Clockwork Angels
by Rush

Album: Clockwork Angels (2012)
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  • High above the city square
    Globes of light float in mid-air
    Higher still, against the night
    Clockwork angels bathed in light

    You promise every treasure, to the foolish and the wise
    Goddesses of mystery, spirits in disguise
    Every pleasure, we bow and close our eyes
    Oh, clockwork angels promise every prize

    Clockwork angels, spread their arms and sing
    Synchronized and graceful, they move like living things
    Goddesses of Light, of Sea and Sky and Land
    Clockwork angels, the people raise their hands
    As if to fly
    As if to fly

    All around the city square
    Power shimmers in the air
    People gazing up with love
    To those angels high above

    Celestial machinery move through your commands
    Goddesses of mystery, so delicate and so grand
    Moved to worship, we bow and close our eyes
    Oh, clockwork angels promise every prize

    Clockwork angels, spread their arms and sing
    Synchronized and graceful, they move like living things
    Goddesses of Light, of Sea and Sky and Land
    Clockwork angels, the people raise their hands
    As if to fly
    As if to fly

    Lean not upon your own understanding
    Ignorance is well and truly blessed
    Trust in perfect love, and perfect planning
    Everything will turn out for the best

    And everything will turn out for the best

    Stars aglow like scattered sparks
    Span the sky in clockwork arcs
    Hint at more than we can see
    Spiritual machinery

    Clockwork angels, spread their arms and sing
    Synchronized and graceful, they move like living things
    Goddesses of Light, of Sea and Sky and Land
    Clockwork angels, the people raise their hands

    Clockwork angels, spread their arms and sing
    Synchronized and graceful, they move like living things
    Goddesses of Light, of Sea and Sky and Land
    Clockwork angels, the people raise their hands

    As if to fly

    (What do you lack?) Writer/s: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Elwood Peart
    Publisher: OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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