My Immortal

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"My Immortal"
Single by Evanescence
from the album Fallen and Daredevil: The Album
ReleasedDecember 8, 2003 (2003-12-08)
Recorded2002
StudioNRG Recording Studios (North Hollywood, California)
Length4:23
LabelWind-up
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ben Moody
Evanescence singles chronology
"Going Under"
(2003)
"My Immortal"
(2003)
"Everybody's Fool"
(2004)
Music video
"My Immortal" at YouTube

"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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Evanescence - The Open Door". IGN. October 4, 2006. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  2. "Evanescence Fallen Album Review". Rolling Stone. March 25, 2003. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  3. "Are There Clues To Evanescence's Problems In Their New Video?". MTV. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  4. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (The Hot 100)". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 4, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  5. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 26, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  6. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 25, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  7. "Evanescence Album & Song Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 25, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  8. "47th Grammy Awards - 2005". Rock On The Net. Retrieved May 9, 2015.

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