No middle school skating party is complete without three things: four wheels, glow sticks, and screaming “Wake Me Up!” as your mom watches you maneuver left turns for hours on end. Bring Me to Life by Evanescence is an absolute anomaly that shook the entire nation in 2003, winning 4 Grammys, and introducing “Goth Metal” to a whole mess of children who would otherwise still be jamming Sk8er Boi by Avril Lavigne.
This week, the guys break down the lyrics, music video, and dig into some of the interesting back story behind the making of this song, along with uncovering one of the greatest names in emo history, Ben Moody.
Songs of the week:
Heads Gonna Roll by Jenny Lewis
Koala by David Cutter