Wet Wet Wet - Broke Away chords

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A beautiful ballad from the Holding Back The River album
Sounds great as a solo piece.
Standard tuning, capo at 3rd fret



Verse 1
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D Bm         G       Em
I   I live a perfect life

D           Bm            Em       A
 All I ever want lies for-given

       D   C            G          Em
Took a-way all of those chains and said

        D    D/C#  D/B  D/A
Broke a-way -ay   -ay  -ay they 

    G    G/F# Em  D
Bro-oke       a  -way



Verse 2
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D      Bm     G      Em
Do you lead a better life

D              Bm             Em       A
 Even when the sweet turns to bitter

       D   C          G          Em
Took a-way all of our chains and said

        D    D/C#  D/B  D/A
Broke a-way -ay   -ay  -ay they

    G    G/F# Em  D
Bro-oke       a  -way



Chorus 1
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G                  A
 Walking round and out of place

D                    Bm
 Knowing that you've had a taste

G                  A      D     D9
 Walking round and out of place

    G                   A
And knowing what you're gonna do to

D                Bm
Break down those chains

E                         A
I can't tell you, wo, oh, oh

       D   C          G          Em
Took a-way all of our chains and said

        D    D/C#  D/B  D/A
Broke a-way -ay   -ay  -ay they

    G    G/F# Em  D
Bro-oke       a  -way



Verse 3
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D      Bm       G     Em
 Got a-way with my am-bition

D          Bm      Em         A
 Only if I want it  only if I don't

       D   C            G          Em
Took a-way all of those chains and said

        D    D/C#  D/B  D/A
Broke a-way -ay   -ay  -ay they

   G    G/F# Em  D
Bro-oke      a  -way



Chorus 2
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G                  A
 Walking round and out of place

D                    Bm
 Knowing that you've had a taste

G                  A      D     D9
 Walking round and out of place

    G                   A
And nothing what you're gonna do to

D            Bm
Break out on me

E                         A
 I can't tell you wo, oh, oh

       D   C           G          Em
Took a-way all of your chains and said they

        D    D/C#  D/B  D/A
Broke a-way -ay   -ay  -ay they 

    G    G/F# Em  D
Bro-oke       a  -way


Chorus 3
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G                  A
 Walking round and out of place

D                      Bm
 And knowing that Iíve had a taste

G                  A      D     D9
 Walking round and out of place

    G                   A
And knowing what you're gonna do to

D                Bm
Break down those chains

E                         A
 I can't tell you wo, oh, oh

       D   C            G          Em
Take a-way all of those chains and say

        D    D/C#  D/B  D/A
Broke a-way -ay   -ay  -ay they

    G    G/F# Em  D
Bro-oke       a  -way



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I hope I've done it justice!

Kevin O'Brien
Watford
England
December 2007 

watfordkev@gmail.com
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