Singled Out: Izz
"One of my biggest fears in life is having a regret that I can never escape or forget. I've always pictured a regret as a sort of ghost that never quite leaves you alone. A regret is always there, haunting you, almost mocking you. All of the actions you never took - all of the steps you didn't take - they are still alive somewhere, and they never leave you. So I had this idea to write a song about someone falling into this world of regret and not being able to leave. And in a way, I think we all sometimes live in this world of regret. I think a lot of great music has probably been written from this world as well. It's stifling because we are trapped in a world of dead actions - things never done, words never spoken - yet we allow ourselves to drown in this dead sea. It's scary stuff and I think the band really took this song and gave it just the right musical treatment. The music is at once both mysterious and real, ethereal and heavy. I think we all hope that at the end of the story of our lives, we don't look back and say "I wish I could've..."
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