Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns by Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California, formed in 1996. Since their formation, the band has sold more than 50 million albums and won two Grammy Awards. It achieved mainstream success with its debut album, Hybrid Theory, which was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005. Its following studio album, Meteora, continued the bands success, topping the Billboard 200’s album charts in 2003, and was followed by extensive touring and charity work around the world. In 2003, MTV2 named Linkin Park the sixth greatest band of the music video era and the third best of the new millennium behind Oasis and Coldplay.
Having adapted the nu metal and rap rock genres to a radio-friendly yet densely-layered style in Hybrid Theory and Meteora, the band explored other genres in their next studio album, Minutes to Midnight. The album topped the Billboard charts and had the third best debut week of any album that year. They have also collaborated with several other artists, most notably with rapper Jay-Z in their mashup album Collision Course, and many others on Reanimation.
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It was released on September 8, , by Warner Bros. The album was written by the band and was produced by Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda and Rick Rubin , who worked together to produce the band's previous studio album Minutes to Midnight A Thousand Suns is a concept album dealing with human fears such as nuclear warfare. The band has said the album is a drastic departure from their previous work; they experimented on different and new sounds. Shinoda told MTV the album references numerous social issues and blends human ideas with technology. The title is a reference to Hindu Sanskrit scripture, a line of which was first popularized in by J.
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Linkin Park – A Thousand Suns
The song features prominent use of piano and ambient electronics, and also features a guitar solo during the bridge. Along with its uniqueness, it is one of few Linkin Park songs to feature fingerpicked guitar. As the song builds, Bourdon's parts are overlaid with the existing programmed beats. In reference to the Robert J. Oppenheimer speech in "The Radiance" that precedes the song, the band felt that the speeches used on the album were connected to the world in a way that the lyrics could not convey, the speeches bringing a new emotional aspect to the songs. The speeches resonated with the songs in a different way than by themselves, giving the songs a stronger emotional punch.
It was announced as the band's third single from their fourth studio album A Thousand Suns on January 20, , and it was released on March It was released in the United States to the Nielsen BDS adult contemporary indicator chart by February , although it was clarified by vocalist Mike Shinoda that it is an international-only single,  hence not charting in any Billboard charts. The track pack was released on October 19, Filming for the music video occurred from January 17 through 19, , with Joe Hahn and lead vocalist Mike Shinoda tweeting about filming the video. The international music video was directed by Joe Hahn. The video premiered on kerrang.