In the summer of , you could not turn on a radio station anywhere in the world without hearing the tough screams and soulful soprano of Evanescence's " Bring Me to Life. It was — and remains to this day — the American rock band's biggest hit. But now, almost two decades later, Evanescence is back with a new single that is getting some of the band's best reviews yet. Released in late April, "Wasted on You" is the first song off of the band's forthcoming album The Bitter Truth , their first record since Heavy on frontwoman Amy Lee's strong vocals, the song has been steadily climbing charts and getting critical praise, from the New York Times to Elle.
On April 24, the band released the single Wasted on You from their upcoming album, T he Bitter Truth , their first release in nine years with new original songs. The song was premiered in India on April 23 on the Vh1 India television channel. The video, directed by PR Brown, has been assembled from footage shot by band members in their respective homes while self-isolating because of the coronavirus pandemic. The single is classic Evanescence. That record won them two Grammy Awards. That would be limiting. Lee was only 21 when Evanescence stormed into the rock scene with the superhit song Bring Me to Life , the first single from their debut album. The music video, featuring Lee as a woman in a nightgown dreaming of climbing up a building in a dark brooding cityscape, became instantly popular around the world, including India, thanks to music channels and the growth of broadband internet in the country that suddenly made the latest Western pop acts accessible to the web-surfing teenager. A lot has changed for Evanescence since then. Multiple line-up changes and lengthy periods of hiatus followed.
Previously, the band has discussed spending much of focusing on new music, but never had a specific timeline in place. And in the time in between, getting together and starting the writing process for a new album. Lee has previously spoken out about the new record.
She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She has performed collaborations with artists such as Korn , Seether , and David Hodges. She possesses a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has two sisters, Carrie and Lori.