Simply Red - Holding Back The Years Chords

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Standard guitar tuning:
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No capo

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Very simple song to play just three chords. This is 100% correct, saw him play it on t.v. Mostly played with just down strokes. If you like you can change the em9 for a gmaj7 sounds just as good. chords used: Em (022000) A (x02220) Em9 (010001)

Intro

Em A x4

Verse 1

Em9 Holding back the Ayears, Em9 thinking of the Afear I've had so long, Em9 When somebody A hears, Em9 listen to the fAear that’s gone, Em9 Strangled by the Awishes of pater, Em9 hoping for the Aarms of mater Em9 Get to me the Asooner or later A

Em9 A x2

Verse 2

Em9 Holding back the Ayears, Em9 chance for me toA escape from all I’ve known Em9 Holding back the Atears, Em9 cause nothing here has Agrown A Em9 I’ve wasted all my Atears, Em9 wasted all Athose years Em9 And nothing had the Achance to be good,Em9 nothing ever Acould yeah whoa

Chorus 1

Em I’ll keep Aholding on, Em I’ll keep Aholding on Em I’ll keep Aholding on, Em I’ll keep Aholding on A So Emtight A Em A oh now A

Verse 3

Em9 Well I’ve wasted all Amy tears, Em9 wasted allA those years

Em9 A Em9

AAnd nothing had the chance to be good, Cause' nothing ever could yeah

Chorus 2

Em I’ll keep Aholding on, Em I’ll keep Aholding on Em I’ll keep Aholding on, Em I’ll keep Aholding on

A Em9 A

HAolding, holding, holding_________

Outro

Em9 That’s all I have Atoday Em9 It’s all I have to Asay Em9 A