16 Songs, 53 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

The 2017 passing of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington had an understandably profound effect on the band's co-founder, Mike Shinoda. Part mourning, part venting, his solo debut Post Traumatic is a raw representation of loss and helplessness, recorded in the moment. “I can hear in the tone of my voice”, Shinoda told Beats 1 anchor Zane Lowe. “I knew where I was on that day.” The songs on the album reflect many moods—from tender (“Place to Start”, “Brooding”) to aggressive (“Lift Off”, “I.O.U.”)—all armed with Shinoda’s usual hybrid of hip-hop, electronic and rock. There’s no censor here, especially on “Over Again”, when Shinoda tackles the stresses of Bennington's tribute concert, even confronting well-wishers asking what he’s going to do next: “You think it’ll be a challenge?/Only my life’s work hanging in the f**king balance”, he shoots back.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

The 2017 passing of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington had an understandably profound effect on the band's co-founder, Mike Shinoda. Part mourning, part venting, his solo debut Post Traumatic is a raw representation of loss and helplessness, recorded in the moment. “I can hear in the tone of my voice”, Shinoda told Beats 1 anchor Zane Lowe. “I knew where I was on that day.” The songs on the album reflect many moods—from tender (“Place to Start”, “Brooding”) to aggressive (“Lift Off”, “I.O.U.”)—all armed with Shinoda’s usual hybrid of hip-hop, electronic and rock. There’s no censor here, especially on “Over Again”, when Shinoda tackles the stresses of Bennington's tribute concert, even confronting well-wishers asking what he’s going to do next: “You think it’ll be a challenge?/Only my life’s work hanging in the f**king balance”, he shoots back.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Troytaboy85 ,

Wow

This is Shinoda pouring his heart out. It’s going to amazing

Lanie Bester ,

What an Artist

So far, the songs on this album are incredible. Deep, poignant lyrics, diverse and resonating musical composition. Buy this album. Seriously. Do it. Mike is the best song-writer of our generation, and this is not one to miss.

AdrenaliineShot ,

Great content .Cant wait!!!

The songs Mike has released so far are amazing and im sure the whole album will be too.

I wish the purchase of the separate songs from Post Traumatic EP/single could reduce the price of the album :/ Hopefullythat will be fixed soon

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