Tear Out My Eyes

Album: Awakened (2012)
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  • As I Lay Dying close Awakened with this epic tune. Singer Tim Lambesis explained to Artist Direct: "Lyrically, it was in reaction to The Powerless Rise. That record was very focused on society in general and big picture issues. I felt like I'd covered so much of that on the previous record. I wanted to focus on some of my own inner demons and the things happening close to me in a very personal way."
  • Regarding the album title, Lambesis explained to Artist Direct: "We just celebrated our 10-year anniversary. My mindset was very reflective on things we've gone through and changes that have occurred. A new awareness is awakened as a result."

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