Top 3 songs lyrically

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    Agent

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    LP aren't the best songwriters but they do have the occasional songs that are great lyrics-wise.

    My picks:

    1. Little Things Give You Away (that "Don't wanna reach for me do you..." part really hits!)
    2. Shadow of the Day
    3. Hands Held High (best shit Mike has ever written imo)

    Yep, coincidentally all three songs are from MTM.
     
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    AaronJxD

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    1. Burning In The Skies
    2. Iridescent
    3. The Catalyst
     
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    Leave Out All The Rest
    In Between
    Iridescent
     
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    Leave Out All The Rest
    The Catalyst
    Roads Untraveled / Hands Held High
     
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    Shadow of the Day
    Roads untraveled
    TLTGYA
     
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    Leave Out All The Rest
    Waiting For The End / The Catalyst
    Roads Untraveled
     
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    "The Little Things Give You Away", "Burning in the Skies" and "The Catalyst".
     
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    The Little Things Give You Away
    Hands Held High
    Burning in the Skies

    Honorable Mentions: Iridescent, Roads Untraveled
     
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    All of A Thousand Suns, great lyrics front to back. Other than that, The Little Things Give You Away, Castle of Glass, Roads Untraveled and I'll Be Gone(the song is kind of shit but the lyrics are great)
     
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    In The End, Castle Of Glass & Papercut

    Honorable Mention: With You
     
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    Shit, just three?

    1. The Little Things Give You Away
    2. Roads Untraveled
    3. Hands Held High

    Honorable Mention: Robot Boy

    All four of those songs are in my top 5 favorite Linkin Park songs.
     
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    01. Robot Boy (LPU11 Demo)
    02. Blackout
    03. Hands Held High
     
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    1) Hands Held High (Very strong message and well written, IMO)
    2) Burning In The Skies (I really like the imagery in the verses and the chorus is simple, yet epic)
    3) Robot Boy (Well written lyrics and have a strong message)
     
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    "The Little Things Give You Away" - "New Divide" - "Robot Boy"
     
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    1."Burning in the Skies/The Little Things Give You Away"
    2. "Castle Of Glass"
    3. "The Catalyst/Roads Untraveled/Robot Boy".
     
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    Shame it doesn't exist. :p

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    WTCFM, followed by WTCFM, followed by WTCFM.

    Of course, I'm incredibly biased because I adore that song.
     
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    lime treacle

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    Funny how different people's opinions are. A few people listed "Hands Held High" while a reviewer back in 2007 described it as "far and away the funniest thing you will hear all year".

    I'm personally somewhere in between on that song. I don't think it's that masterfully written, nor do I think it's "funny".
     
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    Hard question. I don't believe Linkin Park are lyrically geniuses at all, to be honest. However, here goes my list:

    Pushing Me Away
    Iridescent
    Shadow of the Day


    I do not listen to Linkin Park for their lyrics though. You simply cannot compare them to a lot of artists (hint: for example my profile picture). Obviously they are not the worst band out there when it comes to lyrics either. Favourite piece of lyrics from Linkin Park for me has to be this one (from Pushing Me Away):

    “When i look into your eyes
    There's nothing there to see
    Nothing but my own mistakes
    Staring back at me."
     
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