I have been laid low with laryngitis, so I have spent some time surfing the internet, and I came across a new music video from Linkin Park. It is not a new song, rather it is 20 years old, but it has not been released before now, and it hits hard, because of what has happened in those twenty years.
This is a song where you can feel the pain of Chester Bennington, who committed suicide in July 2017, just two months after the suicide of his friend Chris Cornell. It is like hearing the voice of a ghost, but from when he was alive, sharing his anguish with the world.
If you want to revisit the life and death of Chester Bennington, I think this Rolling Stones article is pretty good.
Raging Bee says
Where did that anime come from? It’s better than a lot of the stuff I see on cable…
Tabby Lavalamp says
Raging Bee, it was most likely made specifically for this video so it wouldn’t all be rotoscoped archived video for the whole thing. Gorillaz do animated videos all the time so this wouldn’t be something unusual.
Raging Bee – if you liked that one, you’ll love this one:
And possibly this, the Bach-y guitar break from which was for many years my ringtone: