Evanescence debuts cover of Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain"

Credit: P.R. BrownEvanescence has premiered a cover of the Fleetwood Mac classic “The Chain,” recorded for the new video game Gears 5.

For their version of the 1977 track, Amy Lee and company added some heavier guitars and a string section to add even more drama to one of the most emotionally-charged songs in rock history. You can download it now via digital outlets.

“This cover was so fun to make,” says Lee. “We love Fleetwood Mac and wanted to paint a dark and epic picture with our take on ‘The Chain.'”

“The lyrics make me feel the power of standing together against great forces trying to pull us apart, perhaps even from the inside,” Amy adds. “I really wanted to drive that home in our version, and even made everyone in the band sing by the end of it! We’re beyond excited to share this with you and I’m really looking forward to playing it live.”

Evanescence will have plenty of chances to do just that on their European tour with Within Temptation, which kicks off April 2020. The band will return to the U.S. in May for a one-off show in Minneapolis.

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