Batteries Not Included
Ian Anderson
 

Intro: Gm F Eb… repeatedly

F#m                                                                                              D             A
Six o’clock in the morning wake up by the bed there sits a new Japanese toy

        Bm  F#m
and I like it.

F#m                                                                                                          D            A
See the name on the wrapping can’t read yet but I know it’s meant for me lucky boy

            Bm   F#m
 ( and I want it )

F#m                                                                                                    D               A
Lights that flash wheels that go round digital display fresh silicone chips to enjoy

         Bm   F#m
and I need them
 

Repeat intro

Other  verses:

Sitting silent and empty wish I could breathe life in my friend who’s terribly still.
And I like him. Just like me perhaps he’s hungry six volts make him smile and twelve volts would probably kill. How I like him.

Seven o’clock in the morning they find me by the bed with my friend the Japanese toy.
I am with him. Mummy, daddy can’t see you, hear you batteries not included in this little boy.  Lala la laa…

Repeat intro
 
 
 

Transcribed by Jim McWeeney. Suggestions welcome.
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