Best Linkin Park Songs

-Kushagra Srivastava

The night of 20th July shook the world with the news of Chester Bennington’s death. Fans all around the world are still shocked and saddened by his demise. Today we take a look at the some of the best Linkin Park songs as we mourn his death.

5.New Divide

The song was released as a single and was recorded specifically for Michael Bay’s film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The song serves as the film’s theme and was released on May 18, 2009.It received rave reviews from professional critics and remains to be one of the most critically acclaimed songs of Linkin Park’s discography. It is one of the few songs to top the US Rock Songs, Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks at the same time.

4.Breaking the Habit

It is the ninth track from their second studio album Meteora and was released as the fifth and final single from the album. It became the fifth consecutive single from Meteora to reach #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, a feat unmatched by any other artist in the history of that chart. It was also the third single from the album to reach #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

3.What I’ve Done

It was released as the first single from their third studio album Minutes to Midnight (2007).The live version of “What I’ve Done” from Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes was nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance at the 52nd Grammy Awards. Being certified three times platinum by the RIAA, it is the band’s most commercially successful song

2.In the End

“In the End” is one of Linkin Park’s most recognizable and signature songs. It is the most played song in all of the band’s live performances. The song reached the top ten on numerous worldwide music charts and reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, the band’s highest peak on the chart, as well as their first song that peaked within the Top 40.

1.Numb

One of Linkin Park’s most well-known and critically acclaimed songs, “Numb” topped the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart for 12 weeks. The song spent six weeks at the top of the chart in 2003 and six weeks in 2004.