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My God, my tourniquet<br>
 
My God, my tourniquet<br>

Revision as of 18:57, 8 December 2006

General Information

Written by: A. Lee, B. Moody, D. Hodges, and R. Gray

Originally recorded as a demo and revamped as track #6 on Fallen. Rocky Gray is credited with writing the song for his band Soul Embraced and the rest of Evanescence reworked it for Fallen. Amy wrote a melody and a whole other second verse. The original was called “My Tourniquet”. The original was a track on an album called “For the Incomplete”.

On Fallen this track is titled 'Tourniquet' but on 2002 Demos it's called 'My Tourniquet'.

On Fallen version of the song Amy screams “I long to die”. On demo versions it's a sample by Claire Danes from the Danes/DiCaprio movie version of Romeo & Juliet.

Versions

Studio versions:

- Tourniquet [Fallen version]
Recording date: August - November 2002
Status: Released
Released on: Fallen (track #6)

- My Tourniquet [demo version #1]
Recording date: 2001-2002
Status: Unreleased

- My Tourniquet [demo version #2]
Recording date: 2002
Status: Unreleased

Live versions:

- Tourniquet [live]
Performing period: 2003-2004
Status: Released
Recording date: May 25, 2004
Released on: Anywhere But Home (track #11)

Lyrics

Tourniquet - Fallen version

I tried to kill the pain
But only brought more (so much more)
I lay dying
And I'm pouring crimson regret and betrayal

I'm dying (dying)
Praying (praying)
Bleeding (bleeding)
And screaming
Am I too lost to be saved?
Am I too lost?

My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation
My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation

Do you remember me?
Lost for so long
Will you be on the other side?
Will you forget me?

I'm dying (dying)
Praying (praying)
Bleeding (bleeding)
And screaming
Am I too lost to be saved?
Am I too lost?

My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation
My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation

(Return to me salvation)

[I want to die]

My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation
My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation

My wounds cry for the grave
My soul cries for deliverance
Will I be denied?
Christ - tourniquet - my suicide



My Tourniquet - Soul Embraced original version

What I thought would kill the pain
Only brought more
I lay dying
My wrist pouring crimson regret and betrayal
I'm dying
Praying
Bleeding
And screaming
Am I too lost to be saved?
Am I too lost?

My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation
My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation

My wounds cry for the grave
My soul cries for deliverance
Will I be denied?
Christ - tourniquet - my suicide

My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation
My God, my tourniquet
Return to me salvation

My wounds cry for the grave
My soul cries for deliverance
Will I be denied?
Christ - tourniquet - my suicide

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