James Bay – Hold Back The River Chords

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Capo:
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CAPO on 5th Fret

Am7   x02010    Gsus4  32001x
B/C   x2x01x    G      320003
C     x32010    Dm     xx0231
F     133211

[Verse I]
***This is an easier way to play this song
Am7   B/C  C        F        C
Tried to   keep you close to me,
    F        C         Gsus4  G
But life got in between
Am7   B/C   C         F     C
Tried to   square not being there
    F          C                 Gsus4  G
But think that I should have been

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

[Verse II]
Am7  B/C  C     F         C
Once u----pon a different life
   F        C                 Gsus4  G
We rode our bikes into the sky
    Am7  B/C  C      F          C
But now  we   crawl against the tide
      F       C                 Gsus4  G
Those distant days are flashing by

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

Am7  B/C  C    F   C
Ooh
F   C   Gsus4  G

[Bridge]
C             C                      F
Lonely water, lonely water won't you let us wander
Dm
Let us hold each other
C             C                      F
Lonely water, lonely water won't you let us wander
*Dm  *single strum
 Let us hold each other

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

[Outro]
C             C                      F
Lonely water, lonely water won't you let us wander
Dm
Let us hold each other
C             C                      F
Lonely water, lonely water won't you let us wander
*Dm  *single strum
 Let us hold each other


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