Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight
Label: Warner Bros. Records - 363132-2,Warner Bros. Records - 2-363132 • Format: CD Album • Country: Philippines • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Emo
The album was produced by Mike Shinoda and Rick Rubin. Minutes to Midnight was the band's follow-up album to Meteora and features a shift in the group's musical direction. For the band, the album marks a beginning of deviation from their signature nu metal sound. Minutes to Midnight takes its title from the Doomsday Clock. Linkin Park Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight working on their Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight studio album intaking a break to tour in support of Meteora in In this time period, the band formed numerous side projects; Mike Shinoda formed his hip hop side project Fort Minorwhile Chester Bennington formed Dead by Sunrisecausing the album to be shelved temporarily.
The band returned to work on the record afterward, taking on a different musical direction than the sessions while working with producer Rick Rubin. The album's completion was delayed several times for unknown reasons.
Eventually, " What I've Done " was chosen as the album's lead single in Aprilwith the album seeing release in North America on May 15, The album debuted at number one in the US Billboard   and in 15 other countries, including the United Kingdom and Canada. In an interview, lead singer Chester Bennington explained that the album is "a mix of punkclassic rockand hip-hop standards" and that " Rick has brought more of a stripped down, classic-rock and hip-hop kind of feel.
In another interview, Bennington stated: "This time around, Mike Shinoda is singing a lot more. It may seem like he's not on the record, but he's doing a lot of the harmonies.
He also sings a couple of songs alone. We're presenting ourselves in a different way. The band decided not to use the effect for the solo in that song and instead ended up creating "No More Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight out of the effect. In " Given Water - Gregory Porter - Water ", he jingles the keys that are heard while several clap sounds are overlaid in the intro of the song as mentioned in the lyric book: Brad added the sounds on the intro song: multiple tracks of claps - and keys jingling.
Hahn contributes more with programming, electronics, and other elements to many of the songs. The church organ and military drumbeat on "Hands Held High" were originally to be used as the backdrop to melodic vocals, but Rubin recommended that the band try the opposite approach according to the album booklet.
For the album, the band recorded fifty to sixty songs in August During live performances, Shinoda is generally playing the keyboard for "Shadow of the Day", while Bennington plays rhythm guitar.
Shinoda stated in an interview: "We were looking back at the things that we had done in the past It was easy for us to replicate, it was easy for other bands to replicate, and we just needed to move on. This is a significant decrease compared to the amount Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight rapping on previous albums.
The rap vocals on "Hands Held High" are much closer styled to Mike Shinoda's side project Fort Minor than his traditional Linkin Park verses, as he raps during most of the song. Also, unlike the previous two studio albums, Minutes to Midnight contains profanity and thus the first Linkin Park studio album to contain a Parental Advisory the first overall being their collaborative EP with Jay-ZCollision Course and politically charged lyrics.
The band made all ten of You Cant Win Them All - Ten Years After - Rock & Roll Music To The World covers available for fans to use as the album art on iTunes.
Rolling Stone gave Minutes to Midnight 4 out of 5 stars, stating that "most of Minutes is honed, metallic pop with a hip-hop stride and a wake-up kick",  and it was placed at number 25 in their list of the Top 50 Albums of Minutes to Midnight was delayed several times before its release. First scheduled to be released in the summer ofit was later postponed to the fall ofthen again to early The album's release date was finally set for May 14, In Canadathe album was released on May 15, There are non-Parental Advisory releases of both the regular album and the special edition album.
In Malaysiathe edited version for the album is available in digipak cover while the explicit edition available for the Tour Edition which features white slipcase cardboard cover and a standard Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight case.
In the United States, the album had the biggest first week sales of at the time, withalbums sold. The album has sold over 20 million copies worldwide,  with 3. Minutes to Midnight — Live Around the World is a live album which features live versions of songs from the third studio album, Minutes to Midnight. They were recorded Ça Caille - Various - Katapult Vol.2 - A Karat Mix By Krikor various cities around the world from Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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