|Song by Linkin Park|
|Released||June 23, 2012|
|Genre||Alternative rock, electronic rock, rap rock, Alternative metal|
|Label||Warner Bros., Machine Shop.|
|Producer||Rick Rubin, Mike Shinoda|
Living Things is the fifth studio album by the American rock band Linkin Park. It was recently released in June 26, 2012 through Warner Bros. Records. Production was handled by co-lead vocalist Mike Shinoda and Rick Rubin, who both co-produced the band's two previous studio albums, Minutes to Midnight (2007) and A Thousand Suns (2010).
The band has stated that the album features a new direction in their music, combining the rap rock sounds of their debut album, Hybrid Theory (2000) and the electronic mixes of A Thousand Suns, whilst keeping a brand new, original sound. On April 16, the albums first single "Burn it Down" was released, and the second single, "Lost in the Echo ", was released on October 19th 2012. The album was released in the US on June 26, 2012.
On June 16, Living Things leaked onto the internet.