Can’t Stop The Feeling chords



You can learn how to play Can’t Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake!

Originally intended to be just the soundtrack for the animated film Trolls, Can’t Stop The Feeling! was released six months before the film as a single and instantly took off.

Written and produced by Timberlake and Swedish pop producers Max Martin and Shellback the song climbed high in the charts in 2016. Hitting the #1 spot in over 30 countries.

In the very clever music video seeing Justin doing everyday things, what he actually did was encourage fans to make their own versions, something Pharrell also did for his, also animated film single, Happy.

Adding the film, the single success, and the fan video all together makes Can’t Stop The Feeling one of the biggest songs of its decade.

The chord progression has been misinterpreted by every chord website I’ve seen, below you find the correct chords and lyrics for Can’t Stop The Feeling! It’s got Swedish pop production simplicity written all over it…


Can’t Stop The Feeling chords and lyrics


||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
Ah, yeah, ah, yeah

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
I got this feelin’ inside my bones,
it goes electric, wavy when I turn it on.
All through my city, all through my home,
we’re flyin’ up, no ceilin’, when we in our zone.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
I got that sunshine in my pocket, got that good soul in my feet.
I feel that hot blood in my body when it drops (ooh).
I can’t take my eyes up off it, movin’ so phenomenally.
Room on lock, the way we rock it, so don’t stop.

| C11 | C |
And under the lights when everything goes.
| C11 | C |
Nowhere to hide when I’m gettin’ you close.
| Bb11 | Bb |
When we move, well, you already know.
| Fm7 | Bb11 |
So just imagine, just imagine, just imagine.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
Nothin’ I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance.
Feel a good, good creepin’ up on you, so just dance, dance, dance, come on.
All those things I shouldn’t do, but you dance, dance, dance.
And ain’t nobody leavin’ soon, so keep dancin’.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
I can’t stop the feelin’, so just dance, dance, dance.
I can’t stop the feelin’, so just dance, dance, dance, come on.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
Ooh, it’s something magical, it’s in the air,
it’s in my blood, it’s rushin’ on (rushin’ on).
I don’t need no reason, don’t need control (need control),
I fly so high, no ceiling, when I’m in my zone.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
‘Cause I got that sunshine in my pocket, got that good soul in my feet.
I feel that hot blood in my body when it drops (ooh).
I can’t take my eyes up off it, moving so phenomenally.
Room on lock, the way we rock it, so don’t stop (stop, stop, stop).

| C11 | C |
Under the lights when everything goes.
| C11 | C |
Nowhere to hide when I’m gettin’ you close.
| Bb11 | Bb |
When we move, well, you already know.
| Fm7 | Bb11 |
So just imagine, just imagine, just imagine.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
Nothing I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance, girl.
Feel a good, good, creepin’ up on you, so just dance, dance, dance, come on.
All those things I shouldn’t do, but you dance, dance, dance.
And ain’t nobody leavin’ soon, so keep dancin’.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
I can’t stop the feelin’, so just dance, dance, dance.
I can’t stop the feelin’, so just dance, dance, dance.
I can’t stop the feelin’, so just dance, dance, dance.
I can’t stop the feelin’ (yeah), so keep dancin’, come on.

| (C) | (A) | (F) | (A) | (C) | (A) |
Oh, yeah, yeah. I can’t stop the, I can’t stop the, 
| (F) | (A) | N.C |
I can’t stop the, I can’t stop the, I can’t stop the feelin’.

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
Nothing I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance (I can’t stop the feelin’).
Feel the good, good, creepin’ up on you, so just dance, dance, dance, come on (I can’t stop the feelin’).
All those things I shouldn’t do, but you dance, dance, dance (dance, dance, dance) (I can’t stop the feelin’).
And ain’t nobody leavin’ soon, so keep dancin’ (I can’t stop the feelin’).

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||
Everybody sing, got this feeling in my body (I can’t stop the feelin’).
Got this feeling in my body (I can’t stop the feelin’).
Wanna see you move your body (I can’t stop the feelin’).
Got this feelin’ in my body, break it down.

||: N.C :|| x4
Got this feelin’ in my body (ah).
Can’t stop the feelin’.
Got this feelin’ in my body, come on (ooh).


Can’t Stop The Feeling chord progression

Search the web for Can’t Stop The Feeling chords and you’ll find this:

| C | Am | F | Am | or in some cases, Am7 and Fmaj7.

Am7 is kind of correct, but not absolutely perfect. What is actually going on is a C chord in root position (as keyboard players like to say). This means root, 3rd, 5th. So C – E – G, in that order.

Below this chord, the bass changes from C – A – F – A. So the best way to write the chord progression for Can’t Stop The Feeling is like this:

||: C | C/A | C/F | C/A :||

Should you want to write this down as chords starting on each root note, you could say:

||: C | Am7 | Fmaj9omit3 | Am7 :||

But this is just making it unnecessarily complicated.

The bridge could be seen as starting off with a Bb/C or a C11, which is the same thing. This is followed by Bb11Bb.


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