At one point, when she is very upset after talking with Panunzio, she says that she would rather not have a record than do that kind of music. Ashlee and the band try out some new cover songs and a reworked version of "La La". The ninth episode of the season includes Simpson being given a dog by Cabrera at the end of the episode she reciprocates by giving him a hamster , exercising and working with a vocal coach in preparation for her upcoming tour, and playing a game of hockey with her band members and friends. She concludes the show with the emotional " Shadow ", which later became her album's second single. In an episode of MTV's Making the Video on November 23, which documented the making of Simpson's music video for "La La" Autobiography's third single and then premiered it, Simpson mentioned that cameras were there filming for the second season of The Ashlee Simpson Show. She has emphasized that the process of recording is seen as it really is: She arrives in time for the performance itself, but doesn't get as much time for rehearsal as had been intended. The episode showed technical issues she faced while performing, including commentary stating that she couldn't hear herself. The show ties her music together with her personal life in that many of the songs are inspired by events in her personal life, both good and bad: She is told by Thom Panunzio that Schur thinks she should sound "prettier", although at the same time Panunzio tells her that it's "probably good" that Schur compared what he heard to the music of the band Garbage. The last episode ends with Simpson going on stage to sing at the Mall of America in Minnesota , followed by a montage of clips from the show as the song "Autobiography" plays, with the clips often corresponding to the lyrics in some way. She also has to wear a device in her nose at night. I don't know how much more you could see of me. She wonders if her vocal problems will disrupt her music career, and if the reality show will have to be cancelled. In episode seven, she poses for the photoshoot for her album; some of the pictures from the photoshoot, such as those used for the front and back album cover, feature Simpson in a dark setting with graffiti -style writing scrawled behind her, while other shots show her posing with a microphone in front of a white background. Episode titles and original U. The first episode of the second season dealt with Simpson moving into a new house with her friends Lauren and Stephanie, and with her preparations for her Saturday Night Live performance , which would become an infamous incident — the episode ended with her increasing vocal troubles prior to the performance.