For Lacey Mosley, the lead singer of Flyleaf, going on tour meant not being able to watch her younger sister, who was 10 when Lacey left, grow up.
With the impending release of Memento Mori
long-awaited second album, she
and guitarist Jared Hartmann opened up to MTV News
about life away from the tour bus and the meaning behind their new music.
, who is from Arlington, Texas, said it was weird coming back home after being on tour for so long because the small town she
grew up in got so much bigger.
While most of us would love a seven-month vacation â€" especially after what seemed like seven straight years of working â€" Mosley couldnâ€™t stay away too long.
Even during her
and the band continued to work on the album, and that staying at home
with nothing to do made her
feel restless at times.
"One of the videos that Meiert gave us for reference was Radiohead's 'Like Spinning Plates,' " frontwoman Lacey
explained, referencing the English band's 2001 clip that featured surreal computer graphics but ended with a concrete image of conjoined twins.