That song was a little bit of storytelling about not wanting to accept the death of your loved one and just going nuts—to the point that I would go out and dig up the grave.We rerecorded it for the box set because the only recording I had was a rough demo from [when I was] a kid.And when I got pissed off, I got really pissed off, and there are certain moments on the album that I almost didn't recognize as being us because it was kind of brutal.But when I went into writing the songs, the label was sort of looking for 'Remedy' [from 2005's Karma and Effect] and obviously a song like 'Broken' [from 2004's Disclaimer II], and I said, 'Those songs have been written, because it was the right time and the right place to write them.As you might expect, Morgan wasn't thrilled with Lee's public airing of the pair's dirty laundry.For the last year, the song has "followed me around and haunted me," he said, and it chipped away at his reputation.He's the former Married At First Sight star, who recently got a second chance at love following his shock split from TV 'wife' Sharon Marsh earlier this year.
When the album hits stores, expect it to feature at least 10 songs, including "No, Jesus Christ," "Rise Above This" and "FMLYHM," an acronym for "F--- Me Like You Hate Me." "That element of our band, as people know it, is still there, but there have been several developments," Morgan said. We tried to explore the actual process of songwriting and the process of writing songs that have good melodies that are sing-able, that lean more towards the pop side.
And the timing couldn't have been worse for Lee's damning revelation, coming just weeks after Morgan checked himself into rehab for treatment of "a combination of substances" (see "Seether Frontman Enters Rehab; August Tour Dates Canceled").
His rehab stint, coincidentally, began on the very same day the Evanescence track was delivered to the nation's rock radio stations.
[The album it’s on,] , is made up of very old embarrassing journal pages from middle school.
[The new version of] “Even in Death” is still a cool song; it honors the things I loved about the original, but it’s now in a beautiful light that speaks to who I am today.