Take the Bullets Away

Album: We As Human (2013)
  • This plea for God to remove the weapons of our own self destruction features former Flyleaf lead singer Lacey Sturm as guest vocalist. We as Human vocalist Justin Cordle told Loudwire about the collaboration: "I was really torn about it actually," he admitted. "I absolutely love her vocal, but her screams were so good that she made my screams sound feminine. So I wasn't too excited about that. [laughs] But she did awesome, man. Her screams still give me goosebumps. When I listen to 'Take the Bullets Away,' she absolutely killed it on that track."

    "I was just sitting at my house waiting for a response and hoping she likes it and she called me," continued Cordle. "We'd known Lacey for a couple of years at that point and loved everything she'd done with Flyleaf and when she called me back she had nothing but great things to say about it. And we were actually in the studio when she recorded her part. She actually flew from Pittsburgh, where she lives, to L.A., for one day, just to do that song for us and it was really cool for her to do that for us. And I think 'Take the Bullets Away' is probably my favorite song on the record right now."
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