Evanescence * by Evanescence (CD, Oct-2011, Concord)
Personnel: Hiroko Taguchi, Jonathan Dinklage (violin, viola); Susan Perelman, Michael Roth , Claire Chan, Sarah Pratt, Maxim Moston, Entcho Todorov (violin); Dave Eggar , Claire Bryant, Anja Wood (cel...
Pros: "What You Want" and "Erase This" get me pretty pumped. "Swimming Home" is dreamy.
Cons: Turgid mid-tempo power chords and some of Amy Lee's most phoned-in lyrics thus far.