The little band from Little Rock that could, Evanescence have one of the best-selling albums of the 21st century, 's Fallen , to their name. But for the group's many devoted followers, Amy Lee and Co. It's been nine long years since the band released an album of all original material, and they began offering up their latest LP, The Bitter Truth , "one piece at a time" just last week, with lead single " Wasted on You ," which arrived as a beacon of hope to a world in disarray due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
'My Heart is Broken'
With a rich vision and virtuosity running throughout their catalogue, we would of course recommend start-to-finish listening. For newcomers looking for a quick way in, lapsed listeners after a refresher, or die-hards out for an argument, though, we humbly present our top 20 picks. Originally written by drummer Rocky Gray for his previous band Soul Embraced under the title My Tourniquet , this pulsating classic was reworked and expanded by his Evanescence bandmates as the sixth track on Fallen.
Bring Me To Life (Fallen, 2003)
Fallen sold more than 17 million copies worldwide and helped the band win two Grammy Awards out of six nominations. A year later, Evanescence released their first live album, Anywhere but Home , which sold more than one million copies worldwide. In , the band released their second studio album, The Open Door , which sold more than five million copies. The lineup of the group changed several times over the course of the first two studio albums ' productions and promotions: David Hodges left in , co-founder Moody left in mid-tour , bassist Will Boyd in , followed by guitarist John LeCompt and drummer Rocky Gray in , and Terry Balsamo in
American rock band Evanescence has recorded for four studio albums , three extended plays , a demo album and four soundtrack albums. Lead vocalist Amy Lee and former-lead guitarist Ben Moody founded the band in and was accompanied by David Hodges keyboards from until Lee, Moody and Hodges are credited to have written the entire album together, while LeCompt and Gray each have writing credits for two separate songs. The album sold over 17 million copies worldwide and produced four singles, including " Bring Me to Life ". Moody left the band mid-tour in October and was replaced with Terry Balsamo.