See the Music: Korn "My Gift to You"
Sun, 20 Nov 2011 08:39:48
In honor of Thanksgiving this week, we wanted to give you a very special "gift".
So, we turned back the clock for our "See the Music" series and talked to one of our favorite artists about a gem of a track. In this exclusive special installment of "See the Music", we "Rewind" back to Korn's classic 1998 album, Follow the Leader, and get the story behind the record's closing epic, "My Gift to You" from guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer.
Shaffer opens up about the song and discusses why it's special to him. He talks how it starts heavy and slow and then ultimately ends up in a "lighter place". It's one of those songs that illuminates just how deep Korn can go. Jonathan Davis's lyrics resound immortally with raw darkness and Shaffer's riff work is elegiacally beautiful. This is classic Korn—bagpipes and all.
Korn's forthcoming epic, The Path of Totality [Available December 6], mirrors Follow the Leader's revolutionary spirit with a whole new power. So, we wanted to take a look back at a classic from the latter…
Watch the video below!
Did you enjoy this installment of See the Music? What song should we ask Korn about next?
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Watch our video interview with James "Munky" Shaffer of Korn here!
Watch the lyric video for "Narcissistic Cannibal" here!
Watch Munky remember his favorite Edgar Allan Poe story here!
See Jonathan Davis and Munky remember Life Is Peachy in this exclusive interview here!