Hybrid Theory EP
|EP by Linkin Park|
summer of 1998|
1997 - early 1998 (original)|
early - mid 2001 (re-release)
Alternative hip hop
Hybrid Theory EP is an EP by the American nu metal/alternative rock band Linkin Park that was recorded and released in 1998. At this time, Linkin Park were called Hybrid Theory, making this EP a self-titled album, or an album named after the band.
It was Linkin Park's first record. Before it, in 1996, the band only made a demo tape called Xero. The band changed its name later in 1998, after Chester Bennington replaced Mark Wakefield as the lead singer.
About the EP[change | change source]
On November 19, 2001, Linkin Park Underground, Linkin Park's fan club, was made. The first fan club package that was sent to members had a new edition of Hybrid Theory EP, with a note from the band. The first 500 copies of the CD were signed by all 6 members of the band.
The only ways to get the EP are to buy it from eBay, or win a contest in the Linkin Park Underground when the EP is awarded as a contest prize. But the prizes awarded by the LPU are the original EP.
Track listing[change | change source]
- "Step Up" – 3:55
- "High Voltage" – 3:30
- "Slip" - 3:31
- "Blue" – 3:28
- "Dedicated" – 3:17
- "So Far Away" - 2:55
- "Carousel" - 3:00
- "And One" - 4:30
- "Crawling" - 3:30
- "Forgotten" - 3:15
- "A Place For My Head" - 3:05
Bonus Track[change | change source]
12. "Part Of Me" (2001 bonus track) - 4:06
Singles[change | change source]
1998: Slip, Blue and So Far Away
1999: High Voltage, And One, Crawling, Forgotten and A Place For My Head
2001 re-release: Part Of Me
Band line-up[change | change source]
- Chester Bennington – vocalist, occasionally guitar
- Mike Shinoda – Vocals, MC, keyboardist, rhythm guitarist, samples
- Brad Delson – guitar
- Kyle Christener - Bass
- Rob Bourdon – drummer
- Joe "Mr. Hahn" Hahn – turntablist, samples
Personnel[change | change source]
- Produced by Mike Shinoda.
- The rest of the tracks – Written by Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington and Rob Bourdon. Produced and mixed by Mike Shonida
- "Part of Me" – Written by Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington and Rob Bourdon. Produced and mixed by Mudrock and Mike Shonida