Most of us would love to have a hit song written about us. Seether's Shaun Morgan isn't one of those people.
But that didn't stop his ex-girlfriend, Evanescence's Amy Lee, from penning "Call Me Seether and amy lee dating You're Sober," a tune she later admitted was specifically written about her relationship with Morgan. And the timing couldn't have been worse for Lee's damning revelation, coming just weeks after Morgan checked himself into rehab for treatment of "a combination of substances.
Seether and amy lee dating you might expect, Morgan wasn't thrilled with Lee's public airing of the pair's dirty laundry. For the last year, the song has "followed me around and haunted me," he said, and it chipped away at his reputation.
As soon as that happens, buddy, come up and tell me you know what I'm going through. Now, clean and sober, Morgan and his band are returning with their third studio outing, Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces, which is set for an October 23 release.
But don't expect the LP to contain a response track. I was really upset that she would say and do those things. In any relationship, I don't think it's right to say and do those things when people break up, and she obviously felt the need to go out there and make me sound like a complete a--hole.
What can I do? I just refuse to lower myself to that Seether and amy lee dating. But it was a painful thing and it got me down — people coming up to me on the street and referring to that song. But I didn't feel the need to write back and be mean.
Instead, the Howard Benson-produced Finding Beauty — which the band hopes to begin mixing next week — boasts "Breakdown," Seether and amy lee dating song some might interpret as Morgan's answer to "Sober. It's probably more universal. I prefer to be a little more vague and respectful. There are some things I could have said and done too — there are always two sides to every story.
And if anything, the song says, 'Fine. Go ahead and say those things. That's what the bloodthirsty want, and I don't care what the bloodthirsty want.
Sonically, Morgan said the record is more balanced than anything Seether have done before and far more cohesive — thanks, in part, to the fact that the band had much more time to write came up with more than 50 tracks to choose from. We tried to explore the actual process of songwriting and the process of writing songs that have good melodies that are sing-able, that lean more towards the pop side.
And when I got pissed off, I got really pissed off, and there are certain moments on the album that I almost didn't recognize as being us because it was kind of brutal.
But when I went into writing the songs, the label was sort of looking for 'Remedy' [from 's Karma and Effect] and obviously a song like 'Broken' [from 's Disclaimer II], and I said, 'Those songs have been written, because it was the right time and the right place to write them. For you to expect me to write something like that, it's just Seether and amy lee dating possible. Read the full article at MTV.