Just Let Go

Album: Incarnate (2016)


  • This melodic anthem was released as the fourth single from Killswitch Engage's seventh album, Incarnate. Frontman Jesse Leach told TeamRock about the tune: "On the surface, this song can definitely be seen as an upbeat, positive song, but it's written from a very different perspective. That's the great thing about having poetic license and being ambiguous, because for me this song is kind of sad. I won't say why, but it comes from a really dark place. The musicality and the riffing in it was what made me write the lyrics. I change the words every time I sing it as well, so there's a little bit of word play going on with this song."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Dan ReedSongwriter Interviews

Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.

American Hits With Foreign TitlesSong Writing

What are the biggest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and Japanese titles?

Protest SongsMusic Quiz

How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?

Justin TimberlakeFact or Fiction

Was Justin the first to be Punk'd by Ashton Kutcher? Did Britney really blame him for her meltdown? Did his bandmates think he was gay?

Lou Gramm - "Waiting For A Girl Like You"They're Playing My Song

Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner.

James Williamson of Iggy & the StoogesSongwriter Interviews

The Stooges guitarist (and producer of the Kill City album) talks about those early recordings and what really happened with David Bowie.