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New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

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New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

yeah that was terrible. LP with autotune (or some kind of voice processing) doesnt sound right
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

not good.
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It's like a weird cross between early rave music and Pretty Hate Machine-era Nine Inch Nails that turns into a power ballad at the end.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Damn, that was horrible.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

bleh
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Heard this the other day - didn't care for it. Not growing on me either.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Seemed awfully repetitive. I never thought I would say this about them, but I expected better.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

So is this there official version? I know alot of them have been user created as some part of a contest. I liked the song until that techno- Mortal Kombat-sounding synth came in.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

I'm a big Linkin Park fan... but to this.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

I wasn't too hot on it at first, but it is starting to grow on me - however it does sound like they mashed up a few musical styles that don't really blend well together. Hopefully this isn't the 'best' track off the record (which singles rarely are anyhow).
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Sounds like there is a decent song in there, but it's buried under the odd musical styles.

Doesn't sound like Linkin Park either, but at least they are experimenting instead of punching out the same thing time and again.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

I liked it. I hated Minutes to Midnight so I'm glad we can hear something a little different.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Well, I liked it a lot. This sounds like an exciting new direction for Linkin Park to me.
Old 08-08-10, 03:20 PM
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Sounds like Pretty Hate Machine era NIN mixed with the Knife's Silent Shout...with more pep.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

I kinda like it.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Its growing on me Ill admit. The lyrics and singing melody is definitely good. The actual music.. idk like I said its better than the first time I heard them.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

It's growing on me a little bit too.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

i don't really like LP, but this song is probably my most fave out of all.

the only LP song that i have in my itunes.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

well, here's another new song
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Jeez, what the hell is wrong with these guys? Are they trying to piss off the fans that have listened to them since the beginning? I understand trying some new stuff and changing it up so everything doesn't sound the same but this is brutal. I have everything else they released (including the live albums and the mix with Jay Z) but if this is a taste of what the new album is I'll be passing on it. This is a band I would say if it's not broke, don't fix it.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

I kinda liked the first song even if the weird techno-synth thing isn't really my taste, but the second song was godawful.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Originally Posted by mattysemo247 View Post
Jeez, what the hell is wrong with these guys? Are they trying to piss off the fans that have listened to them since the beginning? I understand trying some new stuff and changing it up so everything doesn't sound the same but this is brutal. I have everything else they released (including the live albums and the mix with Jay Z) but if this is a taste of what the new album is I'll be passing on it. This is a band I would say if it's not broke, don't fix it.
Seriously? New song sounds like Linkin Park to me, and I like it.
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

Wtf
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Re: New Linkin Park single. 'The Catalyst'

well the full album is out there, and apparently the full thing is nothing but beat music.

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