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kwill
06-21-2012, 01:39 PM
Which songs on LT were the farthest from your expectations?

For me, I'd say Victimized and Until it Breaks. I thought Victimized was just going to be death-metallish the whole way through. I didn't expect a track that was so unique and oddball. And I was surprised by Until it Breaks' strange song structure.

ernieball003
06-21-2012, 02:29 PM
Castle of Glass. I wasn't really expecting much of anything from the track because of the advance descriptions. Shame on you, article writers.

TheZlajaZlo
06-21-2012, 02:32 PM
In My Remains, Skin To Bone

KillerUndies
06-21-2012, 03:33 PM
Until it Breaks and Skin to Bone.

Super Sonic
06-21-2012, 03:38 PM
Castle Of Glass and Until It Breaks

cloudscream
06-21-2012, 05:14 PM
Until It Breaks. Crazy songwriting. I wonder whose idea was that. Joe's? Phoenix's? Brad's? Rick's?

Death Slayer
06-21-2012, 05:20 PM
Skin to Bone

KaitoKid
06-21-2012, 05:22 PM
Until it breaks, i was expecting this song be more faster.

Juliet
06-21-2012, 05:36 PM
Victimized, because I was totally blown away by Rob's drumming

Blake
06-21-2012, 05:43 PM
Until it Breaks. and it's not a good surprise either

Ree
06-21-2012, 06:25 PM
Skin To Bone.

Gravity_LP
06-21-2012, 06:43 PM
The one that surprised me.....hmm Until it breaks. I was expecting it to be faster since I saw mike rapping it with the waiting for the end instrumental and then brad SANG! I wasn't expecting that!

IISUPERXEROI
06-21-2012, 06:46 PM
Skin To Bone

StaticOnTheWay
06-21-2012, 06:49 PM
Until it Breaks. and it's not a good surprise either

This. When I heard the Waiting for the End version with the Until It Breaks snippet at the beginning I was really excited for this song...Mike's rapping is amazing but there's really nothing else in the song

jordanW241
06-21-2012, 06:56 PM
Until it Breaks, probably. I sort of expected it to be more like Waiting for the End, but maybe that's because of the Apache intro to it they did live :P

I can't say any of the album really surprised me though. Not like A Thousand Suns did anyway.

Zombie Jeff
06-21-2012, 07:34 PM
Until It Breaks and Skin To Bone for sure.

Faint into Pieces
06-21-2012, 07:35 PM
I'd say Skin To Bone. Never expected stuff like that from LP before.

Blake
06-21-2012, 09:16 PM
This. When I heard the Waiting for the End version with the Until It Breaks snippet at the beginning I was really excited for this song...Mike's rapping is amazing but there's really nothing else in the song
It's the opposite for me actually. Mike's rapping is the bad part of the song. Brad's is the best, and Chester's is good.

wilson_r
06-21-2012, 09:26 PM
Powerless by a mile, I know it's a ballad but in the past LP's ballads have never struck a massive chord with me, but by God I love that song! For me it's the best on the album though having listened a fair few times I don't think there a bad song on it. Was unsure of Until It Breaks and Skin to Bone but like them now! Roads Untraveled is another great song!

Twisterness
06-21-2012, 09:26 PM
Castle of Glass and Skin To Bone

icecreamsandwich
06-21-2012, 09:49 PM
Victimized scared the sh** out of me. xD
And Skin To Bone was like.. is this LP??
so ^ those

Fragmuffin
06-21-2012, 09:51 PM
I was most surprised by Roads Untraveled in that I'd have never expected it to be my favorite song on the album.

I suppose Castle of Glass was surprising too, in that I liked it a lot more than I thought I would.

Until it Breaks is definitely the most unique song on the album, but I honestly never expected anything from it, and therefore, wasn't shocked by how different it was, I suppose.

Top2Bottom
06-21-2012, 09:57 PM
Skin To Bone was a great surprise. And, of course, Until It Breaks was a bit of a surprise too.

I was also surprised that Lost In The Echo was done so well for what they wanted to achieve. I now know that they have a song like that in them still.

mastae
06-21-2012, 10:29 PM
Until It Breaks... and in a great way.

Comstock
06-21-2012, 10:39 PM
Until It Breaks and Victimized

Comstock
06-21-2012, 10:40 PM
I now know that they have a song like that in them still.

They always had songs like that in them they just rather doing other stuff

Snail
06-21-2012, 11:13 PM
Lost In The Echo - Did not expect a 'modernized' take on their formula of old to hit that hard.
Lies Greed Misery - Tripped out happy-go-lucky melody mixed with screaming. Great, as it is ridiculous at the same time.
Skin To Bone - An unexpected full on, gracefully executed song with elements heard on tracks such as: High Voltage (Hybrid Theory EP), Carousel, When They Come For Me.
Until It Breaks - Four different sounding demos merged into one? Surprising! Though, the choir-inspired ending is hard to listen to in the context of the rest of the track.

SkullDevil217
06-21-2012, 11:44 PM
In My Remains, Castle Of Glass, Roads Untraveled, Until It Breaks and Powerless. All in a positive way.

hybridsoldier1989
06-22-2012, 12:11 AM
The three that I listened to the other night all surprised me in different ways.

Lost In The Echo was predictable based on the reviews of the song up that point, but the fact that Mike had three verses (I think this is right, I only listened once) was surprising.

Victimized was surprising, even after the reviews. I expected full brutality, but was met instantly with Mike's soft verse before the heavy electro-infused punk rock chords kicked in. That was pretty sweet, as was Mike's rap verse. His style is so different in every song now, as opposed to the early days where each verse could fit on a different song. This song shouldn't work, but it does.

And Until It Breaks was too awesome. The song shifts gears like five different times, and it seems effortless. The real surprise were Brad's vocals. I like that they are trying different things, even while taking a step sideways and utilizing all of the different sounds up until now.

I am really looking forward to next Tuesday. I won't allow myself to listen to anything else, or even those songs again until the release date.

Qwerty19
06-22-2012, 01:29 AM
Yep, Powerless. In was expecting it to be the classic LP powerfull balad. It was way more good than that finally.

.Ex-02.
06-22-2012, 01:37 AM
To be honest most of the songs were surprising to me but the ones that stuck out the most were In My Remains, Until It Breaks, Skin to Bone, and Victimized.

Cookie Monster
06-22-2012, 01:53 AM
Lies Greed Misery. The rest, not so much, but that's not a bad thing.