Bridge Burning

Album: Wasting Light (2011)
  • These are my famous last words
    My number's up bridges will burn
    Oh won't you let me twist your fate
    It's getting kinda late

    And I don't wanna wait no more
    Oh may I have this dance of days
    Locked in your embrace
    You passed your test of faith

    Another time, another place, another line upon your face
    Another in your wake
    Down crooked stairs and sideway glances comes the king of second chances
    Now throw him in the flames

    Whatever keeps you warm at night (whatever keeps you warm at night)
    Whatever keeps you warm inside
    Your bridges are burning now
    They're all coming down
    It's all coming 'round

    You're burning them down
    It's all coming 'round
    They're all coming down
    Your bridges are burning now

    Oh let me put you in your place
    Love it when you say, I'm giving everything away, but
    Tell me what's in it for me

    Tell me now what's in it for me
    No one's getting this for free
    So tell me now what's in it for me
    Whatever keeps you warm at night (whatever keeps you warm at night)

    Whatever keeps you warm inside
    Your bridges are burning now
    They're all coming down
    It's all coming 'round

    You're burning them down
    It's all coming 'round
    They're all coming down
    Your bridges are burning now

    Gathering the ashes
    Everything thrown away
    Gathering the ashes
    Scatter as they blow away

    Gathering the ashes
    Everything thrown away
    Gathering the ashes
    Scatter as they blow away

    Your bridges are burning now
    They're all coming down
    It's all coming 'round

    You're burning them down
    It's all coming 'round
    They're all coming down

    Your bridges are burning now (Gather in the ashes)
    They're all coming down (Everything thrown away)
    It's all coming 'round (Scatter as they blow away)

    You're burning them down (Gather in the ashes)
    It's all coming 'round (Everything thrown away)
    They're all coming down (Gather in the ashes)
    Your bridges are burning now (Scatter as they blow away) Writer/s: DAVID ERIC GROHL, THOMAS STEVEN HAWKINS, NATE MENDEL, CHRISTOPHER A SHIFLETT, PAT SMEAR
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Kyoto Sayuri from FranceOne of my favourite songs of the Foos, with heavy guitars, smashing drums and powerful bass, with a melody that never gets out of your head, and the voice of Dave Grohl, so expressive and warm at once. The video fits this rageous lyrics and rhythm till the end. It's almost been ten years since Wasting lights, but it's not taken one wrinkle.
  • Layton from Paris, TxThe intro to this honestly blew my head off...completely kicks ASS! The way Pat, Chris, and Dave work out separate guitar parts...especially at the end of the song, is amazing to me O_o
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