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Does Linkin Park's 'The Catalyst' Rank Among Their Best Videos?

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James Montgomery, who writes a lot of articles on Linkin Park for the MTV website, posted a top 5 videoclips. Could be interesting.



At 12:01 a.m. on Thursday (August 26), Linkin Park premiered their brand-new video for "The Catalyst," the first single off their upcoming A Thousand Suns album. It's a dark, moody, abstract affair, full of swirling smoke, charred earth and rising tides, and, judging from the comments we got on MTVNews.com, Linkin Park fans totally love it. So that got us thinking: Is it good enough to rank among their all-time best videos?


Even though "The Catalyst" is barely 13 hours old at this point, it's clear the clip takes the band to places they've never gone before. But the short answer is ... no, not just yet. Sure, the video would probably land in the LP top 10, but we're talking about the best of the best here. So while it's undoubtedly good, it's not quite good enough to crack the band's top five. But give it some time. We're sure its impact will be measured in weeks and months, not hours. That's how Linkin Park videos tend to go. At least, judging by the ones we've selected as their five best:


Read more here.


Also interesting: Linkin Park's 'The Catalyst' Video: Kiss The Past Goodbye (New clip sees LP pushing the envelope even further), about how the band wants to go in a new direction with their sound and the video for "The Catalyst".

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