What You Want, the first single/video from Evanescence‘s upcoming self-titled third album, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on July 30 on a makeshift stage inside a Brooklyn warehouse. The video was helmed by director Meiert Avis, who’s made iconic clips for the likes of U2, Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan.
“This video is sort of, like, the history of the band,” Evanescence singer Amy Lee told MTV News. “This club [set] is emulating old shows we used to play in the beginning — we used to play this club called Vino’s in Little Rock — it’s sort of like back then, the gritty, dirty club, sweaty. And basically, it’s also [about] New York, where I’ve been, [and] where [bassist] Tim [McCord] lived in the past few years since we’ve been gone. And it’s sort of about escaping New York and … coming back out into the world.”