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==General Information==
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== General information ==
 
Written by: ''[[A. Lee]] and [[T. Balsamo]]''
 
Written by: ''[[A. Lee]] and [[T. Balsamo]]''
  
Recorded in a chapel near Seattle,{{fact}} the song was originally written for the movie [[The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe]], but was scrapped by the director. "I thought it would be awesome for the opening scene, but they wanted something original," says Lee of the Mozart cover.<ref name=metaledge>[http://www.evanescencewebsite.com/TheOpenDoor/displayimage.php?album=503&pos=5 The Essence of Evanescence], page 10. - Metal Edge, September 8, 2006.</ref> However, the producers of the movie later stated that neither Lee nor Evanescence were approached to compose music for Narnia.<ref>[http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/6/story.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=7000569 Wardrobe closed to Evanescence singer (2004/11/27)]</ref>
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'''''Lacrymosa''''' is the seventh track from [[Evanescence]]'s second studio album, ''[[The Open Door]]''.
  
It features elements of W.A. Mozart's "Lacrimosa" from his 'Requiem in D Minor.' More info on that composition can be found [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacrimosa_%28Requiem%29 here]. Terry's guitar solo in the middle of the song adds to its sheer epic sound before the choir closes with a stunning decrescendo. The name of the song comes from the latin word "Lacrimosa", which means 'tearful', 'mournful'. This word is also the scientific name for a species of moth, ''[[Catocala Lacrymosa]]'', also known as the 'Tearful Underwing'. This species of moth features on the cover of The Open Door's booklet and on the cover for the [[Sweet Sacrifice Single#Industry Promotional Releases|Sweet Sacrifice]] radio promo CD.
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Recorded in a chapel<ref name=wpost /> at Seattle, Washington,<ref name=sonybmg /> the song was originally written for the movie ''The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe'', but was scrapped by the director. "I thought it would be awesome for the opening scene, but they wanted something original," Amy stated.<ref name=metaledge /> However, the producers of the movie later stated that neither Lee nor Evanescence were approached to compose music for Narnia.<ref name=nzherald />
  
A 22-cord orchestra led by [[David Campbell]] (with whom Evanescence had already worked for their performance at the Billboard Awards 2004) starts off the song in order to introduce a choir, which serves as back up for Amy’s vocals.
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It features elements of W.A. Mozart's ''Lacrimosa'' from his Requiem in D Minor. The name of the song is a corruption of the Latin term ''lacrimosa'', which means "tearful".<ref name=tearful /> This word is also the scientific name for a species of moth, ''[[Catocala Lacrymosa]]'', also known as the 'Tearful Underwing'. This species of moth features on the cover of ''The Open Door''{{'}}s booklet and on the cover for the [[Sweet Sacrifice Single#Industry Promotional Releases|"Sweet Sacrifice"]] radio promo CD. Amy stated that she wanted to make Mozart's ''Requiem'' "metal" since she listened to it as a teenager.
  
{{quote|Dave Campbell is an enormous inspiration source for me. He’s so talented. The way he arranges orchestral parts is remarkable. It's the element of our music that makes me cry!}}
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{{quote|This was the time for that, for trying things I hadn't been brave enough to try before. I think Mozart would have loved it. He was a rebel.<ref name=smherald />}}
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A 22-cord orchestra led by [[David Campbell]] (with whom Evanescence had already worked for their performance at the Billboard Awards 2004) starts off the song in order to introduce a choir, which serves as back up for Amy's vocals.
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{{quote|Dave Campbell is an enormous inspiration source for me. He's so talented. The way he arranges orchestral parts is remarkable. It's the element of our music that makes me cry!<ref name=sonybmg />}}
  
 
Amy's description of the song:
 
Amy's description of the song:
  
{{quote|I saw Amadeus when I was nine years old and fell in love with Mozart. The part of Mozart's Requiem called "Lacrimosa" is my favorite piece of music ever. I always wished we could cover it, but with programming and guitars and make it cool. It's our moment to try all the things I wanted to and couldn't, so I started messing with it in Protools. Terry wrote some riffs and turned it into this awesome metal epic.<ref>C. Bottomley. [http://web.archive.org/web/20061016104811/http://www.vh1.com/news/articles/1540914/story.jhtml Evanescence: Amy Lee Explains the New Songs] - VH1.com (retrieved with Wayback Machine)</ref>}}
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{{quote|I saw ''Amadeus'' when I was nine years old and fell in love with Mozart. The part of Mozart's ''Requiem'' called "Lacrimosa" is my favorite piece of music ever. I always wished we could cover it, but with programming and guitars and make it cool. It's our moment to try all the things I wanted to and couldn't, so I started messing with it in Protools. Terry wrote some riffs and turned it into this awesome metal epic.<ref name=vh1 />}}
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A 30-seconds clip of this song was used in the trailer for ''The Open Door''.<ref name=guitarpreview /><ref name=blabberpreview />
  
A 30-seconds clip of this song along with The Open Door trailer was featured on music.aol.com's page for Evanescence. It can  be seen [http://youtube.com/watch?v=Q4onankqvZA here].
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In the chorus, the choir sings ''Lacrimosa...dies illa... lacrimosa... dona eis requiem'', which roughly translates to "tearful that day... tearful... grant them rest." Though the full lyrics from Mozart's Lacrimosa is: Lacrimosa dies illa /Qua resurget ex favilla /Judicandus homo reus/Huic ergo parce, Deus/Pie Jesu Domine/Dona eis requiem. Amen, which means Tearful that day/on which will rise from ashes/guilty man for judgment/So have mercy, O Lord, on this man/compassionate Lord Jesus, grant them rest. Amen.
  
In the chorus, the choir sings <I>Lacrimosa...dies illa... lacrimosa... dona eis requiem</I>, which roughly translates to "tearful that day... tearful... grant them rest." Though the full lyrics from Mozart's Lacrimosa is: Lacrimosa dies illa /Qua resurget ex favilla /Judicandus homo reus/Huic ergo parce, Deus/Pie Jesu Domine/Dona eis requiem. Amen, which means Tearful that day/on which will rise from ashes/guilty man for judgment/So have mercy, O Lord, on this man/compassionate Lord Jesus, grant them rest. Amen.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacrimosa_(Requiem) Lacrimosa (Requiem) on Wikipedia]</ref>
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Evanescence added ''Lacrymosa'' to the setlist of their ''The Open Door'' tour (2006-07).<ref name=hammerstein /><ref name=pegasuslose /> It was later played at the [[New York Secret Show 2009|New York secret show]] on November 4, 2009.<ref name=blabbersecret /><ref name=stonesecret /> It was also played for the first time in three years in Brazil on October 4, 2012.<ref name=whiplash />
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''Lacrymosa'' was confirmed to be reworked and included on the orchestral album, ''[[Synthesis]]'', when the track list was revealed through the album's pre-order on September 15, 2017. This version was performed live for the first time on October 14, 2017 at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada for the [[Synthesis Live Tour|Synthesis Live tour]]. Watch a performance of the song [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_UhMRKliUg here].
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In the ''Synthesis'' tour program/songbook, it is explained that Mozart is one of Evanescence's early influences and their version is their homage to great classical piece and composer.
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<blockquote>''This song, from our second album, The Open Door, is built around the classic Lacrimosa from Mozart's Requiem K.626. Mozart's music is one of the inspirations of our sound, and this is our homage.''</blockquote>
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The song was released on October 27, 2017, even though it was never officially announced as a single.
  
 
==Versions==
 
==Versions==
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===Studio Versions===
  
'''Studio versions:'''
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'''Lacrymosa [''The Open Door'' version]'''
 
 
'''Lacrymosa'''
 
 
*''Recording date:'' September 2005 - March 2006
 
*''Recording date:'' September 2005 - March 2006
*''Status:'' Released
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*''Status:'' [[The Evanescence Reference:Release Status|Released, Available]]
*''Released on:'' [[The Open Door]] (track #7)
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*''Released on:'' ''[[The Open Door]]'' (track #7)
 
*''Length:'' 3:37
 
*''Length:'' 3:37
  
'''Live versions:'''
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'''Lacrymosa [''Synthesis'' version]'''
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*''Recording date:'' May - August 2017
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*''Status:'' [[The Evanescence Reference:Release Status|Released, Available]]
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*''Released on: [[Synthesis]]'' (track #5)
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*''Length:'' 3:42
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===Live Versions===
  
'''Lacrymosa [New Guitar Solo]'''
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'''Lacrymosa [New guitar solo]'''
 
*''Performing period:'' October 5, 2006 - January 18, 2007
 
*''Performing period:'' October 5, 2006 - January 18, 2007
*''Example:'' Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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*''Examples:'' Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City (October 9, 2006); Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands (November 6, 2006)
 
 
'''Lacrymosa [2007 Original Guitar Solo]'''
 
*''Performing period:'' January 25 - December 8, 2007
 
*''Example:'' Live @ Sydney Enterteinment Centre Sydney, Australia (February 17, 2007)
 
  
'''Lacrymosa [2009 Live]'''
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'''Lacrymosa [Original guitar solo]'''
*''Performing Period:'' November 4; November 8, 2009
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*''Performing period:'' January 25 - December 8, 2007; November 4 - November 8, 2009; October 4 - October 11, 2012
*''Performed at:'' [[New York City, NY - Grand Ballroom - Manhattan Center|New York City Secret Show]] (November 4) and [[Sao Paulo, Brazil - Maquinaria Festival (Chacara do Jockey)|Maquinaria Festival, São Paulo, Brazil]] (November 8)
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*''Examples:'' Sydney Enterteinment Centre, Australia (February 17, 2007); Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil (October 4, 2012)
  
'''Lacrymosa [2012 Live]'''
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'''Lacrymosa [Synthesis Live]'''
*''Performing Period:'' October 4 - October 11, 2012
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*''Performing period:'' October 14, 2017 - September 8, 2018
*''Example:'' Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil
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*''Status:'' To be released October 12, 2018
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*''Recording date:'' November 3, 2017
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*''Released on:'' ''[[Synthesis Live]]'' (track #3)
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*''Length:'' 3:40
  
==Lyrics==
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== Lyrics ==
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=== ''The Open Door'' Version ===
 
Out on your own<BR>
 
Out on your own<BR>
 
Cold and alone again<BR>
 
Cold and alone again<BR>
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''[Dona eis requiem]''<BR>
 
''[Dona eis requiem]''<BR>
 
<BR>
 
<BR>
''Amen''<BR>
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''Amen''
  
==Guitar Tabs & Sheet Music==
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=== ''Synthesis'' Version ===
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I can't change who I am <br>
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Out on your own<br>
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Cold and alone again<br>
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Can this be what you really wanted, baby?<br>
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Now that you’re gone<br>
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I feel like myself again<br>
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Grieving the things I can’t repair and willing<br>
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''(Lacrimosa)''<br>
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To let you blame it on me ''(Dies illa)''<br>
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And set your guilt free ''(Lacrimosa)''<br>
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I don’t want to hold you back now, love<br>
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I can’t change who I am<br>
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Not this time, I won’t lie to keep you near me<br>
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And in this short life, <br>
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There’s no time to waste on giving up <br>
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My love wasn’t enough<br>
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''(Ahhhh)''<br>
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To let you blame it on me<br>
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And set your guilt free<br>
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I don’t want to hold you back now, love<br>
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''Ahhhhh oohhhhhh ahhhhhh''
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== Guitar tabs & sheet music ==
 
*[http://evanescencereference.info/music/sheet/Lacrymosa%20Tab%20by%20Evanescence%20@%20Ultimate%20Guitar%20Archive.pdf Guitar tab]
 
*[http://evanescencereference.info/music/sheet/Lacrymosa%20Tab%20by%20Evanescence%20@%20Ultimate%20Guitar%20Archive.pdf Guitar tab]
  
==Notes and References==
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== References ==
{{Ref}}
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{{reflist|2|refs=
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<ref name=wpost>{{cite news|last=Harrington|first=Richard|date=October 6, 2006|url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/05/AR2006100500542_2.html|title=Another 'Door' Opens for Amy Lee|newspaper=The Washington Post|accessdate=July 18, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=sonybmg>{{cite news|title=Listen To Two New Tracks From Evanescence's Album 'The Open Door'|work=SonyBMG.com.au|url=http://www.sonybmg.com.au/news/details.do?newsId=20030829003659|archivedate=September 7, 2007|archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20070907134616/http://www.sonybmg.com.au/news/details.do?newsId=20030829003659|accessdate=July 18, 2013|date=September 19, 2006}}</ref>
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<ref name=metaledge>{{cite journal|last=Reesman|first=Bryan|title=The Essence of Evanescence|journal=Metal Edge|year=2006|month=November|volume=52|issue=11|pages=5–10|url=http://www.evanescencewebsite.com/TheOpenDoor/displayimage.php?album=503&pos=4|accessdate=January 3, 2007|issn=1068-2872}}</ref>
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<ref name=nzherald>{{cite news|url=http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=7000569|title=Wardrobe closed to Evanescence singer|newspaper=The New Zealand Herald|date=November 27, 2004|accessdate=February 2, 2008}}</ref>
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<ref name=tearful>{{cite web|url=http://catholic.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/lookup.pl?stem=lacrimosus|title=Lacrimosus|work=Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid|publisher=University of Notre Dame|editor1-first=Kevin|editor1-last=Cawley|accessdate=July 18, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=smherald>{{cite news|url=http://www.smh.com.au/news/music/amy-lee-gets-it-off-her-chest/2006/10/15/1160850802401.html?page=2|title=Amy Lee gets it off her chest|newspaper=The Sydney Morning Herald|date=October 16, 2006|accessdate=July 18, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=vh1>{{cite news|last=Bottomley|first=C.|date=September 18, 2006|archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20061016104811/http://www.vh1.com/news/articles/1540914/story.jhtml|title=Evanescence: Amy Lee Explains the New Songs|work=VH1|url=http://www.vh1.com/news/articles/1540914/story.jhtml|archivedate=October 16, 2006|accessdate=December 3, 2006}}</ref>
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<ref name=guitarpreview>{{cite news|url=http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/online_downloads/evanescence_the_open_door_trailer.html?200607180643|title=Evanescence: 'The Open Door' Trailer|work=Ultimate Guitar|date=July 18, 2006|accessdate=July 18, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=blabberpreview>{{cite web|url=http://www.blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=55169|title=Evanescence: 'The Open Door' Trailer Available|work=Blabbermouth.net|date=July 17, 2006|accessdate=July 18, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=hammerstein>{{cite news|last=Harris|first=Chris|date=October 10, 2006|url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1542773/evanescence-live-amy-lee-rocks-new-hometown.jhtml|title=Evanescence Live In NYC: Amy Lee Headbangs, Serenades Her 'New Hometown'|work=MTV News|accessdate=September 16, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=pegasuslose>{{cite news|last=Smith|first=Kenneth|title=Concert review: Evanescence at Nokia Theater|url=http://www.pegasusnews.com/news/2007/oct/31/evanescence-nokia-theater/|accessdate=September 16, 2013|work=Pegasus News|date=October 31, 2007}}</ref>
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<ref name=blabbersecret>{{cite news|date=November 5, 2009|url=http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/evanescence-returns-to-live-stage-taps-finger-eleven-guitarist|title=Evanescence Returns To Live Stage, Taps Finger Eleven Guitarist|work=Blabbermouth.net|accessdate=September 16, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=stonesecret>{{cite news|last=Harris|first=Chris|date=November 5, 2009|url=http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/evanescence-return-to-the-stage-at-secret-new-york-gig-20091105|title=Evanescence Return to the Stage at 'Secret' New York Gig|newspaper=Rolling Stone|accessdate=September 16, 2013}}</ref>
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<ref name=whiplash>{{cite web|url=http://whiplash.net/materias/shows/165121-evanescence.html|title=Resenha - Evanescence (Pepsi on Stage, Porto Alegre, 04/10/12)|work=Whiplash.net|language=Portuguese|first=Paulo, Jr.|last=Finatto|date=October 10, 2012|accessdate=September 16, 2013}}</ref>
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Before the Dawn
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General information

Written by: A. Lee and T. Balsamo

Lacrymosa is the seventh track from Evanescence's second studio album, The Open Door.

Recorded in a chapel[1] at Seattle, Washington,[2] the song was originally written for the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, but was scrapped by the director. "I thought it would be awesome for the opening scene, but they wanted something original," Amy stated.[3] However, the producers of the movie later stated that neither Lee nor Evanescence were approached to compose music for Narnia.[4]

It features elements of W.A. Mozart's Lacrimosa from his Requiem in D Minor. The name of the song is a corruption of the Latin term lacrimosa, which means "tearful".[5] This word is also the scientific name for a species of moth, Catocala Lacrymosa, also known as the 'Tearful Underwing'. This species of moth features on the cover of The Open Door's booklet and on the cover for the "Sweet Sacrifice" radio promo CD. Amy stated that she wanted to make Mozart's Requiem "metal" since she listened to it as a teenager.

Vin1.jpg This was the time for that, for trying things I hadn't been brave enough to try before. I think Mozart would have loved it. He was a rebel.[6] Vin2.jpg


A 22-cord orchestra led by David Campbell (with whom Evanescence had already worked for their performance at the Billboard Awards 2004) starts off the song in order to introduce a choir, which serves as back up for Amy's vocals.

Vin1.jpg Dave Campbell is an enormous inspiration source for me. He's so talented. The way he arranges orchestral parts is remarkable. It's the element of our music that makes me cry![2] Vin2.jpg


Amy's description of the song:

Vin1.jpg I saw Amadeus when I was nine years old and fell in love with Mozart. The part of Mozart's Requiem called "Lacrimosa" is my favorite piece of music ever. I always wished we could cover it, but with programming and guitars and make it cool. It's our moment to try all the things I wanted to and couldn't, so I started messing with it in Protools. Terry wrote some riffs and turned it into this awesome metal epic.[7] Vin2.jpg


A 30-seconds clip of this song was used in the trailer for The Open Door.[8][9]

In the chorus, the choir sings Lacrimosa...dies illa... lacrimosa... dona eis requiem, which roughly translates to "tearful that day... tearful... grant them rest." Though the full lyrics from Mozart's Lacrimosa is: Lacrimosa dies illa /Qua resurget ex favilla /Judicandus homo reus/Huic ergo parce, Deus/Pie Jesu Domine/Dona eis requiem. Amen, which means Tearful that day/on which will rise from ashes/guilty man for judgment/So have mercy, O Lord, on this man/compassionate Lord Jesus, grant them rest. Amen.

Evanescence added Lacrymosa to the setlist of their The Open Door tour (2006-07).[10][11] It was later played at the New York secret show on November 4, 2009.[12][13] It was also played for the first time in three years in Brazil on October 4, 2012.[14]

Lacrymosa was confirmed to be reworked and included on the orchestral album, Synthesis, when the track list was revealed through the album's pre-order on September 15, 2017. This version was performed live for the first time on October 14, 2017 at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Synthesis Live tour. Watch a performance of the song here.

In the Synthesis tour program/songbook, it is explained that Mozart is one of Evanescence's early influences and their version is their homage to great classical piece and composer.

This song, from our second album, The Open Door, is built around the classic Lacrimosa from Mozart's Requiem K.626. Mozart's music is one of the inspirations of our sound, and this is our homage.

The song was released on October 27, 2017, even though it was never officially announced as a single.

Versions

Studio Versions

Lacrymosa [The Open Door version]

Lacrymosa [Synthesis version]


Live Versions

Lacrymosa [New guitar solo]

  • Performing period: October 5, 2006 - January 18, 2007
  • Examples: Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City (October 9, 2006); Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands (November 6, 2006)

Lacrymosa [Original guitar solo]

  • Performing period: January 25 - December 8, 2007; November 4 - November 8, 2009; October 4 - October 11, 2012
  • Examples: Sydney Enterteinment Centre, Australia (February 17, 2007); Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil (October 4, 2012)

Lacrymosa [Synthesis Live]

  • Performing period: October 14, 2017 - September 8, 2018
  • Status: To be released October 12, 2018
  • Recording date: November 3, 2017
  • Released on: Synthesis Live (track #3)
  • Length: 3:40

Lyrics

The Open Door Version

Out on your own
Cold and alone again
Can this be what you really wanted, baby?

[Lacrimosa]
Blame it on me
[Dies illa]
Set your guilt free
[Lacrimosa]
Nothing can hold you back now
[Dona eis requiem]

Now that you're gone
I feel like myself again
Grieving the things I can't repair and willing

[Lacrimosa]
To let you blame it on me
[Dies illa]
And set your guilt free
[Lacrimosa]
I don't want to hold you back now love
[Dona eis requiem]

I can't change who I am
Not this time, I wont lie to keep you near me
And in this short life
There's no time to waste on giving up
My love wasn't enough

[Lacrimosa]
And you can blame it on me
[Dies illa]
Just set your guilt free, honey
[Lacrimosa]
I don't want to hold you back now love
[Dona eis requiem]

Amen

Synthesis Version

I can't change who I am

Out on your own
Cold and alone again
Can this be what you really wanted, baby?
Now that you’re gone
I feel like myself again
Grieving the things I can’t repair and willing

(Lacrimosa)
To let you blame it on me (Dies illa)
And set your guilt free (Lacrimosa)
I don’t want to hold you back now, love

I can’t change who I am
Not this time, I won’t lie to keep you near me
And in this short life,
There’s no time to waste on giving up
My love wasn’t enough

(Ahhhh)
To let you blame it on me
And set your guilt free
I don’t want to hold you back now, love

Ahhhhh oohhhhhh ahhhhhh

Guitar tabs & sheet music

References

  1. Harrington, Richard (October 6, 2006). "Another 'Door' Opens for Amy Lee". The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/05/AR2006100500542_2.html. Retrieved July 18, 2013.
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