Evanescence’s Amy Lee Unveils ‘Voice From the Stone’ Soundtrack Song ‘Speak to Me’
In recent years, Evanescence vocalist Amy Lee has taken a bigger interest in creating music for films and some may remember last year the vocalist was holed up at the legendary Skywalker Ranch working on a piece for a new movie called Voice From the Stone. That song is titled "Speak to Me" and is now available to hear in full in the player above.
As you can hear, it's primarily a piano piece with Lee's haunting vocals over the top. The song is expected to play over the end credits for the film. The movie itself is described as a Hitchcock fairy tale, a mysterious and suspenseful romance set in 1950's Tuscany. Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke is the lead, with Marton Csokas, Caterina Murino, Remo Girone, Lisa Gastoni and Edward Dring rounding out the film's key cast members.
Lee says, "I'm very excited to share a new song which I was asked to create as the end title for the forthcoming film Voice From the Stone, which stars the incredibly talented and captivating Emilia Clarke. The song is called 'Speak to Me.' There are many reasons why I felt inspired to work on this project. Voice From the Stone tells the haunting story of Verena, a nurse who is asked to aid a young boy who has fallen silent after the sudden passing of his mother. Verena is brought in to help him speak again. As a new mother myself, the film resonated very deeply with me. I had the opportunity to work closely with Eric Howell, who directed the film, and Michael Wandmacher, who composed the score. I was very moved by the movie, and after having my first conversation with Eric and Michael, I felt a surge of inspiration and immediately began writing."
She continues, "It is a rare phenomenon to really share a creative vision so completely, and that made for a very powerful experience, and an end result that I am very proud of. It was an honor to be able to work with Eric on the music video as well, which was shot in Sienna, Italy, at the same beautiful location as the film. We conceived the video as a parallel and backstory to the film, which explores the strong bond of love between Malvina and her son, and the belief that love is stronger than death."
Voice From the Stone is set to arrive in theaters on July 24. If you like what you hear of the song, it is currently available for download on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. Watch Lee's intro video for the song from last year and a trailer for the film below.
Amy Lee Previews "Speak to Me" From Voice From the Stone
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