Clockwork
Written by Glenn Richards
bass tab by Sam Hardwick

Bass: Standard tuning

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   (intro)
                               It's too
   hot babe,                   pull the
   covers back.                   Don't
   touch me babe, I don't remember ever
   liking that.                   Don't

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  touch me babe, roll over.

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  O brother, you don't know what you've got, only time flies...

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  O brother, you don't know what you've got, only time flies... you've gotta do some

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   clockwork.                                         Sometimes you hear the
   broken bell                                               sound up on the
   whore's hill.                                   The ladies clamor for the
   Salvo's sale,                                              bickering like
   little girls,                                             for second hand

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  women's things, for countless prying mans' hands.

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  O working girl, you don't get round enough, it's like yr daddy says...

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  O working girl, you don't get round enough, it's like yr daddy says... you gotta do some

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  clockwork. (In a berth of the port wharf the song of the penitent sailor... upon what stage?
A slab in the gut of a Japanese

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  whaler... a material blue and tailored and time is a tailor... both brief and slow.)

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                                      Both brief and slow.


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                                                        Now I can hear the

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   broken bell, now I can hear the clockwork     it has me reaching for the
   hidden rail, it has me listening for the songbird,    but I hear it very

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  minor,                            but I hear it very

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  minor...

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  O singer, I don't believe your song, or your lying lines,

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    O singer, I don't believe your song, or your lying lines... you've gotta do some

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  clockwork,      you've gotta do some clockwork,     you've gotta do some

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     clockwork: The Pneuma, Cecilian, the Metzler, Angelus, Virt(uos),

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   (Virt)uos, Apollo, Paragon, Minerva, Stella (both brief and slow),

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                                    all clockwork,

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   all clockwork,                       clockwork.                 O but I

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  (O but I) didn't write this song with a machine, and I don't know how to stop it from
its accidental purpose.

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