I'm walking down Times Square in the electric daylight
The sailors on shore leave stand out in their perfect white
I'm up here with my spying glass at the window of the world
For better or for worse, it's a perverse universe, my love

Now I know, I should have never walked over the bridge I burned oh
Now I know, somehow I don't feel so alone

You mutter underneath your breath, it echoes round the world
Everybody comes from nowhere
There is hope, it loops up in the air oh

Now I know, I should have never walked over the bridge I burned oh
Now I know, somehow I don't feel so alone

You said I used to be handsome if you screwed up your eyes
Professors and vampires drank up all the tears I cried
Now there's a bird at my window, he feeds upon the pain
And sometimes he sings to me, a mocking bird in the twilight of infamy oh

Now I know, I should have never walked over the bridge I burned oh
Now I know, somehow I don't feel so alone
Now I know, I should have never walked over the bridge I burned oh
Now I know, they've burned one sinner and the others are set to follow

Now I know
Now I know
Now I know


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The Bridge I Burned [Bonus Track] Lyrics as written by Elvis Costello

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