Hooked On A Feeling chords



You can learn to play Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede!

Hooked On A Feeling was written by Mark James, an American songwriter who also wrote Suspicious Minds and Always On My Mind for Elvis.

First released by B.J Thomas in 1968, the song reached #5 the following year.

In 1974, Blue Swede and Bjorn Skiffs released their version, now with Ooga-Chaka’s, and had an international worldwide hit, reaching #1 in the U.S.

Since then, the song has popped up in popular culture three times more. In 1992 in Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, in 1998 in the TV series Ally McBeal and as late as 2014 for Guardians Of The Galaxy.


Hooked On A Feeling chords and lyrics


||: Ooga-Chaka Ooga-Ooga:||

| Ab | Eb | Ab7 | Db |
I can’t stop this feeling, deep inside of me.
| Dbm | Ab | Eb | Eb
Girl, you just don’t realize, what you do to me.

| Ab | Cm |
When you hold me, in your arms so tight.
| Fm | Ab |
You let me know, everything’s alright.

| Db | Eb N.C |
I, I, I. I’m hooked on a feeling, 
| Ab | Eb | Db | Eb |
I’m high on believing. 
| Ab Cm | Db Eb | 2/4 Eb |
That you’re in love with me.

| 4/4 Ab | Eb | Ab7 | Db |
Lips as sweet as candy, it’s taste is on my mind.
| Dbm | Ab | Eb | Eb
Girl, you got me thirsty, for another cup of wine.

| Ab | Eb | Ab7 | Db |
Got a bug from you girl, but I don’t need no cure.
| Dbm | Ab | Eb | Eb
I just stay a victim, if I can for sure.

| Ab | Cm |
All the good love, when we’re all alone.
| Fm | Ab |
Keep it up girl, yeah, you turn me on.

| Db | Eb N.C |
I, I, I. I’m hooked on a feeling, 
| Ab | Eb | Db | Eb |
I’m high on believing. 
| Ab Cm | Db Eb | 2/4 Eb |
That you’re in love with me.

| Ab | Eb | Ab7 | Db | Dbm | Dbm |

||: Ooga-Chaka Ooga-Ooga:||

| Ab | Cm |
All the good love, when we’re all alone.
| Fm | Ab |
Keep it up, girl, Yeah, you turn me on.

| Db | Eb N.C |
I, I, I. I’m hooked on a feeling, 
| Ab | Eb | Db | Eb |
I’m high on believing. 
| Ab Cm | Db Eb |
That you’re in love with me.

| Ab | Eb | Db | Eb |
I’m hooked on a feeling, and I’m high on believing. 
| Ab Cm | Db Eb |
That you’re in love with me.

| Ab | Eb | Db | Eb |
I said I’m hooked on a feeling, and I’m high on believing.  
| Ab Cm | Db Eb |
That you’re in love with me.
| Ab | Eb |
I’m hooked on a feeling.


Hooked On A Feeling chord progression

The chord progression has a nice twist on the standard I, IV, and V chords, but also feature the I – III and the super sad IV – IVm.

The verse moves like this: I – V – I7 – IV – IVm – I – V.

| Ab | Eb | Ab7 | Db |
| Dbm | Ab | Eb | Eb

The bridge is this in roman numerals: I – III – VI – I.

| Ab | Cm | Fm | Ab |

Finally, the chorus is this: IV – V – I – V – IV – V. Followed by I – III – IV – V.

| Db | Eb N.C |
| Ab | Eb | Db | Eb |
| Ab Cm | Db Eb | 2/4 Eb |


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