Album: High Rise (2013)

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  • Chester Bennington stepped in, following the sacking of Scott Weiland, to provide the vocals for Stone Temple Pilots' High Rise EP. This was one of the songs he brought with him. The Linkin Park singer told Artist Direct: "With that track, I had that link. I wrote that part. I had the melody. I came in the next day, and I said, 'Guys, check this out! Let me know what you think of it.' I played it. They loved it, and we started recording it."

    "It was a really cool song for me because it's nice to see that I something I write will be appreciated by guys I admire as writers," Bennington added. "I was stoked that they liked it. I think the song turned out great."

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