Holding On For Life Uke tab by Broken Bells

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Intro:
Bm chordBm Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA


Verse 1:

Bm chordBm
Girl take a seat

Bm chordBm
Rest your weary bones

G chordG A chordA
The secret's safe in my hands

Bm chordBm
Tell me 'bout the years and

Bm chordBm
let me buy an hour

G chordG A chordA
Maybe help me to understand



Pre Chorus:

Bm chordBm
Ain't nobody calling

Bm chordBm
Ain't nobody home

Em chordEm F# chordF#
What a lovely day to be lonely



Chorus:

F# chordF#
You're holding on for life

Bm chordBm
holding on for life You're

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA
holding on for love

Bm chordBm
You're holding on for life

Bm chordBm
holding on for life You're

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA
holding on for love



Instrumental:

Bm chordBm Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA (2 times)



Verse 2:

Bm chordBm
Light another cigarette

Bm chordBm
Burning in the cold

G chordG A chordA
Waiting on the street for your man

Bm chordBm
You're trying not to look so

Bm chordBm
young miserable

G chordG A chordA
You gotta get your kicks while you can



Pre Chorus:

Bm chordBm
and in the lighter corner

Bm chordBm
Sitting on your own

Em chordEm F# chordF#
What a lovely day to be lonely



Chorus:

F# chordF#
You're holding on for life

Bm chordBm
holding on for life You're

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA
holding on for love

Bm chordBm
You're holding on for life

Bm chordBm
holding on for life You're

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA
holding on for love



Bridge:

E chordE
Well you might belong

Cmaj7 chordCmaj7
To another time

G chordG A chordA
Still you have to carry on here

E chordE Cmaj7 chordCmaj7
No where else to go and you never know

G chordG A chordA
What to hide and what to show no



Pre Chorus:

Bm chordBm Bm chordBm Em chordEm F# chordF#



Chorus:

F# chordF#
You're holding on for life

Bm chordBm
holding on for life You're

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA
holding on for love

Bm chordBm
You're holding on for life

Bm chordBm
holding on for life You're

Bm chordBm G chordG A chordA
holding on for love



Bm chordBm Bm chordBm Em chordEm F# chordF#

 

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About this song

"Holding On for Life" is a song performed by American alternative rock band Broken Bells. It is written by band members James Mercer and Brian Burton, and produced by Brian Burton.This song was originally recorded for the band's second studio album, After the Disco, where it appears as the third track. It was released on November 21, 2013 as the lead single from the album. Read more on Last.fm.