And One

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"And One"
Album-Hybrid Theory EP.jpg
Song by Hybrid Theory from the album Hybrid Theory EP
Recorded 1999
Released 1999
Format Digital, CD
Length 4:33
Writer Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, Rob Bourdon
Producer Mudrock, Mike Shinoda
Label Mix Media Entertainment

Hybrid Theory EP track listing
  1. Carousel
  2. Technique (Short)
  3. Step Up
  4. And One
  5. High Voltage
  6. Part Of Me
  7. Track 7

Background

"And One" was one of three songs co-produced and mixed by Mudrock and Mike Shinoda for the Hybrid Theory EP. The song was written by Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, and Rob Bourdon. On the EP, Kyle Christener is credited for bass.

When performing the song live, the band used to mention "And One" was the very first song they wrote with Chester.

After the original release of the EP, the band continued working on "And One" for inclusion on their debut studio album, Hybrid Theory, but it didn't make it to the final tracklist.

Versions

Note: Only the date of the very first release of each version is listed.

Title Album Length Recorded Released Notes
And One Hybrid Theory EP 4:33 1999 1999
And One Hybrid Theory EP (Re-Issue)

Songs From The Underground

A Decade Underground

4:33 1999 November 19, 2001
  • Remastered. Sounds louder than the original release.
And One Demos

Hybrid Theory 8-Track Demo

Linkin Park - Demos From 02-2000

4:29 1999
  • The first CD it appears dates from January 7, 2000.
  • Different mix.
  • Audio channels switched.
  • Released on LPFuse for free download on Christmas 2004.

Live

Being one of the band's oldest song, it is likely that the band performed this song during the time in which they were Hybrid Theory. During a Reddit AMA with Mike in August of 2014, he claimed: "We played those songs [from the Hybrid Theory EP] a ton when the band name was "Hybrid Theory," and once we had a whole album to play, those kinda just went away." "And One" is on the earliest known setlists, being performed mid-set throughout 2000.

The live version of the song is different from the original. According to Brad, they took the outro and made it the bridge and pulled the rhythm tighter. [1] Mike has never rapped the ending verse to "And One" found on the studio recording live.

The song was dropped sometime mid-way through the Ridin' High Tour, only returning sporadically throughout 2001. It's final appearances were during Projekt Revolution 2002; it was dropped mid-way through the tour in favor or "It's Goin' Down", which was being rehearsed during soundchecks. The song was always performed mid-set.

Variations

Last Updated: August 12, 2016

Type Description First Played Last Played
Intro Wind Sample Intro August 8, 2000 February 5, 2002
Alternative Short Live Version August 8, 2000 February 5, 2002

Personnel

  • Rob Bourdon
  • Joseph Hahn
  • Kyle Christner
  • Brad Delson
  • Chester Bennington
  • Mike Shinoda

Production

  • Produced and mixed by Mudrock and Mike Shinoda
  • Mastered by Pat Kraus

Lyrics

External Links

References