Open Window

Open Window

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Biography

Open Window was formed in Los Angeles in 2004 by Daniel Bautista and Jimmy Rutherford. Daniel is an AMC recording artist, and producer for Asa Cruz & Dina Torok. The band is: Daniel Bautista on vocals & guitar, Jimmy Rutherford on lead guitars, Wayne Rothstein on bass & vocals, and John Aponte on drums. Wayne has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from San Diego State, and has recorded for CBS, and Firehouse Studios. John has played with the L.A. Lakers band, and Asa Cruz, and is a graduate of L.A.M.A. Jimmy has played for years in the L.A. club circuit, graduated from M.I. in Hollywood, and is a prolific song-writer. By combining their talents, Daniel and the boys have created the hook-driven tunes that define their sound. Brought together by the rush of playing live, and the joy of a good singable song, Open Window started out by playing shows at the Universal Citywalk Summer Concert Series, The Hard Rock Cafe's in Beverly Center & Universal City, The Derby, and other L.A. based clubs. They quickly refined their material offstage to get it ready for their first album together in 2005. Being longtime musicians, the boys all knew how to lay down tracks and have a blast in the studio. The way it should be. In 2006 they were invited to include two tracks from their album on the Monster Energy Drink compilation CD. They were also honored as nominees for "Independent Rock Album of the Year", and received the award for "Best Lyrical Content" at the 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards. Open Window performed on the main stage at the awards show November 9th 2006.

Lyrics

I Waste

Written By: Daniel Bautista, Jimmy Rutherford

I feel the passion retreating from my veins, like the general reels from the hill
I see the true love slipping from my fate, like the tracker veers from the trail
There’s a cold wind blowing again
Its cold steel pierces my skin
And, cold fear is crushing against…
…Every breath that I waste
I smell your fragrance dancing through my head, like the hero reaps from his will
I taste the new life I’m going to break away, like the Hunter rescinds from the kill
There’s a cold wind blowing again
Its cold steel pierces my skin
And, cold fear is crushing against…
…Every breath that I waste
Soar past the colors of the eagle’s tower
Sail cross the solace of the ocean’s power
As, the night devours the day
There’s a cold wind blowing again
Its cold steel pierces my skin
And, cold fear is crushing against…
…Every breath that I waste
I feel the passion retreating from my veins
Like the general reels from the hill

Never Gave Love

Written By: Daniel Bautista

I weave my thread through another day and I face it alone
And, I cannot break away, separate my head from soul
Am I wrong, to behold?
You were the one to lay waste from above
You never gave love, I was torn by you
You never gave love, I was borne by you
You never gave love, sworn into.
I shield my fears from another plague and I trace what I sow
Disengage, from my present state to discern what’s grand from old
Am I wrong, to behold?
You were the one to lay waste from above
You never gave love, I was torn by you
You never gave love, I was borne by you
You never gave love, sworn into.
I was lost, but I’ve never felt so certain of a cause
You threw it all away
Am I wrong, to behold?
You were the one to lay waste from above
You never gave love, I was torn by you
You never gave love, I was borne by you
You never gave love, sworn into.

Turn It On

Written By: Daniel Bautista, Jimmy Rutherford

6a.m., sunlight is piercing through my window
You were in my head all night before
I’ve spent my life in search of rolling hills and rainbows
And, I still can’t shake you from my soul
I’d turn it on for you
Drop it all to walk with you
I’d turn it on for you
Dropped it all to walk with you
I’d turn it on for you
6p.m., sunlight is blazing across the skyline
You were in my head all day long
I’ve spent my life awake and waiting for tomorrow
I don’t know why love was always gone
I’d turn it on for you
Drop it all to walk with you
I’d turn it on for you
Dropped it all to walk with you
I’d turn it on for you
I’d turn it on for you
Drop it all to walk with you
I’d turn it on for you
Dropped it all to walk with you
I’d turn it on for you
For you