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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Place To Start
1
2:13
 
Over Again
2
3:50
 
Watching As I Fall
3
3:31
 
Nothing Makes Sense Anymore
4
3:33
 
About You (feat. blackbear)
5
3:26
 
Brooding (Instrumental)
6
2:31
 
Promises I Can’t Keep
7
3:22
 
Crossing A Line
8
4:02
 
Hold It Together
9
3:25
 
Ghosts
10
2:54
 
Make It Up As I Go (feat. K.Flay)
11
3:29
 
Lift Off (feat. Chino Moreno & Machine Gun Kelly)
12
4:00
 
I.O.U.
13
2:42
 
Running From My Shadow (feat. grandson)
14
3:24
 
World’s On Fire
15
3:15
 
Can’t Hear You Now
16
3:27
 

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