whats the difference between them?

or is there no real difference, just different names for one kind of thing?
Last edited by StopReadingThis at Jun 5, 2008,
Generally an interlude is a space between two movements of a piece. A bridge is a part of a piece that is generally in a contrasting key to the rest of the piece, often a perfect fourth higher.

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In a standard pop song, the structure is Intro, Verse, Chorus, Verse, Chorus, Bridge, Chorus, Outro. However, some bands may elect to play interludes between the first chorus and second verse, as is the case in "Sweet Home Alabama."

The difference is akin to the difference between a lick and a riff.
not necessarily anything, really. depends on how you think of either of them.

I consider bridges more of a solid part of a song, complete with instruments and possible vocals.

interludes to me personally don't ring with the idea of vocals being present.
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While meaning almost the same thing an interlude implies a contrasting style where a bridge is usually part of the song in a different key.