Torn To Pieces

Songfacts®:

  • This song deals with the loss of frontman Leigh Kakaty's father. He said: "There's nothing more haunting and torturous to the human soul than the feeling of losing someone close to you without saying goodbye."
  • Veteran Swedish director Johan Carlén directed the visual, which was Pop Evil's fourth video installment from their Onyx album. "Digging up the past can be very difficult," said Kakaty. "Losing someone close to you has a healing process, and I choose to do it through this video."

    Other music clips on Carlén's resume include the ones for Avatar's "Smells Like a Freakshow and Diamond Dawn's "Take Me Higher."
  • The song is very personal to Leigh Kakaty. "'Torn To Pieces' is a song that's very close to me," he told The Pulse of Radio. "You know, after losing my father on [second album] War Of Angels, it was a song that I had written for myself for personal reasons. And the band kind of stepped in and said, 'Look, if this song can help others, you know, I really think you should stop being selfish and, you know, let others heal from it.' You know, I took that to heart — you know, when the guys talk, they're usually right."

Comments: 2

  • Ray Sosebee from TexasNo. It's his Dad!
  • Lilwicked from 64507Is he smooching on a dude at the end of the video??
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