[Photo by: Mike Shinoda/YouTube]
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda is sharing three emotional, homemade music videos—one for each song on his recently released solo effort, the Post Traumatic EP. See the musician's sparse and affecting new clips right now.
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“Art has always been the place I go when I need to sort through the complexity and confusion of the road ahead,” Shinoda said upon the EP's release in January. “I don't know where this path goes, but I'm grateful I get to share it with you.” Post Traumatic—described by the musician as “not Linkin Park nor Fort Minor [Shinoda's periodic hip-hop side project], it's just me”—is his first studio release following Linkin Park's seventh album, One More Light, and the unexpected death of the band's singer Chester Bennington last July. Late last year, the group released live album One More Light Live, a full-length featuring concert recordings from the band's One More Light World Tour 2017.
Watch Shinoda's new music videos directly below. At the end of the “Watching As I Fall” vid, Post Traumatic's closing track, he offers a candid glimpse at his life in the wake of Bennington's death, a raw monologue from mid-December wrapping up the stirring clip. “It's been coming up on four months since Chester passed away,” he says while recounting other aspects of his day-to-day reality. “Holidays are gonna be crazy, holidays are gonna be hard.” See the vids here:
— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) February 8, 2018
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