Linkin Park - What I’ve Done Video and Lyrics




What I’ve Done Video and Lyrics by Linkin Park

“What I’ve Done” is the lead single from Linkin Park’s third album “Minutes to Midnight”, and is the band’s highest debut on the US Hot 100. It had its first radio play on April 1, 2007, and was digitally released on April 2, 2007.
The CD Single was released on April 30, 2007.
It was also featured during and at the end of the movie Transformers.

Linkin Park - What I’ve Done Lyrics

In this farewell
There’s no blood
There’s no alibi
‘Cause I’ve drawn regret
From the truth
Of a thousand lies

[Pre-Chorus]
So let mercy come
And wash away
What I’ve done

[Chorus]
I’ve faced myself
To cross out what I’ve become
Erase myself
And let go of what I’ve done

Put to rest
What you thought of me
Well I cleaned this slate
With the hands
Of uncertainty

[Pre-Chorus]

So let mercy come
And wash away
What I’ve done

[Chorus]
I’ve faced myself
To cross out what I’ve become
Erase myself
And let go of what I’ve done

For what I’ve done
I’ll start again
And whatever pain may come
Today this ends
I’m forgiving what I’ve done

[Chorus]
I’ve faced myself
To cross out what I’ve become
Erase myself
And let go of what I’ve done

What I’ve done
Forgiving what I’ve done

Linkin Park - What I’ve Done Song Info

The Music Video for “What I’ve Done” explores the many ironies of humanity and its ill effects on the earth and the environment.

DJ Joe Hahn of the band directed the video for the single, which was shot in the California desert. The video premiered on April 2, 2007 on MTV and Fuse.

It features footage of the band performing in the desert, interspersed with stock footage reflecting on a variety of social and environmental issues including pollution, global warming, racism, Nazism, gay rights, famine, terrorism, wars, deforestation, poverty, drug addiction, obesity, destruction, rising gasoline prices and crimes committed by humanity.

Released Digital,
United States April 2, 2007, United Kingdom, Australia April 3, 2007,
CD Single
United States April 30, 2007, Australia May 5, 2007, United Kingdom May 7, 2007
Recorded Los Angeles, California
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:25 (Album Version), 3:28 (iTunes Version), 3:29 (Radio Edit)
Label Warner Bros. Records
Writer(s) Mike Shinoda, Chester Bennington, Linkin Park
Producer Rick Rubin, Mike Shinoda


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