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First Listen: Linkin Park “Waiting For The End” From A Thousand Suns

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As you’ve probably heard, [lastfm]Linkin Park[/lastfm]’s latest release, A Thousand Suns, hits stores September 14th. We just got our hands on track #8, “Waiting For The End.”

“We were not making an album. For months, we’d been destroying and rebuilding our band. The experiments that resulted filled the studio hard drive with diverse, abstract sounds. Amorphous echoes, cacophonous samples, and handmade staccato merged into wandering, elusive melody. Each track felt like a hallucination.”


And, since is seems that KROQ’s Kevin can never understand the lyrics to our songs, here’s “Waiting For The End” with the lyrics.

Listen to other tracks from A Thousand Suns.


Pre-order A Thousand Suns from Amazon.


One Comment

  1. Tiffany says:

    So far this is my favorite of the three songs that we have heard and then the Catalyst can’t wait for the rest.

  2. Jimmy says:

    Wow…. This is Really… Really…. Really.. GOOD!!!!!!!

    1. I Luv LINKIN PARK says:


  3. CrackMatrix says:

    I cannot wait for the complete album. These tracks seems out of place hearing them separately. I dig the groove better than Wretches & Kings, but having the whole speak together will wrap it up tighter.

  4. Daniel says:

    I love this song.
    This album will be very good, I think and hope.
    Thumbs up for this song.
    LP 4-ever.

  5. Daniel says:

    My favorite of the three we’ve heard. It has an awesome vibe to it.

    1. I Luv LINKIN PARK says:


  6. Jimmy says:

    Leaks…. Ahhhh Shame LoL…. As a Complete Album this is probably better than Hybrid Theory

    1. Evelyn says:


    2. Sash says:


  7. mehrdad says:

    that was pretty GOOD!!!at least better than the first 2 singles… because of Chester.honestly i can’t wait until A Thousand Suns is released!!!!!!!

      1. I Luv LINKIN PARK says:


  8. Jimmy says:

    the thing with this album…. is that u cant just hear one song.. its not a singles album like Minutes to Midnight… its very different… very daring. U need to hear all 15 tracks.. this album is a modern day classic… and I hate Old LP

  9. CzM says:

    Yeah, I am not investing much in this album. I hear a little 3-11 in this particular song, and not in a good way. So far The Catalyst, Wretches and Kings, and now Waiting For The End are all fairly disappointing in my opinion. As stated in my previous post for WandKs, I miss the old sound. A little experimentation can go a long way but too much distorts the image sound and usually spells disaster. Don’t believe me? Well just ask the powers-that-be who thought it would be a good idea to tweak the original Coca Cola formula back in the 80s. In other words, if it isn’t broke, why fix it.

  10. Danny says:

    Have the pleasure in hearing the whole album at Warner Bros. Recording Studio a week ago, the whole album is freaking great. But Jimmy hit it on the mark, in order to full enjoy this album, its best to listen to it from the beginning to the end. The first track sets the pace and tone for the rest of the album and every song that follows is a part of a bigger story and gets better and better.

  11. Marvin says:

    This song is awwwsooomme!!!!Every time Linkin Park releases a new song from their album. it just gets better and better.cant wait to buy the album on iTunes!!!

  12. zep77 says:


    1. RGH says:

      you sonnova… i love this song

  13. Khalil says:

    Great song way better than wretches n kings and the catalyst

    1. I Luv LINKIN PARK says:


  14. I Luv LINKIN PARK says:

    i LOVE this song i cant fukin wait for a thousand suns!
    i have NEVER hated a song from linkin park!!!!!!
    i put this song so LOUD i bet the whole neighborhood heard it =)
    Linkin Park never gets old!!!!!!!!!!!
    keep rokin LP LOVE those guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Deep hay says:

    every song of linkin park is good and better than other bands.

  16. Evelyn says:

    its a kool song

  17. Johnathan says:

    wow wow what happen to Linkin Park!!! this doesn’t sound anything like Hybrid Theory, Meteora, or Minutes to Midnight. I’m disappointed on this one.

  18. Matthew says:

    Definitely is a NEW SOUND coming from LP. I LOVE how they are evolving as a band rather than making the same old same old.

  19. cmo says:

    This is not good but Wretches and Kings is worse….
    Dude what happened here????

    1. LP says:

      dude this is good

  20. Big Pappa Bean says:

    its ok but weres brad and phoenix? 😦 did they get fired? :p

  21. Dj says:

    well…its better than the others theyve released.

  22. Jay says:

    these guys already made enough money to do whatever they want…. they don’t care if you like their new music or not. As long as they keep their LPU fan members hypnotized with dumb perks, so that they can get get paid… that’s it!
    Wake up people, if you want the old LP sound, you’ll have to wait for the next album… and who knows when that’ll be. In the mean time if you dont like this new crapy sound… just dont buy the album.

  23. I Luv Linkin Park says:


  24. juan says:

    damn dude this is linkin park as ive never heard its alright but not as great as it shouldve been, i think meteora was the best album so far.

  25. tiva says:

    waaaaaaaaaw so good
    i loved it alot!!!!!

  26. Marvin says:

    luuvv thiss song.itz awwsoome!! cant wait to buy the whole album

  27. Camren says:

    Where’d Linkin Park go? Bring back the band that wrote songs like “Faint,” “Numb,” etc.

  28. Sash says:

    i really don’t like it
    “For months, we’d been destroying and rebuilding our band.”
    Finally, they were destroying the band.
    i liked MTM a lot and i kinda like the catalyst and a bit wretches and kings (because i can see/hear the influences of RATM) but this one is crap.

  29. Devin K1ng Mitchell says:

    This Song is sooooooooooooooooo amesum!

  30. Ed says:

    As much as I have enjoyed Linkin Park over the years, I must say that they are losing my attention with their new sound. I am always up for something new, but not when it strays away from what made them amazing. This song in particular seems a bit too “U2″ish for me…maybe it’s just me

  31. Alen says:

    Cant wait to have this song

  32. jose says:

    Wow they came back good i love this song LP4L

  33. Bean says:

    In my opinion, MInutes and Suns are both totally different from Meteora and Hybrid Theory. I’m not a fan of their two new albums. Guess I’ll just have to be happy with the first two. I don’t plan to give their next album even a cursory listen.

  34. Sourabh says:

    This is bloddy awesome… Chnage is the only constant thing my frndz… and this is a nice change !! Way to go LP

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