Living Things

Linkin Park - Living Things
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2012 Ratings: #1034 / 1094
User Score
Based on 438 ratings
2012 Ratings: #252
Liked by 14 people
June 26, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
Rick Rubin, Mike Shinoda / Producer
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Living Things is unsubtle, but it’s also quintessentially Linkin Park; albeit re-booted, regenerated, evolved.


The heavy guitar thud of yore has been replaced by a new, heavy electronic thud, but that aside it’s largely the usual semi-hilarious histrionica to which we’ve become accustomed

A.V. Club

Rejecting the slow segues and unhurried ambience of A Thousand Suns, Living Things is trim and muscular, all pumping fists and bulging neck veins.

Consequence of Sound

When you can’t tell the difference between a Linkin Park track and something produced by a plebeian confusing dance beats for real drums, something has to give.


Here it is, yet another review of me talking about how much I like Linkin Park, review number 4190204912 or some shit. You know this album is pretty much just Linkin Park doing a reboot of the band, seriously, it's so obvious too, they made a remix for the first time in over 10 years FOR this album (kinda like how they did that with HT), the 2nd to last song was for the first time in almost 10 years an instrumental. This is the most aggressive thing they put out since Meteora kinda.
Idk maybe ... read more


People tend to complain that this album is a little too digital and electronic and like... that's legit my favourite part about it. It genuinely feels like a nu-metal album done through electronic and alternative rock lens, with weird industrial textures and noisy synths everywhere. A bit of dubstep influence too but in a good way.

Just listen to Lies Greed Misery and TELL ME those choppy gated synths don't sound like a modern, banging version of Points of Authority. Same goes for Victimized, ... read more


Be it exaggerated but I have heard every single track on this album a decent amount of times.


Lost In The Echo - 10/10
In My Remains - 10/10
Burn It Down - 10/10
Lies Greed Misery - 3/10
I'll Be Gone - 6/10
Castle Of Glass - 10/10
Victimized - 6.5/10
Roads Untraveled - 7/10
Skin To Bone - 4/10
Until It Breaks - 5/10
Tinfoil - 3/10
Powerless - 4.5/10


Underrated album!


10/11 songs on here are pure fire, but until it breaks has got to be one of the worst linkin park songs out there

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Track List

  1. Lost In The Echo 
  2. In My Remains 
  3. Burn It Down 
  4. Lies Greed Misery 
  5. I'll Be Gone 
  6. Castle Of Glass 
  7. Victimized 
  8. Roads Untraveled 
  9. Skin To Bone 
  10. Until It Breaks 
  11. Tinfoil 
  12. Powerless
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Added on: June 25, 2012