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Minutes to Midnight Explicit Lyrics


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  • Audio CD (May 15 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • Label: Warner Music
  • ASIN: B000OCXMAE
  • In-Print Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,977 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Wake
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

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Linkin Park ~ Minutes To Midnight

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Minutes to Midnight stands to defend Linkin Park's status as the hardest-rockin' softies in mainstream music. Like its predecessors Hybrid Theory (2000) and Meteroa (2003), Minutes to Midnight flexes plenty of decibel-heavy muscle ("Given Up," "Bleed It Out," "No More Sorrow") and made-to-order, melodic radio fare ("Leave Out All the Rest," "Shadow of the Day," "In Pieces"). But for all its volume, Linkin Park likes to paint its heart openly on its sleeve with suspicious sonic drama, as in the palpably saccharine "Valentine's Day." Fortunately, co-producer Rick Rubin brings all these elements to pinnacle effect with the surprise "Hands Held High." On past efforts, the combination of breezy keyboard, arpeggiated guitar, choral vocals, and a military snare-beat would yield another slab of smarm, here MC Mike Shinoda drops the two best verses of his career, blending vocal styles with singer Chester Bennington for a moving piece that's as welcome a repertorial addition as Linkin Park is ever likely to muster. --Jason Kirk

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By T. Schmitt on Nov. 8 2007
Format: Audio CD
I wish I would have waited before purchasing this CD. I had been waiting for a real follow-up to 'Meteora' for years. Maybe I expected too much...

I can't blame artists who try to change their sound. Everyone goes through phases where they like different things. I don't have to LIKE the change though. Too many of my favourite bands (Adema, Stabbing Westward, Econoline Crush for a few examples) changed their sound for the worse in my opinion, and now I can add a new band to that list.

I have been a pretty rabid fan of Linkin Park since I first heard the song 'Points of Authority' on the Little Nicky Soundtrack before they became popular. I had to go from CD store to CD store to buy Hybrid Theory because no one had it in stock.

Perhaps I was hoping for too much. Maybe I'm just upset because it's another nu-metal band changing their sound to become more 'progressive' or rocky. There are already enough quality rock bands, I don't need my favourite nu-metal or industrial or synth-rock bands changing styles to the mainstream.

Oh well, saves me money in the future. Won't need to buy another LP CD again...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jodi on June 25 2007
Format: Audio CD
The first time i heard this album I wasnt too impressed but everytime I hear it I love it more and more.

Wake - Good for an intro. No singing in it or anything so i usually skip it.

Given Up - I wasnt too big on this song the first time I heard it but now i love it. I love the beat of the song and I always end up getting it stuck in my head. Great track

What I've Done - The first single is a bit different but good none the less. not one of the best songs on the album thou.

Leave Out All The Rest - Great Rock Song. One of those songs that you just have to turn up.

Bleed It Out - I LOVE this track. Reminds me of the older LP. Incredibly catchy. Its one of those songs that you have to sing along to when you hear it. Its almost impossible not too and the chorus is so simple that you can sing along to it the first time you hear it

Shadow of the Day - This is my favourite song on the album. I like the chorus, i like the music, i like how it builds up at the end. i like everything about this track.

The Little Things Give You Away - I dont really like this one too much. Usually skip it.

Hands Held High - I love the lyrics of this song. It confronts a lot of delicate issues. "When you cant put gas in your tank. And these f**kers are laughing their way to the bank, cashing their cheque, asking you to have compassion and have some respect". "It's ironic, at times like this you pray but a bomb blew the mosque up yesterday." This is a powerful track. Good for LP on this one.

No More Sorrow - Another great rock song. Love this one. Great chorus and great beat to it.

Valentines Day - Took me a little while to get into this one. Starts pretty slow but turns out to be a pretty good song

In Between - Kind of 50/50 on this song. Its starting to grow on me I think. Nothing spectacular about this song.

In Pieces - Dont like this one at all
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By John Templar on April 12 2010
Format: Audio CD
When I first picked up this CD and gave it a spin, I was actually a little disappointed. There were only a handful of the songs on the album were classic hardcore Linkin Park. Given Up, What I've done, No More Sorrow and Bleed it Out are the expected awesome hardcore/rap Linkin Park, but the rest of the songs were kind of slow. However, after a couple of listens, I really began to like this album.

All of the songs on this album are great, they're just not what you'd expect. Songs like Leave Out All the Rest, Shadow of The Day and Valentines Day are really good songs. They start a bit slower than you might be used to, but the beats, vocals and tunes are all fantastic. I appreciate that they tried something new with this album while maintaining a more consistent thematic string than previous albums.

This is a great album, you just got to realize that they've gone in a slightly new direction this time. If you can accept that, you will thoroughly enjoy this album.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Super Music Fan on Dec 10 2007
Format: Audio CD
I don't really understand where all of these average and mediocre reviews are coming from. I've been a fan of Linkin Park since Hybrid Theory and trust me, this CD will not disappoint. Granted, it is a little different from some of their other stuff. "Shadow of the Day", which is one of their best songs in my opinion, is unlike anything they have ever done before. If you are a fan of any of the singles released, you will not be disappointed with this album. If you are a longtime fan who is willing to listen to something different (but good!), you will not be disappointed either. Definitely one of the best CD's released in the last while!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Michael M. Edwards on May 29 2007
Format: Audio CD
At first I was sort of disappointed in this cd. It really only does have two heavy rip off your face songs "Given Up and No More Sorrows". Which in my opinion are the two best songs on the album. After 3 or 4 spins I actually really like the cd but really wish they would have added another 5 or 6 heavy songs to it. Not as good as their previous two studio cds but a worthwhile buy.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Adam on May 18 2007
Format: Audio CD
I consider myself to be a big Linkin Park fan. I know the Hybrid Theory and Meteora albums by heart. Having listened to Minutes to Midnight, I have to say that I'm torn.

If you're interested in this album for the heavy rock and rap of past Linkin Park albums, forget it! This one has only two very heavy songs, and the rest are moderate (What I've done) to just plain soft (Shadow of the Day). The two heavy tracks are my favorite ones, because they're the only ones that get me excited. I also enjoy What I've Done in a different way because it actually sounds a bit like the old LP. The other songs that I like are Leave Out All the Rest and Bleed It Out.

Towards the end of the album, you're given real stinkers like Hands Held High, where Mike raps about the war in Iraq and George Bush. While it's a valiant cause, I just feel like it's been done to death in music (aka Green Day did it right 3 years ago). Even worse, later in the song you get a chorus with Mike actually singing, and I can't stand it. Mike should not sing lead, that's what Chester is for. "In Between" is another song where Mike sings lead, and I can't stand listening to it.

There is "Valentine's Day" that has a decent chorus, but only after a 2 minute verse which I find to be way too long.

"In Pieces" and "The Little Things Give You Away" are pretty good songs, but still lack the energy of the better ones. In the Little Things Give You Away, Chester sings about New Orleans with lines like "the levees are breaking". It seems kind of late, but I guess that's what happens when it takes 14 months to come up with an album.

Overall, I'll be listening to this album for the better tracks, but it doesn't come close to the quality of the first two. I'm hoping that the other songs will grow on me, but I won't keep my hopes up.
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