My-Dsmbr

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"My<Dsmbr"
Remix-Reanimation Cover.jpg
Song by Linkin Park from the album Reanimation
Recorded 2001
Released July 30, 2002
Length 04:17
Time signature 4/4
Tempo 104.75
Key D Minor
Writer Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, Kelli Dayton Joseph Hahn, Mickey Petralia, Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon

Reanimation track listing
  1. Opening
  2. Pts.Of.Athrty
  3. Enth E Nd
  4. Chali
  5. Frgt/10
  6. P5hng Me A*wy
  7. Plc.4 Mie Hæd
  8. X-Ecutioner Style
  9. H! Vltg3
  10. Riff Raff
  11. Wth>You
  12. Ntr\Mssion
  13. Ppr:Kut
  14. Rnw@y
  15. My<Dsmbr
  16. Stef
  17. By_Myslf
  18. Kyur4 Th Ich
  19. 1stp Klosr
  20. Krwlng

Background

Mickey Petralia Remix

On a January 11, 2002 linkinpark.com chat, Mike Shinoda was questioned if there would be a remix of "My December" on Reanimation. He said: "yes. a guy named mickey p and i are working on it this week i want it to sound like bjork good question. i hope it comes out as good as the rest of them have"[1]

The remix was created by Mickey Petralia and Michael Fitzpatrick. Both also handled the programming. Keyboards were recorded by Mickey Petralia and Greg Kurstin. The track also features additional vocals by Kelli Ali of Sneaker Pimps.

The remix can be heard during the Frat Party At The Pankake Festival documentary.

DJ Crook Remix

Another remix of "My December" was made by DJ Crook of Team Sleep. His remix was rumored to have been "too dark" to make the album. This information was published by LPFuse in 2004. DJ Shadow is also rumored to be featured on the song with his scratching.

A post by Astat on LPAssociation in 2006 says, "It's supposed to be a really dark and moody techno/ambience remix of My December done by Team Sleep and featuring scratches by the legendary DJ Shadow, but that's about all anyone knows about it. I don't think being too "dark" for the album is the sole reason though, if Mike saw it as not album-worthy and then never released it but did put out 2 other Reanimation b-sides, chances are it may not have been a very good remix in the first place."[2]

When asked through Twitter in September 2013 about the possibility of the remix being released someday, DJ Crook answered "probably never..sorry!"[3]

Music Video

The music video for "My<Dsmbr" was directed by Chip Miller[4] for MTV2's "MTV:Playback".

MTV: Playback was originally aired on July 27, 2002 at 2:00pm, with a rerun on July 28, 2002 at 8:00pm.[5]

Versions

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

Title Album Length Recorded Released Notes
My<Dsmbr Reanimation 4:17 2002 July 30, 2002
  • Remix by Mickey Petralia and Michael Fitzpatrick.
  • Features vocals by Kelli Ali and keyboards by Greg Kurstin and Mickey Petralia.

Personnel

  • Michael Fitzpatrick - programming, interpretation
  • Kelli Ali - vocals
  • Greg Kurstin - keyboards
  • Mickey Petralia - keyboards, programming, producer, interpretation

Production (Album)

  • Mike Shinoda - producer
  • Mark "Spike" Stent - mixing
  • David Treahearn - mixing assistant
  • Paul "P-Dub" Walton - ProTools enginer
  • Brian "Big Bass" Gardner - mastering, digital editing
  • Nancie Stern - sample clearance

Lyrics

Gallery

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