"Hold Back the River" is a song by the English singer-songwriter James Bay. It was released in the United Kingdom on 17 November by Republic Records as. James Bay. Republic Records. Emails will be sent by or on behalf of Universal Music Group Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA () James Bay - Hold Back The River (Letra e música para ouvir) - Hold back the river, let me look in your eyes / Hold back the river so I / Can stop for a. Узнавайте о релизах, читайте рецензии, изучайте сведения об участниках альбомов; песни и прочая информация о James Bay - Hold Back The River - на Discogs. Listen to Hold Back The River on Spotify. James Bay · Single · · 4 songs. Play and download Hold Back The River album by James Bay - including the songs "Hold Back The River", "Sparks", "Wait In Line". Tried to keep you close to me, But life got in between Tried to square not being in there But think that I should've been Bb Hold back the river. Check out Hold Back The River by James Bay on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Lyrics for Hold Back the River by James Bay. Tried to keep you close to me But life got in between Tried to square not being there But. HOLD BACK THE RIVER= To hold back something is to stop it moving. Here the river is a metaphor for his new life, gone out of control and pushing him too fast.