Misc Unsigned Bands – The Clockwork Quartet - The Watchmakers Apprentice chords

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Bm C# D BThat Mr McArthur's looked all over town,
G F#m G F#7But he won't find me now for I'm off coastward bound.
Bm C# D BAnd I'm trading the smog for some fresh salt sea air
G F#7 Bm....And he'll never catch on that I'm there.
Bm C# D BI once was his apprentice, in the clock-making trade,
G F#m G F#7And the miser made me work for every penny of my wage.
Bm C# D BTil he found he could replace me with a clockwork machine,
And he threw me right out on the street.
G EmI'm not the kind who would grovel and pray
F#add4 EThat he deign to recant and permit to stay,
G/D F#madd4 BmSo I cursed him and left and I solemnly swore that he'd pay.
Bm C# D BNow Mr McArthur has very poor eyes,
G F#m G F#7And he never did see me when he left work at night.
Bm C# D BAnd once in a while he would forget to check
G F#7 Bm....That his workshop back window was closed.
Bm C# D BNo I'm not a burglar and I'm no vandal nor.
G F#m G F#7The old man had to suffer, but I wanted something more:
Bm C# D BI wanted him to feel it and know it was me,
And I knew that his clocks were the key.
G EmI sat in his workshop, my thoughts running wild,
F#add4 EThen it suddenly hit me, and I looked up and I smiled
G/D F#madd4 Bm Em Bm EmFor I knew that I'd have him and I knew that I'd do it in style.
G7....
Bm C# D BI tell you that clockwork's a powerful thing;
G F#m G F#7There's a terrible strength in those tightly wound springs.
Bm C# D BAnd a gentleman's pocketwatch stays by his heart,
G F#7 Bm....And that's where the damage can start.
Bm C# D BNow I'm no machine but I can work when I choose,
G F#m G F#7With hands good as any when I've something to prove.
Bm C# D BSo I stayed up all night among cogs, springs and screws,
G F#7 Bm....And I didn't stop till I was through.
G EmI rigged up a watch to do more than just chime ,
F#add4 EAnd I didn't baulk once at the depth of my crime -
G/D F#madd4 Bm Em Bm EmA most perfect invention that still kept impeccable time.
G7.... Bm.... G7.... Bm.... G7....
Bm C# D BThe next week a young man stopped by in the shop,
G F#m G F#7Took a shine to a timepiece and paid on the spot.
Bm C# D BHe wound it, and wore it, and at 6 on the dot
G F# F#7 BmHe came to a messy and permanent stop.
Bm C# D BNow Mr McArthur's got blood on his hands,
G F#m G F#7And he barely made bail, he's a ruined man,
Bm C# D BAnd surely he knows who his downfall was planned by,
G F#7 BmIt's all worked out like clockwork.
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