(2000) Hybrid Theory

Linkin Park

... read moreLinkin Park originally called itself Hybrid Theory and has retained that phrase for the title of its debut album. The "hybrid" in question is one of rap and metal. The guitars and drums lock into standard thrash patterns, over which singer Chester Bennington and rapper Mike Shinoda alternate in...

49′:22″ 15 Songs

1
Linkin Park
Papercut
3:05
2
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One Step Closer
2:40
3
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With You
3:23
4
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Points Of Authority
3:22
5
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Crawling
3:31
6
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Runaway
3:04
7
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By Myself
3:10
8
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In The End
3:39
9
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A Place For My Head
3:05
10
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Forgotten
3:14
11
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Cure For The Itch
2:37
12
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Pushing Me Away
3:12
13
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My December
4:23
14
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High Voltage
3:47
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Linkin Park
Papercut [Recorded Live At Bbc1] (Recorded Live At Bbc1)
3:10
Released 24 October 2000, 2000 Warner Records Inc.

Review

Linkin Park originally called itself Hybrid Theory and has retained that phrase for the title of its debut album. The "hybrid" in question is one of rap and metal. The guitars and drums lock into standard thrash patterns, over which singer Chester Bennington and rapper Mike Shinoda alternate in furious expressions of rage and frustration. "One Step Closer," the track released to radio in advance of the album's release, is a typical effort, with lyrics like "Everything you say to me/Takes me one step closer to the edge/And I'm about to break." ~ William Ruhlmann