My Immortal

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"My Immortal"
Single by Evanescence
from the album Fallen
ReleasedDecember 8, 2003
Recorded2002–2003 at NRG Recording Studios in California
GenreRock
Length4:24
LabelWind-up
Songwriter(s)Amy Lee, Ben Moody, David Hodges
Producer(s)Dave Fortman
Evanescence singles chronology
"Going Under"
(2003)
"My Immortal"
(2003)
"Everybody's Fool"
(2004)
"Going Under"
(2003)
My Immortal"
(2003)
"Everybody's Fool"
(2004)

"My Immortal" is the third single off American rock band Evanescence's first studio album Fallen. The song was released in December 8, 2003.

The song was written by guitarist Ben Moody except for the bridge. It is a piano and power ballad.[1][2] The lyrics of the song are about a spirit that haunts the memory of a grieving loved one.[3] It is based on a short story that Moody had written before.

On the Billboard charts, "My Immortal" was able to peak at #7 on Hot 100,[4] #2 on the Mainstream Top 40,[5] #1 on the Adult Top 40,[6] and #19 on the Adult Contemporary charts.[7] In 2005, the song was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.[8]

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  1. "Evanescence - The Open Door". IGN. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Evanescence Fallen Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Are There Clues To Evanescence's Problems In Their New Video?". MTV. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (The Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "47th Grammy Awards - 2005". Rock On The Net. Retrieved 2015-5-9. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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