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Hanging On Too Long ukulele

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    _______________________
   / Duffy                /  I think this song is pretty much straight forward.
  / Hanging on Too Long  /  It's about this naive girl looking back at her
 / Rockferry            /  foolish attempt to get the relationship going again
/______________________/  with some foolish guy she should've left long ago.


In this song many of the chords don't come on the beat 1. In such a bar I've
split it up in its 4 beats like this:
  1   2   3   4
| Dm  -   Gm7 Am7 | Am7 |
The dash just means to stay on the chord, of course.


 Chords:
(acoustic guitar tuned down a whole step)

     Dm  Gm7  Am7   F    A7   Bb  G/B  F/A  Dm/F  Db    F+5   F6  C11sus  C7
d:---0----0----2----3----2----0--------------0------- ---3----3-----5-----5---:
A:---0----1----3----0----0----1----2----0----0------- ---0----0-----5-----7---:
F:---0----0----2----0----2----0----2----0----0------- ---1----2-----5-----5---:
C:---2----2----4----0----1----2----2----0----2----1-- ---0----0-----5-----7---:
G:---2----0----2----2----2----3----4----2----2------- ---2----2-----5-----5---:
D:---0--------------3------------------------3------- ---3----3---------------:


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 Intro:
||: Dm - Gm7 Am7 | Am7 :|| 4x


 1st Verse:
||: Dm - Gm7 Am7 | Am7 :|| 4x

| F - F Gm7 | Gm7 | A7 - A7 Bb | Bb G/B |


 Interlude:
||: Dm - Gm7 Am7 | Am7 :||


 2nd Verse:
||: Dm - Gm7 Am7 | Am7 :|| 4x

| F - F Gm7 | Gm7 | A7 - A7 Bb | Bb |


 Chorus:
||: Gm7 - F/A Bb | Bb | Dm - Dm/F Dm | Dm :||

  | Gm7 - F/A Bb | Bb  Db |

The chorus actually has a bit more to it than just chords. Notice the fill in
the bar of Bb leading up to the chorus and the two fills in the chorus.
                  Chorus:
  Bb               Gm7 -   F/A Bb   Bb            Dm  - Dm/F Dm   Dm
:-0--------------|-0---0-0-----0--|-------------|-0---0------0--|--------------|
:-1--------------|-1---1-1-0---1--|-------------|-0---0------0--|--------------|
:-0---0---0------|-0---0-0-0---0--|---0---0--0--|-0---0-0----0--|---0---0------|
:-2---0h2-0--0---|-2---2-2-0---2--|---0h2-0--0--|-2---2-2-2--2--|---0h2-0--0---|
:-3---3---2--0h2-|-0---0-0-2---3--|---3---2--2--|-2---2-2-2--2--|---2---2--0h2-|
:----------------|----------------|----------3--|-0---0-0-3b-0--|--------------|



 Interlude:
similar to previous


 3rd Verse:
similar to 2nd Verse


 Chorus:
||: Gm7 - F/A Bb | Bb | Dm - Dm/F Dm | Dm :||


 Bridge:
| F | F+5 | F6 | A7 |
                    [break]
| Bb | G/B | C11sus | C7 |


 Breakdown Chorus:
||: Gm7 - F/A Bb | Bb | Dm - Dm/F Dm | Dm :|| 4x


 Final Chorus:
| Gm7 - F/A Bb | Bb | Dm - Dm/F Dm | Dm |

| Gm7 - F/A Bb | Bb | Dm - Dm/F Dm ...



It was just my mistake, thinking you cared
It was just my mistake, thinking you'd be there
That you'd be by my side
And that you wouldn't lie
My mistake

It was just my false hope, thinking we'd last, yeah
It was just my false hope, forgot all your pests
All those girls you denied
Smashed up hearts hung out to dry

I know it's wrong hanging on too long
I know it's wrong hanging on too long
But I need to move on
Hanging on too long

I was a fool for you, right from the start, yeah
I was a fool for you, hoping for a spark
For some kind of sign
That you would be mine

I know it's wrong, I do, hanging on too long, ooh
And I know it's wrong, hanging on too long

My heart was clutching
To one fair right
My head was pumping
It could put up a fight

I know it's wrong hanging on too long
I know it's wrong hanging on too long
And I need to move on
I'm hanging on too long

I know it's wrong hanging on too long
And I know it's wrong hanging on too long



Jon Sebastian Frederiksen - 5th /March /09
Just mail me at Maitinin@gmail.com with questions, comments and corrections!

            
            
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