Hey there! So, suddenly inspired and after checking that I didn’t do anything with this song before, I chose today to write about Weight Of The World by Evanescence. The song was published on the album The Open Door in 2006. Here are the lyrics. Listen and enjoy.
The intro is really rocking and cool, and I like the sound of Amy’s voice when she sings “Feels like the weight of the world, like God in heaven gave me a turn”, it sounds almost distorted, I think it’s really cool. I also like the choir, especially in verse two, the wailing sound fits the song perfectly. Amy’s vocals are rocking this song, and the most awesome feature in this song is the incredible falsetto voice she goes into towards the end, and what’s more incredible is that she does that live as well! The whole song is influenced by the attitude in Amy’s voice, just awesome. The lyrics are a little dark, and seems even darker by the sound of the song. The riffs are rocking too, and the drums… you hear it even better in the live version how cool it is. It’s brilliant.
So, here is a live version of the song from Rock In Rio 2011, hope you enjoy this as well, it’s such a great performance.
“Feels like the weight of the world
Like all my screaming has come unheard”
(Weight Of The World – Evanescence)
Hello there! Today, straight off their brand new album Paramore (2013), and also the second single, I’m bringing to you Still Into You by Paramore. Here are the lyrics, and below is the music video…
At first I didn’t really know what to think about this song, it’s such a new direction for Paramore, so I didn’t enjoy it as much as I did with their earlier work. After I had listened to it a couple of times though, it grew on me, so now I really like it. I mean it’s not exactly the same kind of attitude and rock we got off their earlier albums, but it’s catchy and sweet, and I still like Hayley’s voice a lot, she’s still got that edge. The music video is basicly diabetes material, but it works for this song. I Also saw a clip of them preforming on The Graham Norton Show, which was great, really enjoyable. I also think the lyrics are cute and good, so with their new invention of Paramore, I think they will reach far with this single.
“Baby, not a day goes by that I’m not into you
I should be over all the butterflies, but I’m into you”
(Still Into You – Paramore)
Hi there! It’s a shame really, it’s been so long since I’ve listened to Slipknot, but after listening to Eyeless yesterday, I just knew I needed to get it out here. So, here is Eyeless off the album Slipknot (1999). Here are the lyrics.
I think the intro is brilliant, the guitar riffs are rough and cool, and the programming and drums are awesome. The tempo of the song is really fast, and that makes the song even more aggressive in addition to the screaming and the lyrics. There’s a lot of swearing, anger and attitude as you can hear: “Insane – am I the only motherfucker with a brain?” “Better get away from me, stay the fuck away from me!“. I also really like the part where Corey screams “mother fucker” and the whole song goes into a sort of “slow motion” for the last half-a-minute. Great song to rock out to if you want to express some anger, and in the end, at least I felt a little relieved of my anger.
“Insane – am I the only motherfucker with a brain?
I’m hearing voices but all they do is complain
How many times have you wanted to kill
Everything and everyone – say you’ll do it but never will”
(Eyeless – Slipknot)
Hey there! Okay, so today’s post is not going to be the conventional kind of blog post… I just had to share with you this pearl of a clip of Evanescence that I found on Twitter (and also retweeted, of course!), which I personally loved. This is Disappear off their album Evanescence (2011). So, I’m not going to comment on Amy’s amazing vocals and awesome playing of the band, even not the crazy, surprising and cool guitar solo, because I know you can hear it, I’m just posting this clip and saving the comments for a later occasion. Listen and enjoy!
“Don’t you want to feel?
Don’t you want to live your life?
How much longer are you gonna give into the fear
I can’t go on pretending
So give me something real
No one in your way but you
How much longer are you gonna give into the fear
Holding you down ’til you disappear”
(Disappear – Evanescence)
Hello! Today I’m doing a post on the song Everybody’s Fool by Evanescence. The song was published on the album Fallen in 2003, and it was the fourth single off the album. Here are the lyrics, and below is the music video.
(I added a version without the sound effects and the music video intro, because that may be very disturbing to some people)
I really like this song because I understand Amy’s intentions about writing it. She said that she wrote the song about celebrities with completely false images, and exposing that it’s all fake. “You’re not real and you can’t save me”. I think this song is amazing, and it deals with something important as well, which makes it even better. Of course I love the lyrics, and I think the vocals of Amy is stunning as usual, so powerful and beautiful. The guitars and drums sound good, and it all sounds so complete together, I just love it, and this reminds me of how great a band Evanescence was and still really is.
“Without the mask, where will you hide?
Can’t find yourself, lost in your lie
I know the truth now, I know who you are
And I don’t love you anymore”
(Everybody’s Fool – Evanescence)
Since yesterday was the 10th year anniversary of Evanescence’s debut album Fallen, (and since I wasn’t able to post this yesterday) I thought I would post the very debut single off the album, and to this day, the most famous song by the band of all times, and my favorite song. Here is Bring Me To Life by Evanescence.
Congratulations, world, on the World Evanescence Day (yesterday, March 4th), and congratulations to Evanescence for a fantastically successful album and 10 great years with the amazing sound of it.
And also, here is the complete album for you as well, since I’m such a nice person!
- Going Under
- Bring Me To Life
- Everybody’s Fool
- My Immortal
- Taking Over Me
- My Last Breath
- My Immortal (Band Version)
“Wake me up inside
Wake me up inside
Call my name and save me from the dark
Bid my blood to run before I come undone
Save me from the nothing I’ve become
Bring me to life”
(Bring Me To Life – Evanescence)
“Frozen inside without your touch, without your love, darling
Only you are the life among the dead”
(Bring Me To Life – Evanescence)
Hi! Today’s song is So Far Away by Avenged Sevenfold. It was published on the album Nightmare in 2010. The song is dedicated to the late Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan, former drummer of Avenged Sevenfold. Here are the lyrics.
The song is in its essence about the loss of their band mate, Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan, who passed away in 2009, the year before the album was published, which influenced the whole album significantly. That is also why they included the military drums, at the end of the song, before the solo, which is a salute to the dead. The music video is about their story as friends, and being in a band with The Rev and the memory of him.
The lyrics are about The Rev, knowing him, and how it was to lose him. “Lived a life so endlessly, saw beyond what others see” “Sleep tight, I’m not afraid” “How do I live without the ones I love?” “And the light you left remains, but it’s so hard to stay, when I have so much to say and you’re so far away”. The guitars are brilliant as usual, expressing the sore feelings beautifully, and even though it’s not as heavy as their other songs, it’s still just as great as the rest, with much, maybe more meaning to it than the rest. This song could mean much to people who have lost or miss someone they love just as well as it means much to A7X fans.
“Place and time always on my mind
I have so much to say but you’re so far away”
(So Far Away – Avenged Sevenfold)
Hello there! Today I’m doing a post on the song World So Cold by 12 Stones. The song was published on the album Anthem For The Underdog in 2007. You can check out the lyrics here.
I think this song is very beautiful and something to think about. The lyrics are sad but good, dealing with the evils of the world. The song starts out slow and builds up as the song goes on to “There’s a sickness inside you that wants to escape” and so on, which I think is a brilliant part. The strings make the song more dramatic and lifts the song quite a bit. Paul’s voice is great, showing that he’s not just the heavy rock kind of guy. Yes, I like this song very much, and it reminds me to forgive and not to hate.
“It starts with pain followed by hate
Fueled by these endless questions no one can answer
A stain covers your heart and tears you apart
Just like a sleeping cancer”
(World So Cold – 12 Stones)