

One World, One Heart Beating
© 2012 Oona McOuat
by Oona McOuat
Chorus: One Heart Beating
by Sue Kirkpatrick
Spanish Lyrics translated by Jose Sanchez

Intro Chords:     C   G   F   G
C   G   F

Verse 1:
G                    C     G F
I am just a child
G                 C     G    F
but I understand,
G                            C                   G   F
That love will mend our broken hearts,
G                           C    G   F
Love will heal the land.

G                             C  G   F
Quand je ferme les yeux,
G                          C    G   F
Je vois ce qui est vrai,
G                               C   G   F
Je suis juste comme toi,
G                      C   G   F
Un enfant qui rêve de paix.

               (Translation from French):
               When I close my eyes
               I see what is true,
               Joy and peace and beauty
               I am just like you.

Chorus:
G                      C               G             F             G
Nous sommes un monde, une voix, un coeur qui bat,
C               G                          F           G
Wir sind eine Welt, eine Stimme, ein einziger Herzschlag,
C               G               F              G
We are one world, one voice, one heart beating
C              G               F              G
We are one world, one voice, one heart beating.

Instrumental
C   G   F   G
C   G   F

Verse 2:
G                       C   G   F
No puedo entender
G              C        G     F
porque tanta guerra,
G                    C      G            F
Yo quiero ayudar al mundo
G                   C       G   F
Pero no sé qué hacer.

              (Translation from Spanish):
              I don’t understand
              why there’s war the whole world through,
              I want to help our planet,
              But I don’t know what to do.

G                          C     G    F
When darkness seems too much,
G                               C       G   F
Hope comes shining through,
G                  C     G   F
You are not alone,
G           C         G    F
I am here with you. Oh…..

Chorus:
C               G               F              G
We are one world, one voice, one heart beating
C              G                F             G
We are one world, one voice, one heart beating.
C                            G                 F                             G
Everybody living in this world, Everybody’s got a voice, let’s use it,
C                            G                    F              G
Everybody living in this world; One heart beating.
C              G               F             G
We are one world – we are one heart beating,
C                        G                F             G
Nous sommes un monde, un coeur qui bat.

Rap:
C                                   G
You might look like the other but I know you’re my brother,
F                                   G
Animosity will fall when we love, y’all.
C                                   G
It’s all about choosing, not winning or losing,
F                                     G                      C
Forget and forgive so we can live as one.

Chorus: (First phrase comes underneath end of rap…)

G               F              G
We are one world, one voice, one heart beating,
C              G               F            G
We are one world, one voice, one heart beating.

Chords continue over the round below til fade...

C    G    F    G

We are one …. (Everybody living in this world,
Everybody’s got a voice let’s use it,
Everybody living in this world, one heart beating.)

We are one world, we are one heart beating,
We are one world, one heart beating.
Solo un mundo, solo, solo un mundo,
Solo un mundo, solo un mundo.
We are one world, we are one heart beating,
We are one world, one heart beating.
Solo un mundo, solo, solo un mundo,
Solo un mundo, solo un mundo…

Fade  

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