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Gates Of Steel  Devo



[C](keyboard and drums x 8 bars) then enter guitar
[C]/ / / / | [B+]/ / [A]/ / | [G]/ / / / | / / / /  x 2
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ /  x 3
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ / | [F]/ / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / /
Twist a[B+]way the [A]gates of [G]steel  [C]
Un[B+]lock the [A]secret [G]voice   [F]
Give [Am]in to [G]ancient [F]noise
Take a [Am]chance a [G]brand new [F]dance
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel

Twist a[C]way now [B+]twist [A]and [G]shout [C]
The [B+]earth it [A]moves too [G]slow  [F]
But the [Am]earth is [G]all we [F]know
We pay to [Am]play the [G]human [F]way
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel (a man is real not made of steel)

(C x 2 bars G x 2 bars) x 2 (keyboard solo)

[F]   But the [Am]earth is [G]all we [F]know
We pay to [Am]play the [G]human [F]way
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel

[C]   The be[B+]ginning [A]was the [G]end (of everything now)
[C]   The [B]ape re[A]gards his [G]tail (he's stuck on it)
[F]   Re[Am]peats un[G]til he [F]fails
   Half a [Am]goon and [G]half a god [F]
Am G F x 4 bars
A man's not made of steel

Twist a[C]way now [B+]twist [A]and [G]shout [C]
The [B+]earth it [A]moves too [G]slow  [F]
But the [Am]earth is [G]all we [F]know
We pay to [Am]play the [G]human [F]way
Am G F x 4 bars
Twist away the gates of steel (a man is real that's how he feels)

outro
[C]/ / / / | [B+]/ / [A]/ / | [G]/ / / / | / / / /  x 2
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ /  x 3
[F]/ / / / | [Am]/ / [G]/ / | [F]/ / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / /| [C]/

Performance notes:
- most of the guitar is just strummed once and held for the two beats,
four beats or even two bars!!
- major 'chunky' (as opposed to 'smooth' like the peanut butter)
distortion with little treble on the guitar

Have fun with it and enjoy!

Bruce

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