Bridges of the Years

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The title track to our EP, this songs is full of nostalgia and hope. It was written about an old shop that I used to live in and they way I felt when I lived there.

It is high energy folk with a real kick and always seems to make audiences happy!

A publisher recently described it as a 'tub-thumper'... which I suppose I can agree with.


The Bridges of the Years:

In years to come these walls will ache with time
And looking back each brick a vintage line
of leaves that fell from books we read and taste like wine
of times we laughed at borrowed jokes and days sublime

But now they sting and stick with paint so new
We cast our eyes and dice for what to do
a choice so rich, a bank so steep, a sky so blue
we hear our thoughts and in our ears our purpose true

I take your hand you take my picture from the album I was keeping for the innocent nostalgia I will own in years to come.
I take your head between my fingers and you change like a cat's cradle and the all the games we know they have been said and all is done.
Up we will rise, forward to the future
I take your hand etc

And from the bridges of the passing years
We see the sights of loves and too of tears
We hang a hook for all the pictures of our minds
A mighty gallery to celebrate our time

I take your hand etc.


from The Bridges of the Years, released November 17, 2013



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EP Bridges of the Years out now. Also on Share More Air from @CommunionMusic.

We sing songs to celebrate life, and we invite you to join us.

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