Bittersweet

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"Bittersweet"
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Song by Chris Kelly from the album New Beginnings
Recorded January 14, 2021
Released November 2020
Label KMG

New Beginnings track listing
  1. Nothing Means Nothing
  2. Bittersweet
  3. For You
  4. Rise

"Bittersweet" is a song by Chris Kelly that was produced by Mike Shinoda as a part of his ShinodaProduceMe initiative. Chris Kelly is one half of the pop duo Velavox from Vancouver, BC.

Background

Chris Kelly was the lead singer for the Montreal-based Linkin Park tribute band Projekt Revolution from its conception in 2016 until September 2017, when he moved to Vancouver.[1][2] There, he started the pop duo Kelly & Gibson (now Velavox) with Nicole Gibson.[3] Thanks to their performance of "Crossing A Line", they were able to meet Mike Shinoda when he did a reaction video of the cover for MTV TRL in 2018 as part of their Critique My Cover series.[4]

The original version of "Bittersweet" was released in November 2020 as part of Kelly's New Beginnings solo EP.[5] On January 13, 2021, he announced the song had been picked by Mike Shinoda to kick off the ShinodaProduceMe initiative.[6] The track was produced the following day live on Twitch by Shinoda.

Release

Versions

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

Title Album Length Recorded Released Notes
Bittersweet Bittersweet February 26, 2021
  • Produced by Mike Shinoda.
Bittersweet New Beginnings November 2020
  • Original version.

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