She & Him – Sentimental Heart (Chords)

She & Him – Sentimental Heart (Chords)

I was a bit disappointed to find no ukulele on the album from Zooey Deschanel’s collaboration with M Ward. Particularly after statements like this.

Nevertheless, I love this song.

Suggested Strumming

If you want to emulate the piano, all you need is good old Strum #1 from the Strum Bible: all down strums.

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  1. sam July 7th, 2009 6:26 pm

    oh thank you so much! i was looking for this song yesterday. this makes me really happy!

  2. SomewhatEpic July 7th, 2009 6:41 pm

    I will forgive the conspicuous absence of a ukulele from the album any day to have some one as well known (and easy on the eyes and ears) as Zooey proselytizing for the instrument. Also, as always thanks for the post.

  3. zoesaysno July 7th, 2009 9:09 pm

    I love this song! I had to play it when I saw it on twitter lol

  4. Woodshed July 7th, 2009 9:48 pm

    sam: You’re very welcome.

    SomewhatEpic: I still think she should put her ukulele where her mouth is.

    zoesaysno: It is a great song. Easily the best on the album.

  5. todd July 7th, 2009 11:04 pm

    ‘I still think she should put her ukulele where her mouth is.’

    ha ha love it…..

    I like what i’ve heard of their music…..the only other thing is:

    While I appreciate her fervor for uke preservation, I hardly think it’s usage is going to die out…..I first noticed uke enthusiasm in 2004 (i’m sure it was re-brewing way before that) and from 2004 to now there seems to be a significant increase in ‘uke buzz, uke players, and uke music’ being incorporated into movies, commercials, kids t.v. programming, and contemporary music recordings, etc…..

  6. mictoboy July 8th, 2009 9:35 am

    that’s a lovely song. Thanks for the chords.
    Being a tedious out-of-touch middle age fool, i rely on sites like the hunt to keep me in touch with ‘the kids’ – keep it up!

    this may be the first song in a while that won’t earn me foul looks from the missus :)

  7. Donya Quixote July 8th, 2009 4:22 pm

    YAY! I love She & Him. You’re an angel.

  8. Jimmy July 8th, 2009 4:36 pm

    I do like She & Him. That album is maybe my 2nd second favourite album by an actress. Number one of course is Scarlett Johansson’s album of Tom Wait’s covers.

    Cheers for this!

  9. Woodshed July 8th, 2009 6:52 pm

    todd: Yeah, I think that article was rather over-egging the ‘Deschanel saves the ukulele’ angle.

    mictoboy: If you’re relying on me to keep up with the kids, you are in serious trouble.

    Donya: I definitely am not.

    Jimmy: I’ve heard one of the Johansson songs – I thought it was OK. You know who’s really bad: Hayden Panettiere.

  10. Suzanne July 8th, 2009 9:43 pm

    I’ve been playing this song on my banjo-uke for about 7 months now. Simple songs played on pianos are easy to work on on the uke. Yet rather than going to Dm in the chorus, I use F C G C. Maybe I’m just used to the way I play, but I’m finding it difficult to sing the chorus with a Dm.
    And on the lyrics its “heaving devotion” not healing. And the secord chorus actually goes “piece of the puzzle, I’m your missing part..” Ya know.. just in case you wanted to know.

  11. Loutre July 8th, 2009 10:58 pm

    Same as Suzanne, I’ve been playing a G instead of your Dm.

  12. Woodshed July 11th, 2009 10:54 am

    Suzanne and Loutre: I can’t vouch for the lyrics (I just copied them off the net), but I’m pretty confident on the Dm.

  13. Lesley July 10th, 2010 6:14 pm

    I have tried the suggested down strum for this song. Anyone have suggestions on another strum pattern to give the song a lil pep?

  14. Amanda July 25th, 2010 6:01 am

    Hmm.. that’s interesting because recently at SXSW in Austin she was playing an electric ukulele at her She&Him Concert. So… I don’t know? Her ukulele was present there.

  15. Woodshed July 25th, 2010 10:35 pm

    Amanda: She does seem to playing out with the uke more now. Hopefully that’ll mean there’s more of it on the next album.

  16. Charlotte January 4th, 2013 6:36 pm

    I can play it. Now I just have to sing it. *glasses shatter dogs howl*

  17. Woodshed January 5th, 2013 11:12 am

    Charlotte: Well done! If you can sing at all you’re way ahead of me.

  18. Trish June 11th, 2013 10:33 am

    Any chance you could post the strumming pattern?

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