I'm singing from my heart now more than ever. I've gotten a lot braver with my writing."
"I know how it feels to be completely alone and helpless, and the last thing you want to hear in that situation is, 'It's going to be OK.' "The only thing that seems to really help is that someone else who has felt that low expressing those feelings to you."
"I think that our lyrics are definitely dark, but I know for a fact that we pull our inspiration from a million different influences. We listened to everything growing up. Our music isn't just 'opera metal' or 'gothic pop'...
Amy Lynn Hartzler (née Lee; born December 13, 1981), better known as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist. She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She cites influences ranging from classical musicians such as Mozart to modern artists Björk, Tori Amos, Danny Elfman and Plumb.
Amy Lee was born to parents John Lee, a disc jockey and TV personality, and Sara Cargill. She has a brother named Robby and two sisters, Carrie and Lori. Lee had a younger sister who died in 1987 at the age of three from an unidentified...
For years young girls have been looking up to female celebrities, minds filled with questions, hoping to gain a little advice from their icon. They Idolize them, they obsess over them, and they look towards them for inspiration. But, today young girls are often looking for guidence from the wrong sort of celebrity.
Ever since the arrival of Evanescence many young female fans of Amy Lee, look towards her for guidence and advice from her previous experiences in life, and most of time she gives it.