A Thousand Suns

Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2010 Ratings: #562 / 866
User Score
Based on 207 ratings
2010 Ratings: #212
September 14, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
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aaron
93
What a surprise, that Linkin Park's greatest offering be one teetering on the edge of disaster.

Comparsions to Kid-A and The Dark Side of the Moon while lazy, drive home the point, this is an album that bends and combines every genre that Linkin Park had and would use into a single fluid album and fuck this album is smooth each song truly melts into the next, any keen un-biased listener can only admire the amount of musical elements contained and mastered here upon this album.

For all its ... read more
Bottlekek
100
This album is a pearl in Linkin Park's career. Not only the longuest album they made, but also written as an only song cut in chapters.
Here we have classic songs (Burning in the Skies, When They Come for Me, Robot Boy, Waiting for the End, Blackout, Iridescent, The Catalyst and The Messenger) which could have been in other albums, but put together with brilliant interludes (The Requiem, The Radiance, Empty Spaces, Jornada del Muerto, Wisdom Justice and Love, and Fallout) that give this record ... read more
Plats
86
“A Thousand Suns” is probably Linkin Park’s most powerful record to date! It’s a concept album that shows the horrors of nuclear warfare while delivering beautiful production, solid writing and great performances.

Fav Tracks: Waiting For The End, Blackout, The Catalyst, Iridescent, Burning In The Skies, Robot Boy

Least Fav Track: The Messenger

Score:
8.6
Awesome
Songsearcher1
75
I definitely misunderstood this album. After reading some of the praise, and realising the original rating (35) was from a time I hated electronic music (I still do, to some extent) I gave this thing another go. And I'm happy I did. This is, conceptually, the best thing Linkin Park had ever done, and there's no debating that. The title, cover and songs reflect over war and its consequences in a surprisingly great way. The vocals are quite good, as Chester has one of his career highs on the ... read more
DeathIsBest
90
Easily the biggest turning event in Linking Parks discography. Their matured sound and improved vocals show a theme of acceptance almost, and its beautiful.
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Track List

  1. The Requiem 
  2. The Radiance 
  3. Burning In The Skies 
  4. Empty Spaces 
  5. When They Come For Me
  6. Robot Boy 
  7. Jornada Del Muerto
  8. Waiting For The End 
  9. Blackout 
  10. Wretches And Kings 
  11. Wisdom, Justice, And Love 
  12. Iridescent 
  13. Fallout 
  14. The Catalyst 
  15. The Messenger
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