Hold Back The River, by James Bay - guitarplayerbox - Easy guitar songs for guitar beginners and newcomers

Hold Back The River

James Bay
Chords used in this song: A#, C, Dm, F, Gm
A#Chord: A#
CChord: C
DmChord: Dm
FChord: F
GmChord: Gm
[Intro]
Dm  F  A#  F  A#  F  C


[Verse]
Dm        F        A#       F
Tried to keep you close to me,
     A#        F         C
but life got in between
Dm          F        A#       F
Tried to square not being there
     A#         F              C
but think that I should have been


[Chorus]
A#
Hold back the river, let me look in your eyes
F
Hold back the river, so I
A#
Can stop for a minute and see where you hide
F
Hold back the river, hold back


[Interlude]
Dm  F


[Verse]
Dm       F     A#       F
Once upon a different life
     A#       F               C
We rode our bikes into the sky
Dm        F        A#       F
But now we call against the tide
       A#       F                C
Those distant days are flashing by


[Chorus]
A#
Hold back the river, let me look in your eyes
A#
Hold back the river, so I
F
Can stop for a minute and see where you hide
F                             C
Hold back the river, hold back


[Chorus]
A#
Hold back the river, let me look in your eyes
A#
Hold back the river, so I
F
Can stop for a minute and see where you hide
F                             C
Hold back the river, hold back


[Interlude]
Dm  F  A#  F  A#  F  C


[Bridge]
F                                      A#
Lonely water, lonely water, won't you let us wander
Gm
Let us hold each other
F                                      A#
Lonely water, lonely water, won't you let us wander
Gm
Let us hold each other


[Chorus]
A#
Hold back the river, let me look in your eyes
A#
Hold back the river, so I
F
Can stop for a minute and see where you hide
F                             C
Hold back the river, hold back


[Chorus]
A#
Hold back the river, let me look in your eyes
A#
Hold back the river, so I
F
Can stop for a minute and see where you hide
F                             C
Hold back the river, hold back


[Outro]
F                                      A#
Lonely water, lonely water, won't you let us wander
Gm
Let us hold each other
F                                      A#
Lonely water, lonely water, won't you let us wander
Gm
Let us hold each other

Dm  F  A#  F  A#  F  C
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