Mike Shinoda Confirms "LIVING THINGS" as Album Title + Talks Linkin Park Progress

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  1. Bennington_Hahn

    Bennington_Hahn This goes out to everybody still hatin' LPA VIP

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    I totally feel where your coming from. Sometimes I think Brads too scared to move out of his comfort zone. Which is why he's such an underrated/unappreciated guitarist in the modern Rock scene now. Which is a really shame, as he has such potential. His work on "in Pieces" is undeniably good, and his work with Powerchords is quite impressive at times e.g. the riff in Across the Line. And yeah, its the Octaves that are wearing a bit thin at the moment. The Catalyst needn't of had any guitars in it at all - its perfect as it - but some creative soloing over it would have served the song well instead of generic octaves. Same goes for When they come for me.
     
  2. OkamiSensei

    OkamiSensei gas.mask.angel

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    I still don't really like Living Things as a title, but I have a feeling it'll grow on me eventually. I'm really excited for Burn It Down tomorrow, though~
     
  3. ToTheCitadel

    ToTheCitadel Wisdom, Justice & Love

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    Just a question for you guys -- When ATS was first announced as a title, how did you guys like it? (At first glance)
     
  4. mrtheory

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    Can we have a countdown on the main page for the single release?
     
  5. Vic

    Vic No game no life

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    Awesome read, shared it on facebook :D. Living Things eh? Well it will grow on me and as long is a kick-ass album I don't really care. Linkin Park you're awesome.
     
  6. Joe

    Joe I'm tried LPA Administrator

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    Think of it this way, Emily. A Seaman is a living thing. How can we deny such a beautiful reference to our saviour of the sea? LIVING THINGS will grow as a title just like Seaman grows as a... Seaman. :seaman:
     
  7. insanefanboy

    insanefanboy RIP Chester Bennington

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    Tee hee I've just read someone's post about Linkin Park embracing the past with this album/title, well I guess that means there no longer "Sitting in an empty room, Trying to forget the past" LOL I just can't help myself sometimes. ;)

    I agree I want a countdown on the front page.
     
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  8. OkamiSensei

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    I liked it quite a bit actually, haha.

    Joe, that was.. the most beautiful thing I've ever read. You're totally right. *sniffle* :seaman:
     
  9. Joe

    Joe I'm tried LPA Administrator

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    It's a bit late now, not long to go! We will probably have a countdown to LIVING THINGS on the front page though.

    Hold me.
     
  10. shadowofthehabit92

    shadowofthehabit92 Well-Known Member

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    Ok. So can someone clarify as to what is going on? Is the album coming out TOMORROW?? Or just pre-sale. I'm assuming pre-sale but what a pleasant surprise it would be if it came out tomorrow.
     
  11. insanefanboy

    insanefanboy RIP Chester Bennington

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    Just pre-sale tomorrow.
     
  12. Zak

    Zak HEY, EVERYONE! GET IN HERE!

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    We assume/know that the pre-sale for the album will be up tomorrow.
     
  13. Blake

    Blake Leave a Trace LPA Super Member

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    good interperatation
     
  14. shadowofthehabit92

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    Ok thanks. Now that I went back and re-read it, I see he said in the beginning pre-sale. Sorry ha ha
     
  15. lpfan89

    lpfan89 You will pay for what you've done

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    Fans: Living Things sucks as an album title!
    Mike: So we're confirming Living Things as the album title.
    Fans: I guess it's not so bad...

    Wow... Lol.
     
  16. Joe

    Joe I'm tried LPA Administrator

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    I love this part of Mike's post:

    " For me, it’s all about getting back to the real “hybrid theory” — not the album with that name, but the idea that the six guys in our band have drastically different tastes in music, and the blending of all those sounds into one is exactly what we built our band upon."
     
  17. chris2

    chris2 Smiling At Strangers On Trains LPA Super Member

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    I really like the fact that they tried to mix their Hybrid Theory-energy with their newer "matured" sound. I wasn't/still am not sure about the album title "Living Things", but it might make more sense once we hear the album in its full beauty.
     
  18. maclieberman

    maclieberman Just caught in the undertow..

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    haha i just made that my facebook status before u posted this....such an epic quote!
     
  19. @LP2K12

    @LP2K12 Est. 2K12

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    I think Mike should have directed the art designer and packaging company to design the art like they normally would, including putting Living Things on the cover. Then, on the inside, have a cheaper Avery type label sticker for the people who hate the title to write in the name they'd like with sharpie and a note that says "Insert your own title here."
     
  20. Jack_Farrell

    Jack_Farrell KTTK is Chester suicide-diving off a cliff naked

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    Lost In The Echo will be the When They Come For Me everyone has ever wanted. I'm sure of it.

    Also, I think it's better they pour out everything at once. As of now, I can't spend much time in the computer checking for updates.
     
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