Jet Black Heart

Album: Sounds Good Feels Good (2015)
Charted: 60 95

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds a troubled soul regretting his part in the ending of a relationship:

    I've got a jet black heart
    And there's a hurricane underneath it trying to keep us apart


    Guitarist Michael Clifford said this is his favorite track on Sounds Good Feels Good, as he feels he is a lot like the character, and the lyrics of the song "mean a lot to me."
  • Michael Clifford and bassist Calum Wood penned the song with David Hodges. Sounds Good Feels Good producer John Feldmann commented to Fuse TV: "That song is so goddamn good. David Hodges wrote most of Evanescence's songs, [and] he wrote that Christina Perri song 'A Thousand Years.' He's a classic songwriter, an artistic, emotional songwriter."

    "I heard that song and knew he definitely did it with Michael and Luke. It feels like the Used: early-00s, super emo rock, semi-ballad. The lyrics are great. They remind me of a really great Disney movie, like Maleficent or something. In the best ways, not in a cheesy way."

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