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Hold Back the River

Music by James Bay

Originally Performed by James Bay

"Hold Back the River" is a song by the English singer-songwriter James Bay. It was released in the United Kingdom on 17 November 2014 by Republic Records as the second single from Bay's first studio album Chaos and the Calm (2015). The song was written by the Ivor Novello award winner Iain Archer with Bay and produced by Jacquire King. The song peaked at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Song, after the success of "Let It Go", it was planned to go for adds on 27 September 2016, but it was cancelled.

    Release Date: 2014

Songbooks and Arrangements


Mark De-Lisser : Sing Out! A Cappella : SATB : Songbook & Online Audio : 14048235

Mark De-Lisser : Sing Out! A Cappellanew

Vocal coach and choral director Mark De-Lisser, who has edited and arranged the highly acclaimed Sing Out! series, here turns his attention to the a cappella repertoire, with five uplifting songs for SATB choir in this sixth pop repertoire book in the series.

As before, these songs have each been selected for their positive lyrics and heart-warming feel, making them ideal to teach to adults and children. With an enticing selection of pop songs, including Sigma's Higher, Jess Glynne's Don't Be So Hard on Yourself, Ronnie Laws' Always There, Coldplay's Paradise and James Bay's Hold Back the River, this compilation has something for everyone.

Arranged for the first time for SATB choir, this book includes a download card with access to full demonstrations and individual rehearsal tracks of each vocal line recorded by members of ACM Gospel Choir. The scores feature keyboard reductions for ease of learning. Helpful hints for performing the pieces and an introduction to beat-boxing are also included in this book, giving you everything you need to learn these well-loved songs.

Songlist: Higher, Don't Be Hard on Yourself, Always There, Paradise, Hold Back The River

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Voicing: SATB | 4545b | Songbook & Online Audio | $19.50 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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Hold Back the River : SATB : Roger Emerson : James Bay : James Bay : Songbook & Online Audio : 00154232 : 888680099183

Roger Emerson : Hold Back the River

British guitarist-songwriter-singer James Bay touches hearts and emotions with this 2015 chart hit that has a perfect musical arc from intimate opening to a powerful and stirring peak and returning for a hushed closing.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: James Bay Performed By: James Bay

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00154232


Hold Back the River : SAB : Roger Emerson : James Bay : James Bay : Sheet Music : 00154233 : 888680099190

Roger Emerson : Hold Back the River

British guitarist-songwriter-singer James Bay touches hearts and emotions with this 2015 chart hit that has a perfect musical arc from intimate opening to a powerful and stirring peak and returning for a hushed closing.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: James Bay Performed By: James Bay

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00154233


Hold Back the River : 2-Part : Roger Emerson : James Bay : James Bay : Sheet Music : 00154234 : 888680099206

Roger Emerson : Hold Back the River

British guitarist-songwriter-singer James Bay touches hearts and emotions with this 2015 chart hit that has a perfect musical arc from intimate opening to a powerful and stirring peak and returning for a hushed closing.

Arranger: Roger Emerson | Composer: James Bay Performed By: James Bay

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00154234

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