99 Red Balloons Chords Ukulele

4 min read Jun 10, 2024
99 Red Balloons Chords Ukulele

99 Red Balloons Ukulele Chords

"99 Red Balloons" is a popular song by Nena, a German band. It's a catchy tune with a simple chord progression, making it a great song to learn on the ukulele. Here are the chords you need to play this classic:

Chords

  • C - 0003
  • G - 0232
  • Am - x02210
  • F - 133211

Verse 1

(C) 99 red balloons, floating in the (G) air, (Am) Red balloons, a (F) hundred, a (C) hundred floating (G) there (Am) Red balloons, (F) they’re (C) dancing in the (G) breeze (Am) Red balloons, they’re (F) floating over (C) seas (G) Floating, (C) floating, (G) floating (C)

Chorus

(C) 99 red balloons, (G) I’m gonna (Am) give them all (F) to you (C) I’m gonna (G) give them (Am) all (F) to you (C) 99 red balloons, (G) I’m gonna (Am) give them all (F) to you

Verse 2

(C) 99 red balloons, (G) floating in the (Am) sky, (F) Then one (C) by (G) one (Am) they (F) begin to (C) fly (G) 99 red balloons (Am) in the (F) sun (C)
(G) Floating, (C) floating, (G) floating (C)

Chorus

(C) 99 red balloons, (G) I’m gonna (Am) give them all (F) to you (C) I’m gonna (G) give them (Am) all (F) to you (C) 99 red balloons, (G) I’m gonna (Am) give them all (F) to you

Bridge

(C) They flew so (G) high, (Am) Like a (F) dream, (C) They (G) came so (Am) close, (F) I (C) knew (G) I (Am) had (F) to (C) hold (G) on

Chorus

(C) 99 red balloons, (G) I’m gonna (Am) give them all (F) to you (C) I’m gonna (G) give them (Am) all (F) to you (C) 99 red balloons, (G) I’m gonna (Am) give them all (F) to you

Outro

(C) Floating, (G) floating, (C) floating, (G) Floating, (C) floating, (G) floating, (C) 99 red balloons…

Tips for Playing

  • This song is played in the key of C major.
  • You can use a strumming pattern of down, down, up, down for the verses and chorus.
  • Try experimenting with different strumming patterns and picking styles to add your own flair.
  • You can also add in some embellishments like hammer-ons and pull-offs for a more advanced sound.

Enjoy playing this classic song!

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