Evanescence has just launched a previously unreleased version of their majestic hit “My Immortal” which was recorded at London’s The O2 on November 14th 2022. The single is certified gold in the US and platinum in Australia. In 2005, it received Grammy and MTV Video nominations for the haunting David Mould-directed video, which was filmed in black and white in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona.
In 2003, when the rock charts were dominated by predominantly male nü-metal and post-grunge acts, a young female-fronted band from Arkansas stood out from the crowd, offering something entirely new. They were Evanescence – and with their debut album, Fallen, they transformed the rock landscape. Led by frontwoman Amy Lee, Evanescence’s cinematic blend of metal and symphonic, piano-driven melodies captured a generation, while Fallen set the band on a path to global superstardom, earning them multiple GRAMMYS®, and becoming one of the highest-selling albums of all time.
Now, two decades later, Craft Recordings celebrates Evanescence’s enduring debut with a series of collectible reissues. Available on 2-LP, 2-CD, and digital formats — as well as a Super Deluxe Edition collector’s box set — Fallen (20th Anniversary Edition) will offer newly remastered audio, including the album’s global chart-topping singles “My Immortal,” “Going Under,” “Everybody’s Fool,” and the GRAMMY®-winning smash hit, “Bring Me To Life.” The expanded set also includes a trove of bonus material – ten tracks in all – comprising previously unreleased demos and live recordings plus a selection of rare B-sides. Alongside reimagined artwork, all physical formats will include previously unseen photos from the era, plus a handwritten foreword by Lee, who oversaw all aspects of the reissue.
Fallen (20th Anniversary Edition) is available for pre-order today, while fans can stream a previously-unreleased 2002 demo of “Bring Me To Life,” here, in addition to the remastered album version of the hit song. 2-LP, 2-CD, and digital formats will release on November 17th. The classic black 2-LP set is available wide, with limited color pressings also available from select retailers including Blue Smoke (via Target), White and Purple Marble (via Barnes & Noble), Pink and Black Marble (via Indie Retail), and a unique Black & Silver blend (via Evanescence.com).