I've Wasted So Much Time

by Bret Helm (of Audra)

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The debut single from Audra's Bret Helm.

'I've Wasted So Much Time' is the first in a series of planned singles by Bret Helm. Known for his work as vocalist of the band Audra, Bret has been recording songs for a solo release over the last few years.

'I've Wasted So Much Time' was recorded in 2007, with all instruments and vocals performed by Bret. Audra bandmate (and brother) Bart Helm provided the final mixdown.


I want tomorrow to be like today
With something always to look forward to
Have you ever felt free
Yet felt so miserable?

The days go by so fast
And I’ve wasted so much time

One day the past will catch up with the future
And the sky will turn Catholic grey and rain down on me

The days go by so fast
And I’ve wasted so much time
And I’ve wasted so much time

We watch the years go by
And we watch and never come up for air
And we watch the years go by
And I’ve wasted so much time

And I’ve wasted so much time
So much time

So much time


released April 12, 2011
Written, Performed and Recorded by Bret Alan Helm.
Mixed by Bart Helm
(c) 2011 Bret Alan Helm, BMI


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Audra Mesa, Arizona

Formed in 1991 by brothers Bret & Bart Helm in Mesa, AZ. They have since released 3 full-length albums (2 via Projekt Records) & have a new album coming August 2019 (featuring a guest appearance by Mike VanPortfleet of Lycia). Over the years, Audra has performed with Peter Murphy, The Mission, Gene Loves Jezebel, Nitzer Ebb, AFI, She Wants Revenge, Concrete Blonde, New Model Army & many others. ... more

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