In the End – Linkin Park – Piano Notes and Chords



Piano Notes and Chords for In the End – Linkin Park


This post will provide the melody notes (right hand letter notes) and chords (left hand notes) for the song In the End by Linkin Park.

Key Information for the Song In the End by Linkin Park

Scale: C major (All Natural Notes, All white keys)
C Major Scale Notes: C, D, E, F, G, A, B
Key Signature: Blank (No flats, No sharps)
Tempo: 105 bpm
Time Signature: 4/4
Difficulty Level: Beginner, Intermediate


Tips to Play the Piano Notes for In the End

Octave - Asterisk (Star symbol)

  • Middle Octave: C D E F G A B
  • Higher Octave: Star symbol after the note - C* D* E* F* G* A* B*
  • Lower Octave: Star symbol before the note - *C *D *E *F *G *A *B

Fast Notes – Brackets

Some letter notes for the song In the End are given in brackets like (notes); they are meant to be played quickly or fast, similar to 16th, 32nd, or sometimes 8th notes in sheet music.

Play these notes continuously and connectedly, following the In the End song’s rhythm and lyrics.

The next regular note is written immediately after the closing bracket.

Sustained Notes – Wavy Lines

The wavy line symbol ~ (tilde) following a note indicates sustained notes.

  • One tilde signifies a quarter-note duration on the piano sheet.
  • Two tildes denote a half-note duration.
  • Three tildes signify a whole note duration.

Therefore, press and hold the note for the appropriate duration based on the number of tildes while playing the piano notes for the In the End song.


Tips to Play the Chords for In the End

  • Letter notes are written above the words, showing you which note to sing for each syllable.
  • Chords are written below the lyrics to tell you which chords to play on your instrument along with the song.
  • vertical bar (like this: |) is placed within the lyrics to show you exactly where to change chords.

In the End Piano Notes and Chords

Intro Music

| D A A F  | E E E (E F)
| Dm         | C

| D A A F | E E E (E F)
| Bb          | C

| D A A F  | E E E (E F)
| Dm         | C

| D A A F | E~~
| Bb          | C


Verse 1 (Part 1)

One thing, I don’t know why
It doesn’t even matter how hard you try
Keep that in mind, I designed this rhyme
To explain in due time


F*                 | E*~~
It starts with | one thing, I don’t know why
                     | Dm

   | A*~~                           F*
It | doesn’t even matter how hard you try
   | C

| E*~~
Keep that in mind, I designed this rhyme
| Bb

      | D*~~ F*
To | explain in due time
      | C


Verse 1 (Part 2)

Time is a valuable thing
Watch it fly by as the pendulum swings
Watch it count down to the end of the day
The clock ticks life away


       | E*~~
All I | know    Time is a valuable thing
       | Dm

| A*~~                           F*
| Watch it fly by as the pendulum swings
| C

| E*~~
| Watch it count down to the end of the day
| Bb

                 | D*~~ F*
The clock | ticks life away
                  | C


Verse 1 (Part 3)

It’s so unreal
Didn’t look out below
Watch the time go right out the window
Tryin’ to hold on, d-didn’t even know
I wasted it all just to watch you go


| D* A* A* F*
It’s so un | real  Didn’t look out below
| Dm

| E* E* E* (E* F*)
Watch the time go right out the window
| C

| D* A* A* F*
Tryin’ to hold on, d-didn’t even know
| Bb

| E* E* E* (E* F*)
I | wasted it all just to watch you go
| C


Pre-Chorus

I kept everything inside
And even though I tried, it all fell apart
What it meant to me will eventually be
A memory of a time when I tried so hard


| D* A* A* F*
I kept everything inside
| Dm

| E* E* E* (E* F*)
And even | though I tried, it all fell apart
| C

| D* A* A* F*
What it meant to me will eventually be
| Bb

| E*~~
A memory | of a time when I tried so hard
| C


Chorus

I tried so hard and got so far
But in the end, it doesn’t even matter
I had to fall to lose it all
But in the end, it doesn’t even matter


(A)  C*     D*  | E*~    (E*)  E*   C*  | C*~~
I      tried  so  | hard   and  got  so  | far
                       | Dm                          | F

(C* C*)   D*  | E*~~
But in     the  | end,
                     | C

D*  (E* D*)   E* F*  | E*~ D*
it     doesn’t  even   | matter
                                | Bb


(A)  C*  D*  | E*~  (E*) E*    C* |  C*~~
I      had to  | fall    to   lose  it    | all
                    | Dm                       | F

(C* C*)   D*  | E*~~
But in     the  | end,
                     | C

D*  (E* D*)   E* D*   |  F*~ (E* D*)  C*~ (D* C*) A
it     doesn’t  even    | matter~~
                                | Bb


Verse 2

| One thing, I don’t know why
| Dm

It | doesn’t even matter how hard you try
   | C

| Keep that in mind I designed this rhyme
| Bb

To | remind myself how
     | C

I tried so | hard, in spite of the way you were mocking me
                | Dm

|   Acting like I was part of your property
| C

|    Remembering all the times you fought with me
| Bb

|   I’m surprised it got so | far
| C                                    | Dm

Things aren’t the way they were before

| You wouldn’t even recognize me anymore
| C

|     Not that you knew me back then
| Bb

But it | all comes back to me
         | C

In the | end you kept everything inside
          | Dm

And even | though I tried, it all fell apart
                 | C

| What it meant to me will eventually be
| Bb

A memory|  of a time when
                 | C


Chorus

I tried so hard and got so far
But in the end, it doesn’t even matter
I had to fall to lose it all
But in the end, it doesn’t even matter


(A)  C*     D*  | E*~    (E*)  E*   C*  | C*~~
I      tried  so  | hard   and  got  so  | far
                       | Dm                          | F

(C* C*)   D*  | E*~~
But in     the  | end,
                     | C

D*  (E* D*)   E* F*  | E*~ D*
it     doesn’t  even   | matter
                                | Bb


(A)  C*  D*  | E*~  (E*) E*    C* |  C*~~
I      had to  | fall    to   lose  it    | all
                    | Dm                       | F

(C* C*)   D*  | E*~~
But in     the  | end,
                     | C

D*  (E* D*)   E* D*   |  F*~ (E* D*)  C*~ (D* C*) A
it     doesn’t  even    | matter~~
                                | Bb




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