Darker Than Blood

Album: Neon Future II (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • This features Linkin Park. Steve Aoki told Billboard magazine that the song had been a work in progress since 2012. He added that Mike Shinoda rewrote Aoki's original lyrics because the Linkin Park vocalist thought they were "too happy. He wanted to make it darker."
  • This is the second collaboration between Steve Aoki and Linkin Park following "A Light That Never Comes." That track was part of the group's 2013 Recharged remix album.
  • The song's music video was directed by Dan Packer and conceptualized by Steve Aoki. The pair previously collaborated on the DJ and producer's "Free the Madness" clip. The visual features Aoki, along with Mike Shinoda, as scientists hard at work to find a cure for a virus that is rapidly killing humans.

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