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It took me a while, but I really wanted to get this Linkin Park Tribute song out. As you can tell, a lot of effort went into both arranging, recording and filming this music video (especially considering that this is a one-girl show). And given the circumstances, I wanted to make something meaningful.
A few days after Chester's passing, I remember having my MP3 hooked up to my amp, letting it play the songs that I had while I was cleaning up. And I remember this song, Iridescent, playing. Mike Shinoda sang the first verse alone, but when the chorus came and I heard Chester's voice, tears formed in my eyes.
Chester's voice was unique. Linkin Park was a big part of my teenagehood, and it broke my heart to hear that he was gone.
While many people choose to cover songs like Numb, In the End, Breaking the Habit and some of the other well-known songs, I chose to do « Iridescent » because this is the song that right now speaks out to me.
We often find ourselves overwhelmed by thoughts and emotions that are too much for us to bear. While some can deal with them, others can't. They feel like they can't do anything about them or can't ask anyone for help. They isolate themselves. They hurt.
I'd like to believe that we've all been there. We've all found ourselves in a situation where our thoughts felt like daggers stabbing us, where we drowned in our emotions until we suffocated. And while some feel like they can't handle these thoughts or emotions, they should know that we can understand how hopeless and devastating a situation might seem.
No, I've never attempted suicide, but I understand the struggles. Sometimes, it's hard to face your own demons. We hear them and sometimes even believe them.
« Iridescent » reminds us of those people who are dealing with those struggles. The song tells us that it may be oka…