Clocks by Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin (Coldplay). Arranged by Keith Richards. For handbell choir (3-5 octaves). Contemporary, Secular, General. Grade 3-. Handbell score. 12 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.2569).
Sure to appeal to younger ringers, this is a transcription of the popular Coldplay song, heard often on the Today Show and numerous other advertisements. The repetitive ostinato-type patterns drive the excitement of this piece. The syncopation is easy to learn against the repeated bass notes, which serve as a metronome. Optional parts (or CD track) can be added to enhance the effect. The Rhythm Parts include Guitar, Bass & Drums.