Linkin Park Announce New Live Album 'One More Light Live'
By Sam Valorose
November 15, 2017
Linkin Park have announced their plans to release a new live album titled One More Light Live on December 15th, 2017. The album was recorded during the band's massive world tour in 2017 and features tracks throughout their celebrated career.
Along with the announcement, Linkin Park released a statement dedicated to Chester and explained their decision to release the live album. Read it below:
We dedicate this live album to our brother Chester who poured his heart and soul into One More Light. After we finished recording the album, we joked with Chester that - since he had delivered so many stunning performances in the studio - he had set the bar extra high to produce that alchemy on stage each night. Not surprisingly, he welcomed the challenge.
The shows we played together during the early summer of 2017 were extraordinary. Chester shared with us that he felt this was the best tour we had ever done. The camaraderie and joy we experienced on stage reflected our deep connection with each other, with our fans, and the music.
Every night before walking out onto the stage, we would huddle, get focused, and share whatever last-second remarks popped into our heads. Chester always took it upon himself to turn the name of the city where we were playing into a first-rate pun. This was our ritual. Best of all, gratitude that we were living our dream.
Chester never forgot to express his appreciation to our crew - the men and women who traveled the world with us, making our dreams into reality night after night.Without them, these shows would not have been possible.
Chester was uniquely passionate, uncommonly generous, sensitive, optimistic, funny, and kind. With his voice, he turned pain into catharsis, authenticity into art and passion into connection. His dedication to bringing these songs to life was triumphant. For those of you who attended this tour in person, we thank you. For those who could not, we hope this live album gives you a glimpse into how magical these shows were for the six of us.
One More Light Live Track Listing:
- TALKING TO MYSELF
- BURN IT DOWN
- BATTLE SYMPHONY
- NEW DIVIDE
- NOBODY CAN SAVE ME
- ONE MORE LIGHT
- LEAVE OUT ALL THE REST
- GOOD GOODBYE (FEAT. STORMZY)
- WHAT I'VE DONE
- IN THE END
- SHARP EDGES
- BLEED IT OUT
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