Wearing braces, the red, white, and blue
Doing what he thinks he ought to do
Used to be a punk and a mod too
Or is it just a phase he's going through

[Chorus]
He's a Clockwork skinhead
Just a clockwork skinhead
Clockwork skinhead - got no choice
He's a Clockwork skinhead
Just a clockwork skinhead
Clockwork skinhead - One of the boys

Take him to the pub, buy him a beer
Tell him what he wants to hear
Wind him up like clockwork toy
Wants to be a man but he's just a boy

[Chorus]

Believes everything the papers say
What's he gonna be today
What is it hip to be
Will he be himself or will he copy me?


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Clockwork Skinhead Lyrics as written by Hodges Hitchcock

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    it's about a kid trying too hard to fit in.

    sexin77on June 21, 2003   Link
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    or being a poser, going with what's in

    I see it as either or

    ThE_VANDALon August 27, 2006   Link
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    Yeah the same topic as Infa riot - 5 minute fashion "used to be a punk and a mod too" - completely identical as you can hear in that song. skinhead was trendy those day

    Otherwise does anybody know which track is older ? This must be that.

    ati948on May 10, 2008   Link

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