|Song by Linkin Park from the album Reanimation|
|Working title||Krwlng Intro|
|Released||July 30, 2002|
"Opening" is an introduction written for Reanimation by Mike Shinoda, with violin and cello played by Phoenix. The track is listed as "Krwlng Intro" in an early watermarked promotional copy of the album.
In the album credits, the violin and cello are listed as being recorded at "The Stockroom", which was a name the band gave to Mike Shinoda's home studio.
The music video for "Opening" was directed by Joe Hahn for MTV2's "MTV:Playback" and features a girl going to bed. The same girl also stars the music videos for "Chali", "Frgt/10", "Riff Raff", "Ntr\Mssion", and "Stef".
MTV: Playback was originally aired on July 27, 2002 at 2:00pm, with a rerun on July 28, 2002 at 8:00pm.
Note: Only the date of the very first release of each version is listed.
|Opening||Reanimation||1:07||2001||July 30, 2002|
- Mike Shinoda - piano
- Phoenix - violin, cello
- 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