The issue is that it’s a weak and contrived commercial move (perhaps to compete with the likes of Twenty One Pilots). The band also performed at the award ceremony on December 7, but lost the award to "Cities" by Beck. On August 10, 2013, the band collaborated with American musician Steve Aoki to record the song, "A Light That Never Comes" for Linkin Park's online puzzle-action game, LP Recharge (short for Linkin Park Recharge), which was launched on Facebook and the official LP Recharge website on September 12, 2013. The sound of One More Light has been described as being more pop-focused, departing from the alternative rock and alternative metal sounds of their previous albums. "Talking to Myself" and "One More Light" were released as radio singles later on. When news of Cornell’s death went viral, Bennington was heartbroken. [14] Minutes to Midnight sold over 625,000 copies in its first week, making it one of the most successful debut-week albums in recent years. [32], The album was made available on Linkin Park's official website in five different packages: CD + LPU membership, vinyl + LPU Membership, CD bundle, vinyl bundle, and the "Just Give Me Everything" box set. Thank you and I love you all. They worked with Zayed Hassan, which resulted in his song "Sailing Through the Clouds",[4] Martin Garrix,[5] Hot Karl,[6] Mike Baczor of the band Her0,[7] The Lonely Island, which resulted in "Things in My Jeep",[8] and One Ok Rock. [22] The album featured four singles, "The Catalyst", "Waiting for the End", "Burning in the Skies" and "Iridescent". All offers were accompanied by an LPU digital membership. [7] The remix album included twenty remixed songs, mainly hip-hop influenced.[4]. By Rhian Daly. "[63] Bennington later responded that he agreed with Taylor's statements, saying: "...I agree with him. A day before his death, Chester Bennington, the late front man of Linkin Park, is filmed eating mystery flavored jelly beans with his children. The band later revealed the album would be called, A Thousand Suns. "Lying From You" peaked on the Alternative Songs charts. I remember mine was Breaking the Habit. "[29], Bennington had also reached out to Billy Howerdel of A Perfect Circle to collaborate on a song for the album. Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington's wife opens up about his suicide: 'We thought he was okay' The Numb singer died on 20 July 2017 Sarah Young @sarah_j_young The box set was bound inside a special One More Light super deluxe box with a 48-page hardcover book featuring all the best photos from the album package and all the lyrics, a unique 2.4" × 1.8" instant photo of the band, and a gold enamel pin set featuring a Linkin Park pin, a LP Hex logo pin, and a "OML" logo pin. Linkin Park fans have been sharing footage of Chester Bennington's final last performance following the frontman's death by suicide on Thursday. The album, which represented half a decade's worth of the band's work, was edited by Don Gilmore. One of the goals of the production of this album was to do away with any notion of genre. 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Band members Brad Delson and Mike Shinoda served as the album's primary producers. I was actually in the middle of watching Linkin Park's Shadow of the Day 2010 Madrid concert DVD when I heard the news. Now, nearly a year after Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington took his own life, it's clear to his widow that in the days before he died, there were warning signs. [19] The band released a single for the movie entitled, "New Divide". [40], Linkin Park did a stripped-down performance with Kiiara at NRG Studios, which was broadcast live on Facebook the same day "Heavy" was released along with its lyric video and the album pre-order. [41], Acoustic performances of the lead single by Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda helped promote One More Light. Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017) was an American musician, singer-songwriter, actor, and multi-instrumentalist. Chester Bennington's Widow Shares Photo of Smiling Linkin Park Singer Just Before His Death this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. The North American part of the tour was cancelled following Chester Bennington's death on July 20, 2017. When news of Cornell’s death went viral, Bennington was heartbroken. The Ambassadors were also given various tasks respective to the updates. According to him, a lot of songs on the album can make the listener think of old songs by The Cure or Tears for Fears.[12]. Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, and occasional actor.