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Holding back the years
Thinking of the fear I've had so long
When somebody hears
Listen to the fear that's gone
Strangled by the wishes of pater
Hoping for the arms of mater
Get to me the sooner or later

Holding back the years
Chance for me to escape from all I've known
Holding back the tears
Cause nothing here has grown
I've wasted all my tears
Wasted all those years
And nothing had the chance to be good
Nothing ever could yeah

I'll keep holding on
I'll keep holding on
I'll keep holding on
I'll keep holding on
So tight

I've wasted all my tears
Wasted all of those years
And nothing had the chance to be good
Cause nothing ever could oh yeah

I'll keep holding on
I'll keep holding on
I'll keep holding on
I'll keep holding on
Holding, holding, holding

That's all I have today
It's all I have to say



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    UnregisteredMar 30, 2012 at 6:37 pm
    It's tough when your divorced four years after marriage, with only one moment of intimacy, resulting in a daughter. You end up epileptic, and are literally kicked out of you profession to which youv've been giving so much. Contact with your daughter is rare if ever. You've learned the realities of you profession but no body wants to listen. All you can do is keep holding on.
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    UnregisteredFeb 25, 2012 at 4:09 pm
    I've always connected with this song, ever since i saw this interesting guy, "simply red", walking and singing it on mtv video, and listening to it on the radio, back when. Hit a chord for me way back then, the soulfulness, and always been one of my favs.

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