Everything I Thought I Knew

by Bridges to nowhere

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released March 1, 2016

Drums, back vocals: Carlos de la Flor
Guitar, vocals: Guillermo Martínez
Bass, back vocals: Jorge Ruiz

All songs written by Guillermo Martínez and arranged by Bridges to Nowhere.
Recorded, engineered and mixed by Guillermo Martínez in Talavera de la Reina, Spain. Mastered in Dark House Studios in Mexico DF by Erik Monsonis.

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Bridges to Nowhere is a punk/alternative rock band based in Talavera de la Reina, Spain.

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Track Name: Nothing
There’ll be no summer this year.
I heard it on the news today.
But for me it’s no big deal.
I knew it all along
and I’m used to the rain.

Now there’s nothing you could give me
that it’s worth my precious time
because everything you promised was a lie.
Now there’s nothing you could tell me
that could make me change my mind.
I know I won’t find my way looking behind.

Some say clouds are drawing near.
All I feel is wind of change.
I have nothing more to fear.
It’s not because I’m strong,
it’s ‘cause my interest’s waned.
Track Name: Revenge
You say “c'est la vie” but I know life's not fair,
don't ask for forgiveness you're not gonna change,
every time I see you I see fear on your face
'cause deep inside we both know I'll have revenge.

I've had enough of you

and maybe
I'm the one who's crazy
but I'll have no mercy.
You will be dead soon.
Your fat limbs will feed the streets
and I'll uncork champagne
to celebrate your doom.

Your thick red blood, the rain and your childlish cry
blacken the concrete and confuse my eyes.
Since I've dreamed about this like one million times,
I don't know if it's real or all in my mind.
Track Name: Honest Mistake
I went to find the wizard
so he could give me courage.
All I found was a bar
and now everything's blurry.

I am meeting you now
so we can set things clear.
I don't know what will happen,
I just know this ends here.

And every time I see you
I just can't read the signs
'cause you're too fucking complicated.
But I'm taking the leap
and if I got you wrong,
it's an honest mistake I'm making.

We're face to face again,
I don't know what you want.
I know you read my mind,
but I can't read yours.

It's a fact that we're friends,
but I want much more.
There is an awkward silence
and your look's my weak spot.
Track Name: Postcards to Myself
You're looking rusty and old.
Once you shined, now your done.
All your life treasured as gold
hangs in photos on your wall.

You're regreting everything
you thought of but never did.
You told me I gotta learn
not to make the same mistakes

and I will take a plane
and travel around the world.
And then, I'll send
some postcards to myself
from every place
to prove that I was there,
to prove myself that I have really lived.

You’re looking calm and wise
living the end of your life.
I’m taking heed, I do it proud.
I promise I won’t let you down.
Track Name: Back in Town
I've seen you around.
For the first time in years
you're back in town.
And you looked down
dodging my sight but smiling
bringing back our
old memories from the lost and found.

We hid in your mezzanine,
between cars, in parking lots,
sins will never be redeemed
but I cherish them like gold

When I see these days are long gone
I realize that we're both getting old.
Things will never be the same.
It's been too long since we lost our innocence.

You’ve seen me around.
For the first time in years
I’m back in town.
And I looked down
dodging your sight but smiling
bringing back our
old memories from the lost and found.

For you I'll always yearn.
Track Name: Release Me
Last night when we were on the bridge
the city lights were dim,
the clock ticked slowly.
I was afraid of everything,
afraid of you and me,
you didn't seem to care.

I don't know why I was so numb,
I feel so strange every time you're around

'cause something has changed,
I am not the same,
something's wrong inside my head.
You've poisoned my brain
with hugs and hopes and smiles
when I was in pain.

Five years since I last felt like this,
I'm trembling on my knees,
disarm, absent and weak.
I don't know what you've done to me,
but it burns inside my skin,
so please, please, release me.

If you can see the way I feel,
stop the fucking game or make it real.
Track Name: Violence
Spent the day in bed.
I'm so fucking bored.
My guitar's collecting dust
and I have run out of chords.

There's so much to do,
and nothing at all.
I need something else tonight
'cause I'm fed up of this world.

There is a hole growing inside my head.
It tells me I need to get my dose
of violence.

I'm in a weird mood
and I can't control
all the darkness in my head
that's starting to unfold.

And I bite my tongue
trying to kill my thoughts
but a switch has flicked inside of my head
with the taste of blood.
Track Name: Seasons Change
You say you can't find a reason,
at least not one good enough,
that could explain any of the stupid things that I do
or justify why I don't seem to grow up.

I will never learn from any of my past mistakes
and I can't fix the things I've wronged the bridges burned.
I know myself, I'll do it time and time again
'cause seasons change, but I remain the same.

I think that I simply like it
or so they've told me a million times.
And I won't change just 'cause you tell me that I have to.
I won't change because I like the way I am.
Track Name: Something More
Your indifference is what hurts me the most
I feel like a thief that steals kisses from you
and even though you're with me and that's all I dreamed of,
I believe that you could give me something more.

And if you let me
I'd give you everything and maybe
I wouldn't feel I was much better off alone.
And I feel we were much better
before when we weren't together.
Sometimes you even gave me a little bit of love.

Too many temptations and I can't give in.
I can't sleep and my brain is working full time.
And even though I had always liked strange girls
for bad or good you're the strangest I could find.

So please smile cry or hit me,
show me everything you've got
'cause I've given you my insides
and you haven't showed me yours

and I think you're with me because you have nothing else to do
but I hold onto this fact 'cause there is nothing I want more than you.

And now you don't.
Track Name: Play the Game
I can barely see your face
but I'm sure that you've been crying.
Fake a smile play the game,
you're much better off without him.

Maybe it doesn't make much sense,
but we're here using each other.
We're leading ourselves astray,
ut I need something until
I can find my own way.

Please hurt me more,
but give me a little love.
Our beaten souls need a lover.

I feel no shame.
I feel nothing, no regrets
'cause she took my black heart away.
You feel the same,
your eyes show nothing but hate,
but I won't ask
because I'm here to play.

One day I will be OK,
I'm not sure if you'll recover.
Am I selfish if I say
that if I don't need you again
I will leave you in your own pain?

Please hurt me more,
but give me a little love.
I'll hurt you too before it's over.

It's only temporary.
No shame, no love, no feelings,
nothing.
It's only entertainment,
nothing more.
Track Name: No Way Out
The same streets under my feet,
the ones I swore I'd leave.
Well, I was wrong
because I have drown deep in
this bricks and mortar sea
and now I know

there's no way to get out of here
You're always dragged back to this town

'cause not long ago I went
to the horizon and back
to find myself.
All the dreams that I once had
the ones I've given up.
They were nowhere.

Now I see it. I finally see it clear.
All I’ve built are castles in the air.
Now I see it. Where I belong is here.
All I've built are bridges to nowhere.
Track Name: Everything I Thought I Knew
I thought I was shatter-proof
until I saw my first bruise.
I was scared for a while,
then I ordered some more booze.

As I took the first sip
suddenly ten years passed by
and I wondered again
“What's my purpose in this life?”

What can I do when everything real fades away?
I could ignore it, but I rather lead the way,
'cause I'm just a loner and I'm not a hero
but I guess I could pretend.
It seems getting old is falling from grace.

I thought I was shatter-proof
until I saw my first bruise.
Now I'm proud of my scars
like a kid with shiny shoes.

Oblivious to painless threats,
my joy has always endured
since I got to forget
everything I though I knew.

When the landscape looks so stark
than even the light looks dark.
When you don't know who you are.
You just need a little spark.