Album: An Ocean Between Us (2007)


  • We asked lead singer Tim Lambesis, "Is 'Forsaken' about your faith, or is there another meaning?" Here's his reply:
    "'Forsaken' is not about my faith at all, but it does address issues of faith in a round about way. Belief is simply words if not followed by action. 'Forsaken' is about the poor and the oppressed of the world that we (definitely including myself) turn our backs on without even realizing it. They are the ones who have been forsaken by many of us consumers who oppress them, yet somehow we are the ones full of emptiness and loneliness." (learn more at


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