EVANESCENCE's Cover Of FLEETWOOD MAC's 'The Chain' To Receive Official Release This Friday

EVANESCENCE's Cover Of FLEETWOOD MAC's 'The Chain' To Receive Official Release This Friday

EVANESCENCE's cover of FLEETWOOD MAC's "The Chain" will be released as a digital single this Friday, November 22. The track is featured in a commercial for "Gears Of War 5", the latest chapter of XBOX's popular "Gears Of War" franchise.

"I'm proud to lend my voice to this reimagining of 'The Chain' for 'Gears 5'," EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee wrote on Twitter. "I was drawn to the story of Kait overcoming fear and standing up to fight. Her story of breaking out with her own voice is most definitely one I relate to!"

EVANESCENCE spent much of the last two years recording and touring in support of 2017's "Synthesis", which contained some of the band's best-loved songs — as well as a couple of new ones — reinvented with full orchestra over a deep electronic landscape.

"Synthesis" sold 34,000 equivalent album units in its first week of release to land at position No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart. Of that sum, 30,000 were in traditional album sales. EVANESCENCE's 2011 self-titled release debuted at No. 1. "Synthesis" was the group's fourth top 10 effort, following "Evanescence", "The Open Door" (No. 1 in 2006) and "Fallen" (No. 3, 2003).

Last year, Lee told the 93.3 WMMR Rocks! radio station that she wasn't opposed to the idea of releasing singles and EPs instead of full-length albums, especially as streaming services like Spotify continue to alter the way people consume music.

"I just think it's cool to be able to have this freedom to commit to less and do more," she said. "I'm totally open to doing a few songs instead of an album here and there, and see what happens."


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