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The stars are laid out before me, distant diamonds in the velvet of night
And I can never touch those distant spotlights 'cos I'm running and I'm dreading the dawn

So burn all you bridges, burn your bridges down
Burn, burn them to the river, burn your bridges
Through the smoke, I'm gonna scream what any teenage girl will tell you

So what if I hate the way I look? What do you care?
So what If I'm just a little shy?
There's nothing you can say to make me spill my soul to empty chairs
I'd rather write a love song to someone who isn't there

Just lay my life out before me, I want to make an editor's cut
Your smile always made me uneasy, I'll cut it out and let it fall to the floor

And I'll burn all your bridges, burn your bridges down
Burn, burning all the footage, burning bridges
Through the smoke I'm gonna scream what any teenage girl will tell you


Revolution in the eyes of a child, celebration, it's simple really


from Emma O'Reilly (Tour E​.​P​.​), released August 13, 2007
Written and performed by Emma O'Reilly. Additional vocals by Seán O'Gorman, Reuben Teskey and Cello by Patrick Dexter. Produced by Reuben Teskey


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Emma O'Reilly Dublin, Ireland

Emma is a Dublin based singer-songwriter. Since graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a BAHons in Music she's been gigging around the country with her own material. Emma's shows are powerful, emotionally soaring and uplifting. Her music marries the fun of pop, the sultry tones of a singer-songwriter, the power of R&B and the beauty of classical music into a catchy, truly original sound. ... more


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