What Was


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Guillaume Duchemin: voice / guitar
Gio Zappia: bass
Mat Cotton: drums / voice / keyboard / ondes Martenot


released September 21, 2014

recording and mix: Bertrand Duchemin @ studio Chaudelande
mastering: Mathieu Gaud @ studio Altsonik



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YOU'LL BRYNNER Rennes, France

You’ll Brynner is not an actor.
You'll Brynner is this noisy/pop band, based in Rennes, this magnificient rock scene, fed with nostalgia and newcommers.
Some say YB sounds like, Blonde Redhead, some think their inluences range from SY to June of 44. Let people talk and you, listen instead.
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Track Name: And So On
Running together to be on time
Confident whether they sell or buy
Like ants, I ain't, acid spitting
Glory to the euro king

I go with the flow
I crawl and blow
You fell so many time
That nothing's left in mind

Resigned I receive orders
Faking like no other
I cherish every minute
That brings me closer to an end

Back on track for the marathon
No contestants will fall alone
And no trophy for leading knights
He will be shot at first sight

Resigned I receive orders
Faking like no other
I cherish every second
That brings me closer to an end
Track Name: Morning Bell
You wake up slowly
Notice your reflection
to Figure out you're weary

Have no chance to offer
And no pain to suffer
For free

Turn your eyes to follow
This light bathing the window
Of shame
Of shame

Run from this position
No act of contrition
Let go
Lay low
Track Name: What Was And Will Never Be
Thinking of us young
Nothing could refrain or argue
Together or alone
No one could preven-t us to breakthrough

And all the time we spent
To convince us we won't need a rescue
A waste of time and hence
A waste of life we sought to subdue

8mesures instrus

As we reach a logical end
A curious taste instantly get through
A mix of bitter shame and
Disgust strikes me as I ask you

Will you realize?
I've disappeared
From your side
I'm gone for good this time
I’m gone for bad reasons but for real

No, you're not a friend to me
But I can't help it, we were meant to be
Another pointless history
To tell to countless strangers and feed their devilry
Track Name: The March
The gloriousness of your skin
A million times before
Envisioned in my dreams
A million times before

And so I won't let go
No, I won't let go
I won't let go

I'm marching your way
And I'll tell you the truth
That no one here matters
But the queen that you are
Furnitures are melting
This place is on fire
But you are still standing
the statue of a goddess

I won't let go
No, I won't let go

you're reaching out as you are getting away
You see we are now but just a kiss away
You stand at the beginning of your play
And there never be a common day

you should get away
Track Name: Obnoxious
Your frame / you're anxious/ to gain/ ambiguous
To blame / you're vicious / again / you're cautious
Explain / the righteous / so vain / and obvious

Forget / your passion / accept / oblivion
Discard / so many / regards / already
To gain / it's obvious / a frame / insidious

You dig your grave, and you decline
A place to praise, your own baseline

You're sick of it, Amend, retreat
Don't trust a thing, Obey, Give in

Follow your path / one day will come
your redemption / your redemption