[ Warner Music / CD ]
Release Date: Tuesday 15 May 2007
Touted as the band's best and most important work to date, 'Minutes to Midnight' is an album which vocalist Mike Shinoda sees as, "a breakthrough in the development of the band's sound".
Linkin Park is Chester Bennington (vocals), Rob Bourdon (drums), Brad Delson (guitar), Joe Hahn (DJ), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), and Mike Shinoda (vocals). Togehter they have earned two Grammy Awards, the first for "Best Hard Rock Performance" in 2002 with their hit single "Crawling" and the second for "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" with Jay-Z in 2006 for the innovative "Numb/Encore."
Linkin Park has sold 40 million records worldwide since their debut in 2000. The Diamond-Certified 'Hybrid Theory' has alone sold more than 18 million copies. In addition, Linkin Park established 'Music For Relief' with the Red Cross in January 2005 to help aid victims of world catastrophes and combat global warming.
'Minutes to Midnight' is co-produced by Mike Shinoda and 2007 Grammy Producer of The Year Rick Rubin (U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Run DMC). 'Minutes to Midnight' was recorded at the infamous Mansion at Laurel Canyon and is touted by critics as the band's best and most important work to date. The band spent over 14 months in the studio and wrote more than 100 song demos in the making of 'Minutes to Midnight' - an album which vocalist Mike Shinoda sees as, "a breakthrough in the development of the band's sound".
2. Given Up
3. Leave Out All The Rest
4. Bleed It Out
5. Shadow Of The Day
6. What I've Done
7. Hands Held High
8. No More Sorrow
9. Valentine's Day
10. In Between
11. In Pieces
12. The Little Things Give You Away