In 2009, Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers hailed “Patience” as:
“the greatest comeback single in history. If Neil Young had written it, people would be calling it a masterpiece.”https://www.theguardian.com/music/2009/aug/17/pop-hidden-gems-take-that
It’s good pop. It has simple enough chords (with a couple of curveballs to keep you on your toes) but it’s the melody that shines for me. Plus, when you realise it shares the chorus chord sequence with 100+ other pop songs, it’s a no brainer to learn…
The original is in Gm, but I’ve written this arrangement in Em. If you want to play along with Take That, stick a capo on the third fret of the uke.
I’ve done a picking pattern for the verses, although it doesn’t match the guitar part very closely, it does add a bit of interest.