Linkin Park’s Song, In The End, Sets a Record on Spotify
Linkin Park In The End – Another brilliant record was inscribed by Linkin Park. One of the hits from the late Chester Bennington’s band has reached 1 billion views on the streaming and podcast service platform, Spotify.
According to Chart Data, the song, which was released in 2001 and is a single on the debut album ‘Hybrid Theory’, set a record for being the first nu-metal song to achieve that much streaming lift on Spotify.
Although they have different musical colors from one album to the next, Linkin Park is a big band because of the alternative rock genre that has nu-metal breath. The nuances of this music can be seen clearly in their debut album Hybrid Theory.
Simply put, the singles Linkin Park In The End and Hybrid Theory have not only popularized nu-metal, but also Linkin Park’s existence in the music industry. Don’t forget, Linkin Park’s single In The End already has a special note before being played a billion times on Spotify.
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Yes, the song In The End Linkin Park previously reached 1 billion views on YouTube which was inscribed in July 2020. In 2000, the concept of this video clip was quite unique to be executed in its day. Linkin Park takes the dystopian Egypt theme by fully using CGI technology for the video clip. But don’t confuse it with today’s CGI technology, okay?
In The End, itself is the second song to have this record, previously the single ‘Numb’ had already reached 1 billion views on YouTube in 2018. Linkin Park entered the exclusive club of rock bands with music videos that were watched billions of times. Twenty-One Pilots has three videos to reach that milestone with ‘Ride’, ‘Heathens’ and ‘Stressed Out’ all viewed over a billion times. Guns N’ Roses’ also has a similar record through their hit, ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’.
As for Spotify, previously the song “Don’t Stop Believin'” from rock band Journey hit its one billionth stream in February, while Queen has three songs, namely “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Don’t Stop Me Now” and “Don’t Stop Me Now”. “Another One Bites the Dust”, which falls into this category.
Meanwhile, Oasis‘ hit “Wonderwall” became the first 90s song to net a billion Spotify streams in October 2020.
The story about the single, In The End, does not stop here. Last year, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their Hybrid Theory album, Linkin Park released the sake of the single In The End. Usually, the demo and the end result of a song don’t have a significant difference. However, in the case of In The End, there are many differences presented by Linkin Park and can be found when listening to the demo version.
In terms of composition and notation selection, there is actually no significant difference from this Linkin Park concoction, but the difference is felt from the nuances presented. In the demo version, Linkin Park’s song, In The End, is heard to maximize the elements of electronic music, especially in the drum and bass sections. In addition, the most significant difference that Linkin Park brings can be found in the lyrics.
You could say, Linkin Park In The End actually already has a picture that fits what they want through the song In The End. Changes or improvements to the song made by Linkin Park are considered to be more focused on finding suitable lyrics to convey deeper emotions. Until finally presented nicely on the album version of Linkin Park.
In 2021, Linkin Park will also celebrate the anniversary of the Minute of Midnight album. Linkin Park’s third studio album, which was released on May 15, 2007, is 14 years old this year. To celebrate this anniversary, Linkin Park made something special for their fans.
The band, now led by Mike Shinoda, released a documentary on the Linkin Park YouTube channel on May 14. The 40-minute film was actually released in May 2007 as part of a special edition bonus DVD. This video features extensive footage of the Linkin Park personnel recording in the studio.
The video generally depicts the creative process of the late Chester Bennington, as well as other Linkin Park personnel such as Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Joe Hahn, Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell, and Mike Shinoda in following up on the 2003 album Meteora.
Linkin Park began work on their third studio album in 2003, taking a break to tour in support of Meteora in 2004. During this period, the members of Linkin Park also made several side projects. Take for example Mike Shinoda who formed the hip hop group, Fort Minor, while Chester Bennington formed Dead by Shine.
It was stated that the side projects of these two figures had delayed the Minute of Midnight album. Linkin Park then returned to work on this album by taking a different musical direction from the Meteora album. However, the completion of this album continued to be delayed several times due to unknown reasons.
But suddenly, Linkin Park released the single What I’ve Done in April 2007 and it was announced as the opening theme for the album Minute of Midnight. Linkin Park’s third album itself was finally released in the United States one month after the song What I’ve Done was released. -Linkin Park In The End-