It was all “a misunderstanding,” as Evanescence singer/main force Amy Lee says of the band’s Christian identity of yesteryear. I guarantee that if the Christian bookstore owners listened to some of those songs, they wouldn’t sell the CD.” Moody went even further.
Never mind that she met former boyfriend and bandmate Ben Moody at a Christian summer camp, and that the band’s 2003 debut, in April 2003. “I’m not ashamed of my spiritual beliefs, but I in no way incorporate them into this band,” he said.
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In addition to the re-imagined catalog songs, the forthcoming Synthesis album will feature two new Evanescence songs.
It is an album filled with clear singles and, in Lee’s opinion, the best in the band’s career (read our review next week).
“This is the same band that was on tour for, and we all feel this is the strongest that we’ve been,” Lee said.
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It just wasn’t working between us anymore.” With Lee firmly at the helm, 2006’s success came when Lee was only 21, and it took its toll.
When the song ended, she let out a "woo-hoo." Next up: "The Change," which begins with a gentle vibe that grows more insistent, but when it got to the end and the next track, "The Other Side" started right away, Lee griped, "Come on! " But she was soon lightly hitting the table with her left fist as the third song, with its more grinding groove, got going."My Heart Is Broken" which begins softly with piano and vocals, quickly upped the intensity and Lee went back in the main room to experience the final two songs there.
She returned to the control room towards the end of the impassioned ballad "Lost In Paradise," a likely contender for a single.
“It feels like a rebirth, is the best Evanescence-as-a-band album, it’s not just me.
We’re very, very grateful to our fans for standing by during all this, even growing with us.